Today, President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Morse H. Tan of Illinois, to be the Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice.

Mr. Tan is an Associate Professor and Professor of Law at Northern Illinois University College of Law.  Previously, he was an Assistant/Associate Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law, Visiting Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas, and a Visiting Scholar at both the University of Texas Law School and Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.  Mr. Tan was a Founding Professor of the first American juris doctor program in Asia at Handong International Law School in South Korea.  He completed the Emerging Leader program of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and was selected as Korean-American of the Year by the Korean-American Society of Chicago.  Mr. Tan earned his B.A. and M.A. from Wheaton College and J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law with a concentration in international law.  He is fluent in Korean and Spanish.