Hermes Grullon

Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State

Hermes Grullon is a U.S. Foreign Service Officer. He currently serves as a Foreign Service Orientation Deputy Course Coordinator, welcoming all new Foreign Service Officers. He previously served as a Political Officer/Acting Deputy Political Counselor in the U.S. mission to the Organization of American States; a Watch Officer in the 24/7 Operations Center; a Consular Officer/Acting Deputy Consul General in Embassy Managua; and a Political Section Chief in Embassy Djibouti. A first-generation college graduate, he completed his BA at DePauw University, MA in International Relations at Johns Hopkins SAIS, and coursework at Howard University. He is from Brooklyn, New York born to Dominican immigrants and married with two young children. He was a Rangel Scholar, Gilman Scholar, Bonner Scholar, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholar, Institute for International Public Policy Fellow, International Career Advancement Program Fellow, and Pickering Fellow. In 2022, he made the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Diversity in National Security Network Top 50 National Security and Foreign Affairs Leadership List.