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Amy Cloud

Government, Visiting Faculty Department of Government School of Science, Mathematics and the Humanities

Dr. Amy CloudAmy Cloud, an International Relations Specialist with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), is serving as a visiting professor in the School of Science, Mathematics, and the Humanities through the end of 2023. From 2017- 2021 she served in Bogota as the CBP Attaché for the Andean Region where she managed the bilateral relationship between Colombia and the U.S. on issues related to border security and trade and travel facilitation, and assisted in carrying out CBP’s mission in Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Previously, she served as the Deputy Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City for over three years. Ms. Cloud has been with CBP since July 2007.

Prior to joining CBP, Ms. Cloud studied International Economics and Law at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C. and Bologna, Italy. Ms. Cloud is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Italian. Her first career was as a middle school English and Math teacher in Louisiana, Guatemala, and her home state of North Carolina.


  • M.A. Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • B.A. College of William and Mary

Courses Taught

  • Global Challenges
  • Comparative Politics
  • Politics of Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Borders, Boundaries, and Humanity

Contact Information

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