J. Michael Cleverley ("Mike") spent over thirty years as an American Foreign Service officer with the US Department of State. His hobby is writing. Now officially retired, he still takes temporary assignments with the State Department and teaches university political science and economics.
Michael and his wife, Seija Kaarina, have four children. Seija Kaarina is the daughter of Finnish Karelian refugee parents. She moved to the United States in 1969.
A Scent of Glory: The Times and Life of Larry A Thorne, (Athens: Daphne, 2003), was published and marketed only in Greece.
"Against Famine and Plague," US Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome, March 2004
© J. Michael Cleverley 2008