Philip Kaiser "is former U.S. ambassador to Senegal, Mauritania, Austria and Hungary, and minister to Great Britain. He was President Truman’s assistant secretary of labor for international affairs, and special assistant to former New York Governor Averell Harriman. He graduated from UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in classics and philosophy, and from Oxford University as a Rhodes scholar with a degree in politics, philosophy and economics." 
"Executive Assistant to Assistant Secretary of Labor in Charge of International Labor Affairs, 1946-47; Director, Office of International Labor Affairs, Department of Labor, 1947-49; Assistant Secretary of Labor for International Labor Affairs, 1949-53; Special Assistant to Governor W. Averell Harriman, 1955-58; U.S. Ambassador to Senegal and Mauritania, 1961-64; Minister, U.S. Embassy in London, 1964-69; U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, 1977-80, and to Austria, 1980-81."