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Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009 to 2011 she served as Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position.

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009 to 2011 she served as Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. Upon leaving the State Department she received the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor conferred by the State Department, for her work leading the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review. She also received a Meritorious Honor Award from the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

She lectures widely and has served on boards of organizations ranging from the Council of Foreign Relations and the New America Foundation to the McDonald’s Corporation and the Citigroup Economic and Political Strategies Advisory Group. Foreign Policy magazine named her to their annual list of the Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Prior to her government service, Dr. Slaughter was the first woman Dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from 2002 to 2009, where she rebuilt the School’s international relations faculty and created a number of new centres and programs.

Prior to her appointment at Princeton, Dr. Slaughter was the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and Director of the International Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School from 1994-2002, and a Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government from 2001-2002. She published over 100 articles in international law and international relations and helped pioneer an integrated approach to both fields.

Dr. Slaughter is also a frequent contributor to both mainstream and new media, publishing op-eds in major newspapers, magazines and blogs around the world and curating foreign policy news for over 40,000 followers on Twitter. She appears regularly on CNN, the BBC, NPR, PBS, just to mention a few.

She received her BA from Princeton where she majored in the Woodrow Wilson School. She won the Daniel M. Sachs Memorial Scholarship, one of Princeton’s top honors, which provides for two years of study at Oxford University. She received her M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees in international relations from Oxford in 1982 and 1992, respectively, and her law degree from Harvard Law School. She continued at Harvard after graduation as a researcher. Before joining the Harvard faculty she taught at the University of Chicago Law School.

Anne-Marie Slaughter will be speaking at The Harbour Point, VI




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