Anne-Marie Slaughter, Former Director, Policy Planning for U.S. State Department, to Speak at Inaugural Joseph S. Nye Jr. Lecture, Oct. 24
Anne-Marie Slaughter '80, the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, and former director of policy planning for the United States Department of State, will be the inaugural speaker at this year's Joseph S. Nye, Jr. lecture, at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2011, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Slaughter will present "The Faces of Power."
Joseph Nye Jr. ’58 is the Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and former dean of the Kennedy School of Government. Nye served as assistant secretary for international security affairs at the Department of Defense, chair of the National Intelligence Council, and deputy under secretary of state for security assistance, science and technology.
From 2009-2011 Slaughter served as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State. She was the first woman to hold that position. She was dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University from 2002-2009. Slaughter came to the Wilson School from Harvard Law School where she was the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and director of the international legal studies program. She is a former president of the American Society of International Law, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Slaughter has written widely on foreign policy and international security. Her most recent book is The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World. She is also the author of A New World Order, in which she identified transnational networks of government officials as an increasingly important component of global governance.
The event will be videotaped and posted online for later viewing on the Woodrow Wilson School’s Webmedia site – http://wws.princeton.edu/webmedia.
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