The Next President of the New America Foundation

slaughter_Anne-Marie Slaughter, the Bert G. Kersletter ’66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, has been chosen as the next president of the New America Foundation. The foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that identifies problems that the nation will face in the future and develops possible solutions for these problems. Professor Slaughter will begin her new assignment on September 1 and assume emerita status at Princeton.

51nwg8ao6BL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA300_SH20_OU01_From 2002 to 2009, Professor Slaughter served as dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton. She then spent two years as director of policy planning for the U.S. Department of State. She was the first woman to hold that post in the history of the department.

Professor Slaughter is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Oxford. She is the author or editor of six books including  A New World Order (Princeton University Press, 2004) and The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith With Our Values in a Dangerous World (Basic Books, 2007).

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