Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009–2011 she served as director of policy planning for the U.S. Department of State, the first woman to hold that position.

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

She has written or edited six books, including A New World Order (2004) and The Idea that Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World (2007), and over 100 articles. She was also the convener and academic co-chair, with Professor John Ikenberry, of the Princeton Project on National Security, a multi-year research project aimed at developing a new, bipartisan national security strategy for the United States.

From 1994–2002, 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.