Anne-Marie Slaughter (born September 27, 1958) is an American international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator. From 2002 to 2009, she was the Dean of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs. Slaughter was the first woman to serve as the Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department from January 2009 until February 2011 under U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She is a former president of the American Society of International Law and the current President and CEO of New America (formerly the New America Foundation).
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|Director of Policy Planning|
January 23, 2009 – January 23, 2011
|Preceded by||David F. Gordon|
|Succeeded by||Jake Sullivan|
|Born||September 27, 1958|
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
|Education||Princeton University (AB)|
Worcester College, Oxford (MPhil, DPhil)
Harvard University (JD)
Slaughter has received several awards for her work including: the Woodrow Wilson School R.W. van de Velde Award, 1979; the Thomas Jefferson Medal in Law, University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2007; Distinguished Service Medal, U.S. Secretary of state 2011; Louis B. Sohn Award for Public International Law, American Bar association, 2012.
As author and editor Slaughter has worked on eight books, including A New World Order (2004); The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World (2007); Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family (2015); The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Dangerous World (2017), as well as many scholarly articles. She revived a national debate over gender equality in the 21st century in an article in The Atlantic titled "Why Women Still Can't Have it All". Slaughter is on the Global Advisory Board for Oxford University's journal on "Global Summitry: Politics, Economics, and Law in International Governance."