Anne-Marie Slaughter is an international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist, and public commentator. She is a member of the International Law Association, American Society of International Law, American Bar Association, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and World Peace Foundation. During her academic career, she has taught at Princeton University, the University of Chicago, and Harvard University. 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. She was subsequently 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.
Slaughter is an author, and is best known for her article in The Atlantic, titled "Why Women Still Can’t Have it All."
Slaughter received her B.A. from Princeton University, her M.Phil from Worcester College, Oxford, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a D.Phil in International Relations from Oxford.