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Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, JFK School of Government, Harvard University
Meghan L. O’Sullivan is the Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. She is also a Partner at Macro Advisory Partners, a geopolitical advisory firm, and the North America chair of the Trilateral Commission. Meghan has extensive experience in policy formulation and in negotiation, including serving as special assistant to President George W. Bush and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan and as the 2013 Vice Chair of the All-Party Peace Talks in Northern Ireland. She is on the board of Raytheon Technologies and the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the International Advisory Group for the British law firm Linklaters, and a consultant to energy companies. She is a trustee of the International Crisis Group and a member of the board of The Mission Continues, a non-profit organization to help veterans. She is also on the advisory committee for the Women's Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute as well as Columbia University’s Center for Global Energy Policy. Meghan is a frequent writer on energy, climate, and foreign policy, including her most recent book Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens American Power. For her service in Iraq, Meghan was awarded the Defense Department's highest honor for civilians and, three times, the State Department's Superior Honor Award. Meghan was a Luce Scholar in Indonesia and a Henry Crown Fellow. She has a B.A. from Georgetown University and a masters and doctorate from Oxford University.