An afternoon with Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter
4 March 2016
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: University of Sydney
The US Studies Centre and the Sydney Opera House hosted a public forum on US foreign policy featuring Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of the New America Foundation, international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator.
This was the first event in a series celebrating ten years of the US Studies Centre, from its birth in 2006, through the historic 2008 campaign, the Obama presidency, and looking forward to America's future under its next president in 2017 and beyond.
About Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter
Dr Anne-Marie Slaughter is currently the President and CEO of New America Foundation. She is an academic, foreign policy analyst, and public commentator. She served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department from January 2009 until February 2011 under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, she was first woman to hold that position. Prior to her government service, Dr Slaughter was the Dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from 2002–2009 and the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law at Harvard Law School from 1994-2002. Dr Slaughter has written or edited seven books, including Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family (2015), A New World Order (2004), and The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World (2007), and over 100 scholarly articles. In 2012 she published the article “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All", in The Atlantic, which quickly became the most read article in the history of the magazine and helped spawn a renewed national debate on the continued obstacles to genuine full male-female equality.
Anne-Marie was presented in association with the Sydney Opera House's All About Women festival
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Made for the 2016 American Australian Association Gala Dinner, Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.
Research director James Brown discusses his Quarterly Essay looking at the reasoning behind sending troops to war.
Research associate Nicole Hemmer discusses homophobia, terrorism and American gun laws in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando.