Ambassador Susan Rice | August 27, 2020
In AGS’ first Dave & Kay Phillips Family International Lecture of the semester, Professor David Schanzer joined Susan Rice in conversation to discuss American interests and values in a globalized world.
Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as U.S. National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations under President Barack Obama. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.
In her role as National Security Advisor from July 1, 2013, to January 20, 2017, Ambassador Rice led the National Security Council staff of approximately 400 defense, diplomatic, intelligence, and development experts. She chaired the cabinet-level National Security Principals Committee, provided the president daily national security briefings, and was responsible for coordinating the formulation and implementation of all aspects of the administration’s foreign and national security policy, including the $680 billion national security budget and all diplomatic, intelligence, homeland security, and military efforts.