Anne-Marie Slaughter to Speak at Amherst College Feb. 25

February 20, 2004
Director of Media Relations
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AMHERST, Mass.-Anne-Marie Slaughter, the John J. McCloy '16 Professor of American Institutions and International Relations at Amherst College and dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, will deliver a lecture on "A New World Order, Part II: How to Fight Terrorism, Help Developing Countries and Govern the Global Economy," on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni House at Amherst College. The event will be free and open to the public.

Slaughter, a highly regarded expert on international law, previously served as director of graduate and international legal studies at the Harvard Law School and was founder and faculty director of the Harvard Colloquium on International Affairs. She has taught at the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a professor of law and international relations. Her teaching and research have focused on global governance, the politics of international tribunals, and interdisciplinary analyses of international legal issues. An author or co-editor of four books and more than 50 articles, and a frequent commentator in the media, Slaughter is president of the American Society of International Law and has worked to establish jurisdiction principles for war crimes. Educated at Princeton University, Oxford University and Harvard Law School, Slaughter has received numerous honors for her work.

The John J. McCloy '16 Professorship was established at Amherst College in 1983 to honor John J. McCloy and his outstanding career of service and accomplishment in American politics and international diplomacy. Slaughter's visit is hosted by Beth Yarbrough, Willard Long Thorp Professor of Economics at Amherst College.

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