Jane Harman

Director, President and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Jane Harman is director, president, and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center. She served nine terms in Congress (D-CA) and is a recognized expert on security and public policy issues. Previously, she was staff director of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, deputy cabinet secretary to President Carter, special counsel to the Defense Department, and in private law practice. Harman is a member of the Defense Policy Board, the State Department Foreign Policy Board, and the Homeland Security Advisory Council. She serves on the Trilateral Commission Executive Committee, Munich Security Conference Advisory Board, Presidential Debates Commission, and Iridium Board of Directors. She is an Aspen Institute trustee.

Videos/Audio of Jane Harman

A decade after the 9/11 Commission issued its report on the greatest act of terrorism on US soil, is the nation as safe... See more
The South and East China Seas? Persian Gulf? North Korea? See more
From human rights to economic opportunity, bold and rigorous thinking about gender equality can lead us to a safer,... See more
How domestic politics affect Middle-East peacemaking. See more
How the gamification of stubborn policy challenges — like budget, energy, and health care — can help engage and involve... See more
Jane Harman, Mike McConnell, Elliot Gerson and James Fallows. See more

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