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

Jane Harman, Mike McConnell, Elliot Gerson and James Fallows. See more
It's been a year of galling sexist gaffes and devastating gender-based violence throughout the world, but also one... See more
What's at stake politically in several of the world's hot spots including Egypt, Syria, Iran, and Pakistan? See more
How do we deal with arms races with China? How do we tackle missile defense with Russia? What kind of military do we... See more
Has promoting democracy around the globe made us safer? Are we living the values of our government if we don't stand up... See more
It's been 10 years since the attacks on September 11, 2001. It hasn't happened again — why? What have we learned from a... See more

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