Meryl Chertoff

Executive Director, Justice and Society Program, The Aspen Institute; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Meryl Chertoff is executive director of the Aspen Institute Justice and Society program and adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University. She has been an attorney, legal writing instructor, lobbyist, state official, and federal official. She is a member of the boards of iCivics Inc. and the Sandra Day O’Connor Initiative on Judicial Selection at the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System. Chertoff served in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Federal Emergency Management Agency during the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. She is also a member of the Washington-area advisory committee of Common Sense Media and a trustee of the Meridian International Center.

Videos/Audio of Meryl Chertoff

Originating in discussions at an interfaith iftar that took place in 2010 in the Washington, DC, area, the Inclusive... See more
America’s religious diversity: are we pulling together or pulling apart? Three distinguished authorities on American... See more
How do we engage America’s religious pluralism as a force for the common good? David Gergen will report the findings of... See more
How do we choose our judges and why should citizens care? Retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor, former... See more