Meghan L. O'Sullivan
Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Meghan L. O’Sullivan is the Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard Kennedy School. She served as vice chair of the 2013 All Party Talks in Northern Ireland. Between 2004 and 2007, she was the president’s special assistant and deputy national security advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan. O’Sullivan was previously political advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority administrator and the presidential envoy’s chief advisor for the Northern Ireland peace process. She was awarded the Defense Department’s Distinguished Public Service Medal and the State Department’s Superior Honor Award.