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Ambassador Swanee Hunt

Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

Affiliation:
Hunt Alternatives Fund

Ambassador Swanee Hunt chairs the Washington-based Institute for Inclusive Security. During her tenure as US ambassador to Austria (1993–97), she hosted negotiations and symposia focused on securing the peace in the neighboring Balkan states. She is a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations, the Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the president of Hunt Alternatives Fund. She has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, and NPR, and has written for publications including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the International Herald Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and the Huffington Post. She is the author of Half-Life of a Zealot and This Was Not Our War: Bosnian Women Reclaiming the Peace, both also published by Duke University Press.

For more on the Hunt Alternatives Fund, please visit the website at huntalternativesfund.org.

Major Publications

Worlds Apart: Bosnian Lessons for a Global Security, Duke University Press, 2011.

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