Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Distinguished Service Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Joseph Nye is university distinguished service professor and former dean of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He has served as assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, chair of the National Intelligence Council, and deputy under secretary of state for security assistance, science, and technology. His recent books include Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics, Understanding International Conflicts (7th edition), The Power Game: A Washington Novel, and The Powers to Lead. He is based in Cambridge, MA.

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