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News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Ambassador Samantha Power Named to Joint Appointment at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School

  • Doug Gavel
| Apr. 13, 2017

Samantha Power, who served as the 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 until 2017, is joining the Belfer Center as a senior member, board member, and director of the Center’s new International Peace and Security Project. Power has been named to a joint faculty appointment at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School, where she will serve as the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy and will be affiliated with both the Belfer Center and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. Power first came to the Belfer Center in 1998 as project director of the Center’s Human Rights Initiative which became the Carr Center in 1998 with Power as inaugural director.