Mathews, Jessica Tuchman

Portrait
Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Activists, Columnist, Editors


1946 - Born in New York City, USA.

1967 - Educated and earned BS, in Radcliffe College.

1973 - Earned a degree of PhD Molecular Biology, in California Institute of Technology.

1977 - 1979 - She was director of the Office of Global Issues of the National Security Council, covering nuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales policy, chemical and biological warfare, and human rights.

1980 - 1982 - She served on the editorial board of the Washington Post.

       - She became a weekly columnist for the Washington Post, writing a column that appeared nationwide and in the International Herald Tribune.

1982 - 1993 - She was founding vice president and director of research of the World Resources Institute, an internationally known center for policy research on environmental and natural-resource management issues.

1993 - She returned to government as deputy to the Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs.

1993 - 1997 - She was a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

1997 - Served as director of the Council’s Washington program.

       - While there, she published her seminal  Foreign Affairs article, "Power Shift", chosen by the editors as one of the most influential in the journal's 75 years.


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