In Conversation with Jake Sullivan
Former Director of Policy Planning at the US State Department and National Security Advisor to Vice President Biden - Montgomery Fellow (winter term) - Magro Family Distinguished Fellow in International Affairs (spring term)
Introductions by Professor Steve Swayne, Interim Director of the Montgomery Fellows Program
Moderated by Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, Director of the Dickey Center for International Understanding
Wednesday, January 16, 5pm, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall. Free and open to all.
Jake Sullivan is the Martin R. Flug Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He served in the Obama administration as national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, as well as deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He was the Senior Policy Adviser on Secretary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. Previously, he served as deputy policy director on Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential primary campaign, and a member of the debate preparation team for Barack Obama's general election campaign. Sullivan also previously served as a senior policy adviser and chief counsel to Senator Amy Klobuchar from his home state of Minnesota, worked as an associate for Faegre & Benson LLP, and taught at the University of St. Thomas Law School. He clerked for Judge Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Sullivan holds undergraduate and law degrees from Yale and a master's degree from Oxford.