Lee Feinstein, founding dean of the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and a former U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Poland, has had a distinguished career in and out of government. A noted scholar-practitioner, Feinstein served as principal deputy director of the Policy Planning Staff and held other senior positions at the State Department and Pentagon. He has worked at the nation’s top research institutions, including the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution. Feinstein is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, serves on the Board of Trustees of The Kosciuszko Foundation in New York, is a member of the National Advisory Council of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, and the North American Council of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. An expert on international law and national security, Feinstein is the author with Tod Lindberg of Means to an End: US Interest and the International Criminal Court (Brookings Institution Press). In addition to his role in Polish Studies, Feinstein is Professor of International Studies in the School of Global and International Studies; Affiliated Professor of Law at the Maurer School of Law and the Russian and East European Institute in HLS.
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