Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International AffairsKirner-Johnson 105
Anne C. Richard is the Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International Affairs for fall 2019. She also teaches at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service and is affiliated with Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of International Migration. She served as Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration in the Obama Administration (2012-17).
Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Richard was the vice president of government relations and advocacy for the International Rescue Committee. Earlier in her career, she served in other senior positions at the State Department, at Peace Corps Headquarters, and at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.
She is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and has a master’s degree in public policy studies from the University of Chicago. She resides in Bethesda, M.D., and is originally from Riverhead, N.Y.
Recent Courses Taught
Linowitz Seminar: International Responses to Humanitarian Crises
- Australia’s loss is America’s gain’: the Nauru and Manus refugees starting anew in the U.S. (The Guardian)
Is the United States Losing Its Humanity? (The New York Times)
Hysteria does not help make sound policy (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Council on Foreign Relations
American Council on Germany
Appointed to the Faculty: 2019
M.A., University of Chicago
B.S., Georgetown University