Jeane J. Kirkpatrick
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Sponsor: Lt. Governor Mary
Size: 24" x 36"
Type: Oil on Canvas
Location: 5th Floor, North
Scholar, diplomat, political
scientist, Jeane Kirkpatrick is one of America’s
true experts on world politics and international affairs.
Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick was born November 19, 1926, in
Duncan, Oklahoma, and graduated from Barnard College in
1948. She received a doctorate in political science from
Columbia University in 1968. She joined the faculty of
Georgetown University where she became a full professor
of political science in 1968.
In 1980, she became the foreign
policy advisor for Ronald Reagan during his presidential
campaign. She was named as the United States Ambassador
to the United Nations, a position she held for four years
and also served as a cabinet member for President Reagan
from 1981 through 1985. She served as a member of the President's
Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board from 1985 to 1990,
the Defense Policy Review Board from 1985 to 1993 and chaired
the Secretary of Defense Commission on Fail Safe and Risk
Reduction from 1991 to 1992. On March 13, 2003, President
George W. Bush appointed Dr. Kirkpatrick as Representative
of the United States of America on the Human Rights Commission
of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
As a discerning scholar, political
scientist, and advocate for America’s foreign policy,
Dr. Kirkpatrick is one of the modern era’s wisest experts
on geopolitical issues. She has been awarded the Medal of
Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian honor, and has
received many other international medals and awards.
Dr. Kirkpatrick is a Senior Fellow
at the American Enterprise Institute and serves as Co-Founder
and Director of Empower America, a conservative
public policy organization. In addition, she testifies yearly
before Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives
on national and international defense policy, focusing on
matters of high importance to our national security. She
is the author of many publications including The Withering
Away of the Totalitarian State, Dismantling the
Parties: Reflections on Party Reform and Party Decomposition and Good
Intentions. Dr. Kirkpatrick resides in Washington, D.C.
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