Anne-Marie Slaughter and Jill Dolan to speak at annual Phyllis Marchand Lecture at the Princeton Public Library

Anne-Marie Slaughter and Jill Dolan will talk about advancing women in leadership roles for the 2022 Phyllis Marchand Leadership Lecture.

The event will take place on Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at Princeton Public Library. The Marchand Lecture, dedicated to “inspiring excellence in community-based leadership,” is an annual library event held in honor of Phyllis Marchand, Princeton Township’s longest-serving mayor. Marchand died in the fall of 2021 after a long battle with cancer.

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and CEO of New America, a think and action tank dedicated to renewing the promise of America and bringing us closer to our nation’s highest ideals. From 2002 to 2009, she served as the dean of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs. From 2009–2011, she served as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. She received a bachelor’s degree from Princeton, a master’s degree and a doctorate in international relations from Oxford, and earned her law degree from Harvard University. 

Jill Dolan

Dolan is the Dean of the College at Princeton University, where she also serves as the Annan Professor in English and Professor of Theater at the Lewis Center for the Arts. She directed Princeton’s Program in gender and sexuality studies from 2009-2015 and became dean in 2015. She holds a doctorate in performance studies from New York University. She is the author of many books and articles on women, feminism, and theatre.