Lee Feinstein

Dean, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University

Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein is founding Dean and Professor of International Studies at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University, a global leader in the study of international affairs and the strategic languages and cultures that shape the world. Ambassador Feinstein has served in senior positions in the U.S. government, including as principal deputy director of the Secretary of State’s policy planning staff, on the presidential transition team for President Barack Obama, and as U.S. Ambassador to Poland. In addition to his government service, Feinstein was senior fellow and deputy director of studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, specializing in U.S. foreign policy, international institutions and national security affairs. Feinstein is a trustee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, a presidentially appointed position, and chair of the Museum’s Committee on Conscience, which advises the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he is co-author of Means to an End: U.S. Interest and the International Criminal Court. Ambassador Feinstein is a member of the Europe and Eurasia practice at McLarty Associates, a global consulting firm in Washington, DC.  He is a proud member of the Board of The International Center in Indianapolis.