John E. Rielly, PhD ’61, political science, is a Visiting Fellow for the Spring term 2018 at Clare Hall, Cambridge University. He is currently an adjunct professor of political science at Northwestern University. From 2003 to 2016, he served as a Visiting Professor in the Graduate School of International Relations at the University of California San Diego. In August 2001, he retired as President of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, a position he held for three decades. Rielly served in the US Department of State in the Kennedy administration and later as the Foreign Policy Assistant to Senator and Vice President Hubert Humphrey. He served on the editorial board of Foreign Policy Quarterly for four decades and has published articles in Foreign Policy, The New York Times, Europa Archive, The Chicago Tribune, and other journals. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He served from 2005–2011 as an appointed director of the Harvard Alumni Association and currently serves on the Board of the American Ditchley Foundation and the BMW Center for European Studies at Georgetown University.