Condoleezza Rice

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Condoleezza Rice
Rice in Februar 2005
66t Unitit States Secretar o State
In office
Januar 26, 2005 – Januar 20, 2009
PresesGeorge W. Bush
DeputeRichard Armitage
Robert Zoellick
John Negroponte
Precedit biColin Powell
Succeedit biHillary Rodham Clinton
20t Unitit States Naitional Security Advisor
In office
Januar 20, 2001 – Januar 26, 2005
PresesGeorge W. Bush
DeputeStephen Hadley
Precedit biSandy Berger
Succeedit biStephen Hadley
Provost o Stanford Varsity
In office
Precedit biGerald Lieberman
Succeedit biJohn Hennessy
Personal details
Born (1954-11-14) 14 November 1954 (age 69)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyRepublican Pairty
Alma materVarsity o Denver
Varsity o Notre Dame

Condoleezza Rice (/ˌkɒndəˈlzə/; born November 14, 1954) is an American poleetical scientist an diplomat. She served as the 66t Unitit States Secretar o State, an wis the seicont person tae hauld that affice in the admeenistration o Preses George W. Bush. Rice wis the first female African-American secretar o state, as well as the seicont African American (efter Colin Powell), an the seicont woman (efter Madeleine Albright). Rice wis Preses Bush's Naitional Security Advisor durin his first term, makin her the first woman tae serve in that poseetion. Afore jynin the Bush admeenistration, she wis a professor o poleetical science at Stanford Varsity whaur she served as Provost frae 1993 tae 1999. Rice an aa served on the Naitional Security Cooncil as the Soviet an Eastren Europe Affairs Advisor tae Preses George H.W. Bush durin the dissolution o the Soviet Union an German reunification.

Follaein her confirmation as Secretar o State, Rice pioneered the policy o Transformational Diplomacy, wi a focus on democracy in the Greater Middle East. Her emphasis on supportin democratically electit govrenments faced challenges as Hamas captured a popular majority in Palestinian elections, an influential kintras includin Saudi Arabie an Egyp maintained authoritarian seestems wi U.S. support. While Secretar o State, she chaired the Millennium Challenge Corporation's board o directors.[1]

In March 2009, Rice returned tae Stanford Varsity as a poleetical science professor an the Thomas an Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellae on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution.[2][3] In September 2010, Rice acame a faculty member o the Stanford Graduate Schuil o Business an a director o its Global Center for Business an the Economy.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Board of Directors". Millennium Challenge Corporation. Archived frae the original on 7 Juin 2008. Retrieved 21 Januar 2009. The Secretary of State is the Chair of the Board...
  2. "Condi Rice website at Stanford University". Retrieved 27 Mey 2009.
  3. Condoleezza Rice. "Condi Rice website at the Hoover Institution". Archived frae the original on 29 Apryle 2009. Retrieved 27 Mey 2009.
  4. Gloeckler, Geoff. "Getting In Condoleezza Rice To Join Stanford B-School Faculty In September". Business Week. Retrieved 15 September 2010.

Further reading[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Burke, John P. "The Contemporary Presidency: Condoleezza Rice as NSC advisor: a case study of the honest broker role". Presidential Studies Quarterly 35.3 (2005): 554–575.