About the Author
Sarah Sewall is the MARO Project Founder and Faculty Director. She teaches at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and serves on the US Defense Policy Board. She led the Obama Transition's National Security Agency Review process in 2008. During the Clinton Administration, Sewall served as the first Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance. From 1983-1996, she served as Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell. Before joining Harvard, Sewall was at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences where she edited The United States and the International Criminal Court (2002). Her more recent publications include the introduction to the University of Chicago Edition of the US Army and Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Manual (2007) and, with John White, Parameters of Partnership: US Civil-Military Relations in the 21st Century (2009).