Dr. Robert L. Gallucci is a Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, and the Chairman of the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. He is co-author of Going Critical: The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis and author of Neither Peace Nor Honor: The Politics of American Military Policy in Viet-Nam.
From 2015 until 2016 Dr. Gallucci was Director of the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, and from 2009 until 2014 he was President of the MacArthur Foundation. During the previous thirteen years, Dr. Gallucci was the Dean of the SFS at Georgetown University. This followed more than twenty years of service with the U.S. government and international organizations where he held positions as Ambassador-at-Large, Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, Deputy Executive Chairman of the UN Commission charged with the disarmament of Iraq after the first Gulf War, and Deputy Director General of the Multinational Force and Observers - the Sinai peacekeeping force.
Dr. Gallucci holds a B.A. from Stony Brook University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University.