Marie Harf

Marie Harf comes to Penn from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she served as the executive director of external relations and marketing. Previously she worked as a senior advisor and deputy spokesperson for Secretary John Kerry at the U.S. Department of State, as the foreign policy director on Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, as the executive director of political organization Serve America, and as a Middle East analyst and spokesperson at the Central Intelligence Agency. Since 2017, Harf has been an on-air commentator for Fox News. She holds a BA degree in political science from Indiana University with concentrations in Jewish Studies and Russian and Eastern European Studies, and a master's degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.