Marshall M. Bouton
Marshall Bouton has been president of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs since 2001. Prior to that, he served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Asia Society. His previous positions included director for policy analysis for Near East, Africa and South Asia in the Department of Defense, special assistant to the US ambassador to India, and executive secretary for the Indo-US Subcommission on Education and Culture. He is an author or editor of several books, articles, and opeds on India, Asia, and US foreign policy. Mr. Bouton earned a BA in history at Harvard, an MA in South Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in political science at the University of Chicago.