Dr. Susan Rice, PhD, diplomat, former Brookings Institution fellow, & current United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She is the 1st Jamaican-American woman to hold this office. She also served on the National Security Council and as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. She was mentioned as a replacement for Secretary of State, but following controversy related to the Benghazi attacks, she withdrew her name. She received a BA at Stanford and both a PhM & PhD at Oxford.