Dr. Condoleezza Rice
NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR
Dr. Condoleezza Rice became the Assistant to the President for
National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor, on January 22, 2001.
In June 1999, she completed a six year tenure as Stanford University's Provost, during which she was the institution's chief
budget and academic officer. As Provost she was responsible for a $1.5 billion annual budget and the academic program
involving 1,400 faculty members and 14,000 students.
As professor of political science, Dr. Rice has been on the Stanford faculty since 1981 and has won two of the highest
teaching honors -- the 1984 Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 1993 School of Humanities and
Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching.
At Stanford, she has been a member of the Center for International Security and Arms Control, a Senior Fellow of the
Institute for International Studies, and a Fellow (by courtesy) of the Hoover Institution. Her books include Germany
and Europe Transformed (1995) with Philip Zelikow, The Gorbachev
~ (1986) with Alexander Dallin, and Uncertain Allegiance: The Soviet Union and the Czechoslovak Army (1984). She
also has written numerous articles on Soviet and East European foreign
and defense policy, and has addressed audiences in settings ranging from the U.S. Ambassador's Residence in Moscow to
the Commonwealth Club to the 1992 and 2000 Republican National Conventions.
From 1989 through March 1991, the period of German reunification and the final days of the Soviet Union, she served in
the Bush Administration as Director, and then Senior Director, of Soviet and East European Affairs in the National
Security Council, and
a Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 1986, while an international affairs fellow of the
Council on Foreign Relations, she served as Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 1997, she
served on th