Nannerl O. Keohane ’61
Senior Scholar, Princeton University

Nannerl O. Keohane
Nannerl O. Keohane is a senior scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University.

From 1981 until 2004, Nan Keohane served as president of Wellesley College and then Duke University. Her publications include Thinking about Leadership (Princeton University Press, 2010); Higher Ground: Ethics and Leadership in the Modern University (Duke University Press, 2006); Philosophy and the State in France: The Renaissance to the Enlightenment (Princeton University Press, 1980) and Feminist Theory: A Critique of Ideology (co-edited with Barbara Gelpi, University of Chicago Press, 1982).

Professor Keohane has taught at Swarthmore College, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University, as well as Wellesley, Duke, and Princeton. She is a member of the Harvard Corporation and the board of trustees of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. She received her B.A. at Wellesley College, M.A. from St. Anne’s College, Oxford (as a Marshall Scholar, Class of 1961), and Ph.D. on a Sterling Fellowship from Yale University. Nan Keohane is married to Robert O. Keohane, professor of political science in the Woodrow Wilson School; they have four children and nine grandchildren.