Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University and former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government, has been on the faculty at Harvard since 1964. He has also served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Chair of the National Intelligence Council, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology. His most recent publications are Is the American Century Over? (2015), The Future of Power (2011), The Powers to Lead (2008), Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics (2004), and The Power Game: A Washington Novel (2004). Nye received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, did postgraduate work at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard.