Last updated on: 6/10/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Morton Halperin, PhD Biography

Title:
Former National Legislative Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

National Legislative Director of the Washington Office of the ACLU from 1984-1992

May 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director of US Advocacy, Open Society Institute
  • Chair of the Advisory Board, Center for National Security Studies
  • Chairman of the Board of the Health Privacy Project, Georgetown University
  • Chairman of the Board, Democracy Coalition Project
  • Senior Vice President and Director of Fellows, Center for American Progress
  • Nominated by the President for the position of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Democracy and Peacekeeping
  • Director of the Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, 1998-2001
  • Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, Democracy at the National Security Council, 1994-1996
  • Consultant to the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, 1993
  • National Legislative Director of the Washington Office, ACLU, 1984-1992
  • Director, Center for National Security Studies, 1975-1992
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs), responsible for political-military planning and arms control, Department of Defense, 1966-1969
  • Professor, Harvard University, 1960-1966
Education:
  • PhD, International Relations, Yale University
  • BA, Columbia College
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU Justified in Claiming That Limits on Political Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Compromise Free Speech?