Chester Crocker is the James R. Schlesinger Professor of the Practice of Strategic Studies in the School of Foreign Service. He joined the Georgetown faculty in 1972.
International activities include:
- Served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1981 to 1989
- Chaired the board of the United States Institute of Peace (1992-2004) and continued through 2011 to serve as a board member
- Founding member of the Global Leadership Foundation
- Distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation