Jeffrey Herbst

Jeffrey Herbst is the President and CEO of the Newseum and the former president of Colgate University. Before his service at Colgate, he was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and professor of political science at Miami University in Ohio as well as chair of the department of politics at Princeton University. He has written extensively on political and international affairs with a specific focus on Africa, including the award-winning book States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control.