Ambassador Hutchings completed his two-year tenure as chairman of the National Intelligence Council in early 2005 and returned to Princeton University to resume his position as Assistant Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His combined academic and diplomatic career has included service as Director for European Affairs with the National Security Council, and Special Adviser to the Secretary of State, with the rank of ambassador. He also has served as deputy director of Radio Free Europe and on the faculty of the University of Virginia, and has held adjunct appointments at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His most recent books are At the End of the American Century and American Diplomacy and the End of the Cold War, which was translated into German. He is a director of the Atlantic Council of the United States and of the Foundation for a Civil Society, serves on the editorial board of International Politics. Ph.D. Virginia.