Amy Gutmann

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Amy Gutmann
Amy Gutmann, U.S. Ambassador 2.jpg
Official portrait, 2022
United States Ambassador to Germany
Assumed office
February 17, 2022
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byRichard Grenell
8th President of the University of Pennsylvania
In office
July 1, 2004 – February 8, 2022
Preceded byJudith Rodin
Succeeded byLiz Magill
Provost of Princeton University
In office
Preceded byJeremiah P. Ostriker
Succeeded byChristopher L. Eisgruber
Personal details
Born (1949-11-19) November 19, 1949 (age 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Michael W. Doyle (m. 1976)
EducationHarvard University (BA, PhD)
London School of Economics (MS)
Academic background
ThesisThe Egalitarian Tradition (1976)
Academic work
DisciplinePolitical science
Political theory
School or traditionLiberalism
InstitutionsPrinceton University
University of Pennsylvania

Amy Gutmann (born 1949) is an American political scientist, academic and politician. She is the United States Ambassador to Germany since 2022. She was the eighth president of the University of Pennsylvania from 2004 until 2022.

On July 2, 2021, President Joe Biden nominated her to serve as the United States Ambassador to Germany. On February 8, 2022, the United States Senate confirmed her nomination by a 54-42 vote.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "On the Nomination (Confirmation: Amy Gutmann, of Pennsylvania, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Germany)". US Senate. Retrieved 9 February 2022.