Marshall M. Bouton
Marshall Bouton "became President of The Chicago Council in August 2001. Prior to that, he served twenty years at the Asia Society in New York, most recently as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Previous positions include director for policy analysis in the office of the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Near East, Africa and South Asia, special assistant to the U. S. ambassador to India, executive secretary for the Indo-U.S. Subcommission on Education and Culture, and program director for India affairs at the Asia Society in New York. Mr. Bouton earned a B.A. (cum laude) in history at Harvard, an M.A. in South Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Chicago in 1980."