Maxine Isaacs, "lecturer on "Foreign Policy, the News, and American Public Opinion" at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, worked in the White House and US Senate for former Vice President Walter Mondale, US House of Representatives, and was a fellow at the Institute of Politics and Times Mirror (now Pew) Research Center on the People and the Press. She is Chair of the Women's Foreign Policy Group, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the Arlington Virginia's Signature Theatre board. She is also a Trustee of Skidmore College, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Council for Excellence in Government. Previously, she was on the Board of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She received her AB in American Studies from Skidmore College, her Master's in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and her PhD from University of Maryland. “ 
Faculty member at the Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics, and Public Policy.
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.