Wendy Ruth Sherman (born June 7, 1949) is an American professor and diplomat. Sherman has been the United States Deputy Secretary of State since April 14, 2021. She is a professor of public leadership and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. She was also the lead negotiator for the Iran nuclear deal.
|21st United States Deputy Secretary of State|
|Assumed office |
April 14, 2021
|Preceded by||Stephen Biegun|
|Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs|
September 21, 2011 – October 2, 2015
|Preceded by||Tom Shannon (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Tom Shannon|
|Counselor of the United States Department of State|
August 6, 1997 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Tim Wirth|
|Succeeded by||Philip D. Zelikow|
|Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs|
May 12, 1993 – March 29, 1996
|Preceded by||Janet G. Mullins Grissom|
|Succeeded by||Barbara Larkin|
|Born||June 7, 1949|
Boston University (BA)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (MSW)
- "Wendy R. Sherman". U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian. September 21, 2011. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
- Pazzanese, Christina (2020-01-06). "Wendy Sherman on where we are as Iran shrugs off nuclear deal". Harvard Gazette. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
- Carter, Cathy (2020-02-17). "In Sarasota, Obama Official Talks Foreign Policy, Calls Killing Of Iranian General 'A Risk'". WUSF News. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
- "Amb. Wendy R. Sherman". cpl.hks.harvard.edu. Archived from the original on 2019-06-26. Retrieved 2019-06-26.
- Wickenden, Dorothy (2018-05-18). "An Architect of the Iran Deal Sees Her Work Crumbling". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
- "Biden to tap more Obama vets to fill key national security roles". POLITICO. Retrieved 2021-01-05.