William vanden Heuvel

Founder of The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

William vanden Heuvel is founder of The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute.

Previously, vanden Heuvel was U.S. ambassador to the European office of the United Nations in Geneva and deputy ambassador to the United Nations during the Carter administration. He also served as president of the International Rescue Committee, chairman of the Board of Governors of UNA-USA, and chairman of the New York City Board of Correction.

In addition, vanden Heuvel served as executive assistant to William J. ""Wild Bill"" Donovan, counsel to Governor Averell Harriman, and assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

Featured Work

FEB 22, 2016 Podcast

Beyond a New Cold War? International Security and the Need for U.S.-Russia Cooperation

The United States must stop its demonization of President Putin, according to members of this distinguished panel, all with long associations with Russia and all ...