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J. Robert Kerrey
Minerva Institute for Research
Mr. Kerrey is a former governor and U.S.
Senator from Nebraska.
He has served as managing director at Allen & Company, an investment banking firm, since January 2014.
He also has served as executive chairman of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, a non-profit institute that aims to offer exceptional educational experiences to students and advance faculty research, since January 2013.
Between January 2011 and February 2013 Mr. Kerrey was President Emeritus of The New School University in New York City, and from 2001 to 2010, he served as president of The New School University.
From July 2011 to March 2012, he served as the chairman of M & F Worldwide Education Holdings, a provider of business and home office, technology, data management and education products and services.
From January 1989 to December 2000, he
served as a U.S.
Senator from the State of Nebraska.
Before his election to the U.S. Senate, Mr. Kerrey was Governor of the State of Nebraska from January 1982 to December 1987.
Prior to entering public service, he
founded and operated a chain of restaurants and health clubs.
A former member of the elite Navy SEAL Team, Mr. Kerrey is a highly decorated Vietnam veteran who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor - America's highest military honor.
Mr. Kerrey holds a degree in pharmacy from the University of Nebraska.
He currently serves as a director of two other public companies, Chart Acquisition Corp. and U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., and he formerly served as a director of Genworth Financial, Inc., Jones Apparel Group, Inc. and Scientific Games Corporation.
About the Center For Dialogues: Islamic World-U.S.-The West
Panel Discussion: A Muslim Centrist Platform for Democracy in the Arab World HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan; Bob Kerrey, President of New School University and member of the Advisory Board of Dialogues: Islamic World-U.S.-The West ; and Steven Rockefeller, Chair of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
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The War Hero: Robert Kerrey
A military commando-turned-politico, Kerrey
was the first Navy SEAL to receive the Medal of Honor.
On March 14, 1969, he
teammates in scaling a 350-foot-cliff on a surprise attack against the Vietcong and was injured from a grenade that exploded near his
After the war, he
got into politics.
He was elected governor of Nebraska and later represented the state in the Senate.
lost the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination to Bill Clinton.
He was recently president of the New School in New York City and now works as a consultant for The Carmen Group.
December 2000 Audubon Society of Omaha Newsletter
I was one of 1,000 Nebraskans invited this past week to Senator Kerrey's "thank you" party, given by him as he completes his final term as Nebraska Senator.
Both Senator Exon and Kerrey played major roles in that effort, but it was Kerrey's comments from the
On the rear of one horse was a sign reading Senator Exon and on the other, Senator Kerrey.
Senator J. Robert Kerrey
U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6551
Omaha Tel: 391-3411; Fax: (202) 224-7645
America's 20th Century Veterans' Memorial
Bob Kerrey, Former US Senator