About Dean Rusk
Dean Rusk is a professor of International Law at the University of Georgia. He served as U. S. Secretary of State from 1961-1969 under the presidencies of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He joined the State Department in 1945 after his military service in World War II, working in the administration of Harry Truman. He is a former president of the Rockefeller Foundation and now serves as an advisor to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency at the State Department.