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Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

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Visiting Professor, Stanford Law School, Stanford University; Justice of the Supreme Court of California

Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar is the tenth president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. A former justice of the Supreme Court of California, he served two U.S. presidents at the White House and in federal agencies, and was a faculty member at Stanford University for two decades.

Before serving on California’s highest court, he was the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford. While working in the Obama White House as the president’s special assistant for justice and regulatory policy, he led the Domestic Policy Council teams responsible for civil and criminal justice reform, public health, immigration, and transnational regulatory issues. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cuéllar has published widely on transnational regulatory and security problems, American institutions, public law, and technology’s impact on law and government. He chairs the board of the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation and is a member of the Harvard Corporation. He has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Social and Ethical Implications of Computing Research and earlier, chaired the board of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, co-chaired the Obama Biden Presidential Transition Task Force on Immigration, and co-chaired the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity and Excellence Commission.