Research fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
John Dimitri Negroponte is a British-born American diplomat. He is currently a research fellow and lecturer in international affairs at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Prior to this appointment, he served as the United States Deputy Secretary of State and as the first ever Director of National Intelligence.
John Negroponte argues that ratification of UNCLOS is "simply the right thing to do, to support America’s national interests, and to lay an effective foundation for the use and protection of the world’s oceans for generations to come."