Archived 2020-2021 Programs

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DR. MIKE CHENG

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION

"The U.S., China, and What's Next"


September 24, 2020

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AMBASSADOR (RET.) JOSEPH DETHOMAS

PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE, PENN STATE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

"North Korea and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation"


October 7, 2020

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RICHARD N. HAASS, PH.D.

PRESIDENT, COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

"THE WORLD: A Brief Introduction"

November 2, 2020

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JOHN J. MEARSHEIMER, PH.D.

THE R. WENDELL HARRISON DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE,

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

"Liberalism, Realism, Nationalism, and the U.S.'s Role in the World"

November 12, 2020

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MR. PAUL GOBLE

FORMER DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY

FORMER DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS, AZERBAIJAN DIPLOMATIC ACADEMY

FORMER PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF TARTU (ESTONIA)

FORMER ADVISOR ON SOVIET NATIONALITY ISSUES AND BALTIC AFFAIRS TO SECRETARY OF STATE JAMES BAKER

"Russia, What Drives it, and its Modi Operandi"

December 9, 2020

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MR. MEAD TREADWELL

FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, STATE OF ALASKA

FORMER CHAIR, U.S. ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION

"The Battle for the Arctic"

January 13, 2021

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MR. ANDREW NATSIOS

FORMER HEAD, U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVEOPMENT

PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR,

THE SCOWCROFT INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS,

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

"Foreign Aid in the Era of Great Power Competition"

February 3, 2021

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MATTHEW KROENIG, PH.D.

 

PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

 DIRECTOR OF THE GLOBAL STRATEGY INITIATIVE AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE SCOWCROFT CENTER FOR STRATEGY AND SECURITY,

THE ATLANTIC COUNCIL

 

“The Return of Great Power Rivalry”

 

February 24, 2021

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DR. AUDREY CRONIN

PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY,

FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR SECURITY, INNOVATION AND NEW TECHNOLOGY,

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

"Future Technology and Terrorism"

March 18, 2021

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The Honorable Franklin C. Miller

Principal, The Scowcroft Group

Former Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council

"U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy"

April 13, 2021

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Dr. Charles Kupchan

Senior Fellow,  The Council on Foreign Relations

​Professor, Georgetown University

​Former Director for European Affairs on the National Security Council

"Future U.S. Global Engagement, Where, When and Why?"

May 5, 2021

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Dr. Sean Roberts

Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs; and

Director, International Development Studies Program

The George Washington University

"The Roots of Cultural Genocide in China’s Xinjiang Province"

June 15, 2021

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Mr. Stephen Carmel

Vice President, Maersk Line, Limited

"Global Supply Chains"

June 24, 2021