Dr. Scott Straus, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin, and Winner of the 2018 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order - Scott Straus is Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Political Science and International Studies at UW-Madison, where he also serves as Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies of Political Science. Scott specializes in the study of genocide, political violence, human rights, and African politics. His most recent books are Making and Unmaking Nations: … Read More
Dr. David Woolner, Senior Fellow and Resident Historian, The Roosevelt Institute - David B. Woolner is Senior Fellow and Resident Historian of the Roosevelt Institute, Professor of History at Marist College, and Senior Fellow of the Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College. He is the author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace, (Basic Books, 2017) and … Read More
Dr. David Buckley, Assistant Professor and Paul Weber Endowed Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Louisville - David Buckley is Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Paul Weber Endowed Chair in Politics, Science & Religion at the University of Louisville. David recently concluded a term as a Senior Advisor in the State Department’s Secretary’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs (S/RGA), where he served as a Council … Read More
Mr. Juan Gonzalez, Associate Vice President, The Cohen Group, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America and the Caribbean - The Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is pleased to announce our first speaker for 2018, Mr. Juan Gonzalez, Associate Vice President, The Cohen Group, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America and the Caribbean in the U.S. State Department. Prior to joining The Cohen Group, Juan Gonzalez … Read More
Ms. Barbara Slavin, Director, Future of Iran Initiative, The Atlantic Council - The Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is pleased to announce our speaker for December, Ms. Barbara Slavin. Ms. Slavin is the director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council and a columnist for Al-Monitor.com, a website devoted to news from and about the Middle East. The author of Bitter … Read More
Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Center for New American Security - The Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is pleased to announce our speaker for November, Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Previously, he was the Senior Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) … Read More
Ambassador (Ret.) Shaun Donnelly, Vice President, Investment and Financial Services, U.S. Council for International Business - The Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is very pleased to have as our October speaker Ambassador Shaun Donnelly, Vice President for Investment and Financial Services at the United States Council for International Business in Washington, D.C. Ambassador Shaun Donnelly oversees USCIB’s work on foreign investment policy, treatment of multinational enterprises, … Read More
Ambassador (ret.) Kenneth Yalowitz – Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center Former Ambassador to Georgia and Belarus - The Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is very pleased to announce our first speaker for the 2017-2017 season, Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz. Ambassador Yalowitz became the Director of the Conflict Resolution MA Program at Georgetown University on July 1, 2015. He is also a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International … Read More
Dr. Dana Burde, Associate Professor and Director of International Education, New York University - The Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is very pleased to host Dr. Dana Burde as our April speaker. Dr. Burde, associate professor of international education at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development and Affiliated Faculty of the Wilf Family Department of Politics, won for her … Read More
Dr. Paul Pillar, Nonresident Senior Fellow of the Center for Security Studies - Dr. Pillar is a Nonresident Senior Fellow of the Center for Security Studies in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He also is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution and an Associate Fellow of the Geneva Center for Security Policy. … Read More