Fall 2017 Events

September 5, 2017 – Seminar Series

Thomas Christensen (Princeton University)

"China's Rise and U.S. Security Interests in Asia."


September 8, 2017 – Special Speaker Event

Stu Blanchard (US CIA)

"Sometimes Less is More in Counterterrorism."

Location: 2060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Podcast episode


September 12, 2017 – Seminar Series

Jonathan Kirshner (Cornell University)

"Classical Realism in World Politics."

Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


September 26, 2017 – Seminar Series

Carla Norrlof (University of Toronto)

Hegemony and inequality: Why deep international engagement depends on deep domestic engagement.”


October 10, 2017 – Seminar Series

Joslyn Barnhart (Wesleyan University)

The Consequences of Humiliation: Anger and Status Threat in International Politics.” 

Podcast episode


October 27, 2017 –  Special Speaker Event

General Michael Hayden 

“Intelligence for a Rapidly Changing World: What’s New and What’s the Same?

Location: The Forum, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A Jack Kelly and Gail Weiss Lecture

Podcast episode

Video Recording


October 27, 2017 – Special Speaker Event

National Intelligence Council 

“Global Trends: 2035 – The Paradox of Progress.”

Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Podcast episode


November 7, 2017  - Seminar Series 

Stacie Goddard (Wellesley University)

The Rise of the Cult of Precision: the politics of air power, 1920-1945

Podcast episode


November 17, 2017 – Special Speaker Event

Rob Givens (USAF)

 Strategic Realities and Options on the Korean Peninsula

Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm