Jan Lodal M.P.A. '67 to discuss nuclear weapons and Russia, March 30
Jan Lodal, past President of the Atlantic Council of the United States and former senior Defense Department and White House official in the Nixon, Ford and Clinton administrations, will present a public lecture at the Woodrow Wilson School titled "Nuclear Weapons: Getting Past Russia and the NPT and on to Zero" at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 30, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall.
Lodal was President of the Atlantic Council of the United States from October 2005 until the end of 2006 and has served as Chairman of Lodal and Company. Previously, he served as Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy during the Clinton administration and as a senior staff member of the National Security Council. He was Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Intelus Inc. and Co-Founder of American Management Systems, Inc. During the Nixon and Ford administrations, Lodal served on the White House staff as Deputy for Program Analysis to Henry A. Kissinger, and during the Johnson administration as Director of the NATO and General Purpose Force Analysis Division in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Lodal is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Curtis Institute of Music, a Trustee of the American Boychoir, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute of Strategic Studies. He was previously Executive Director of the Aspen Strategy Group and President of Group Health Association. He is the author of numerous articles on public policy, arms control, and defense policy, and of The Price of Dominance: the New Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Challenge to American Leadership.
Lodal is the recipient of Rice University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award for Public Service and Achievement in Business and was twice awarded the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the Department’s highest civilian honor.
This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. It is free and open to the public.