“Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era,” subject of talk by Joseph S. Nye, Jr., '58, Dec.2
Location:Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Department:WWS Office of Public and External Affairs
Audience:Open to the Public
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., '58, considered the co-founder of the international relations theory neoliberalism and currently a distinguished service professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, will present a public talk at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Nye will discuss his new book titled, “Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era.” A book sale/signing and public reception will follow the discussion. The book is a compilation of a set of talks Nye presented in 2012 titled, titled “Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era,” as part of the Woodrow Wilson School’s Richard Ullman lecture series. The series honors the Wilson School’s professor of politics and international affairs Emeritus, Richard Ullman. Nye is the former dean of the Kennedy School. He received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, did postgraduate work at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard. He has served as assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, chair of the National Intelligence Council, and deputy under-secretary of state for security assistance, science and technology.