On December 11, 2012, the Woodrow Wilson School hosted an “Up to the Minute” discussion on the latest violence and turmoil in the Middle East featuring Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt, lecturer in public and international affairs, and the S. Daniel Abraham Visiting Professor in Middle East Policy Studies.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, a senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post, discussed his recently published book, “Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan,” at the Woodrow Wilson School on December 5, 2012.
Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80, the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs, engaged her audience in a lively discussion during a public lecture at the Woodrow Wilson School on December 3, 2012.
Cass Sunstein, who served as administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) from September 2009 – October 2012, discussed “Deciding by Default: Lessons from Behavioral Economics” at the Woodrow Wilson School on November 26, 2012.
Famed civil rights leader, social activist, politician, writer, and professor, Julian Bond, spoke at the Woodrow Wilson School on November 20, 2012, as part of the School’s “Social Movements” thematic lecture series.
As Americans commemorated Veterans Day, the Woodrow Wilson School hosted a panel discussion on “Supporting Our Troops,” on November 12, 2012 as part of the School’s “Military Policy – At Home and Abroad” thematic lecture series.
Arvind Subramanian, senior fellow jointly at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Center for Global Development, discussed “Preserving the Open Global Economic System: A Strategic Blueprint for China and the United States,” on November 19, 2012 as part of the Wilson School’s “Emerging Markets and Economic Development” themati
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