Class of 1999 Session Overview

“Seminar XXI is the ultimate intellectual candy store... a first-class short course in strategic thinking.”
LTC James Carafano, USA (Ret.) Sr Research Fellow, Homeland Security, Heritage Foundation

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Program Director and Staff

Program Directors: Prof. Kenneth Oye, Prof. Myron Weiner
Program Coordinator: Amy Tarr
Program Assistants: Talia Kingsbury, Christine Vos
Research Assistants: P.R. Goldstone, Sarah Lisher
Senior Advisors: Jake Stewart, Mitzi Wertheim

Session Date Participating Faculty
September 14, 1998 Introduction Sen. Richard G. Lugar
October 2, 1998 Ethnic Conflict Dr. Aleksa Djilas, Dr. Paul Goble, Prof. Eric Morris, Prof. Kenneth Oye, Prof. Robert Price, Prof. Filip Reyntjens, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Prof. Ashutosh Varshney, Prof. Myron Weiner
November 2, 1998 Islam and Iran Prof. John Esposito, Dr. Gary Sick
December 7, 1998 Democratization Prof. Terry Karl, Prof. Peter Stavrakis
January 4, 1999 The Future of Eurasian Security Prof. John Mearsheimer, Prof. Andrew Moravcsik
January 30, 1999 US National Security Policy Prof. Richard K. Betts, Prof. Thomas Christensen, Dr. Shai Feldman, Dr. Kenneth Pollack, Prof. Jack Snyder, Prof. Stephen Van Evera, Prof. Stephen Walt
March 1, 1999 Nuclear Proliferation Prof. Scott Sagan, Prof. Kenneth Waltz
April 5, 1999 Terrorism Dr. Richard Falkenrath, Prof. Louise Richardson
May 1, 1999 Global and Regional Integration Prof. Kimberly Elliott, Prof. Miles Kahler, Prof. Robert Lieber, Prof. Sylvia Maxfield, Prof. Kenneth Oye, Prof. Carmen Reinhart, Prof. Edward Steinfeld, Prof. Makoto Taniguchi

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