Class of 2005 Session Overview

“Seminar XXI exposes participants to the context–the history and theory–of current events in the international security arena. It was an exceptional broadening experience, opening my aperture to the diverse thinking and worldviews of the speakers and, as important, the mental models of the other participants.”
Stephen B. Wehrenberg Director, Future Force and Director, Executive Development, US Coast Guard

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Program Director and Staff

Program Director: Prof. Robert Art
Program Executive Director: Tisha Gomes Voss
Program Assistant: Phaedra McLaurin
Research Assistants: Vanda Felbab-Brown, Joshua Rovner
Senior Advisors: Jake Stewart, Mitzi Wertheim

Session Date Participating Faculty
September 13, 2004 Introductory Session Prof. Paul Kennedy
October 1, 2004 Ethnic and Religious Conflict Prof. Scott Appleby, Prof. Daniel Byman, Prof. Sumit Ganguly, Prof. Roger Petersen, Dr. Gerard Prunier, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Prof. Stephen Van Evera
November 1, 2004 Democratization Prof. Chappell Lawson, Prof. Mike McFaul
December 6, 2004 State Building & Iraq Dr. James Dobbins, Dr. Kenneth Pollack
January 3, 2005 Realism, Liberalism, and the Future of World Politics Prof. John Mearsheimer, Prof. Andrew Moravcsik
January 28, 2005 US National Security Policy Prof. Robert Art, Dr. Thomas Barnett, Prof. Thomas Christensen, Dr. Shai Feldman, Amb. Martin Indyk, Prof. David Kang, Dr. Andrei Kortunov, Prof. Barry Posen, Lord John Roper, Prof. Richard Samuels, Dr. Khalil Shikaki, Prof. Stephen Walt
March 7, 2005 South Asia Prof. Stephen Cohen, Prof. Marvin Weinbaum
April 4, 2005 Terrorism and Homeland Security Prof. Bruce Hoffman, Prof. Louise Richardson
April 29, 2005 National Economies in a Globalizing World Dr. Anders Aslund, Kimberly Elliott, Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Prof. Chappell Lawson, Prof. Kenneth Oye, Dr. Steven Radelet, Prof. Robert Rotberg, Prof. Edward Steinfeld


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