Past Speakers

Frances Lovemore

Frances Lovemore, Colby College’s 2005 Oak Human
Rights Fellow and Medical Director of the Amani Trust

Jeb Sharp

Jeb Sharp, Reporter/Correspondent, Public Radio
International’s “The World”. Nieman Fellow

Ambassador Joseph Wilson

Ambassador Joseph Wilson, U.S. Foreign Service 1976-1998: Acting Ambassador to Iraq prior to the first Gulf War
The Second Gulf War: The Lies That Took Us There, the Way Ahead and the Price of Dissent Within Our Own Democracy

Matthew Simmons

Matthew Simmons, Chairman of Simmons & Company

Michael Swaine

Michael Swaine, Senior Associate in the China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Hodding Carter III

Hodding Carter III, President and CEO John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (1997-2005)

Stephen Schlesinger

Stephen Schlesinger, Director, World Policy Institute at the New School University

Admiral Gregory G. Johnson

Admiral Gregory G. Johnson, Former
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe and Joint Force Command, Naples

Ambassador Charles W. Freeman, Jr.

Ambassador Charles W. Freeman, Jr., Former
U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Lillian Guerra

Lillian Guerra, Assistant Professor of Caribbean History, Department of History, Yale University

Harold C. Pachios

Harold C. Pachios, Member (and former Chairman) of the Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

Upcoming Speakers

  • Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7 PM (Camden Opera House)
    Senator Angus King
    Topic: Experience on the Senate Intelligence Committee and its Investigation of Russian Meddling
  • Monday, July 16, 2018
    Walter Slocombe
    Topic: Diplomacy or Force: The Ambiguous Lessons of History
  • Monday, August 13, 2018
    Jack David & Melanie Kirkpatrick
    Topic: North Korea—Perils and Unhappy Options.
  • September 10, 2018
    Ambassador Michael McFaul
    Topic: Russia
  • Monday, October 8, 2018
    James N. Miller
    Topic: Means of Preventing War
  • Monday, November 12, 2018
    Gary Samore
    Topic: Status of Iran and North Korea

Past Speakers