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
International

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

  • Monday, January 24, 2022
    Jok Madut Jok
    Topic: US Military Training of African Forces: A Source of Influence or a National Security Risk?
  • Monday, February 21, 2022
    Steve Simon
    Topic: The US and the Middle East: What Went Wrong?
  • Monday, March 14, 2022
    David Cooper
    Topic: The Third Nuclear Age: Between Disarmament and Armageddon

Past Speakers