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Past Berkley Lectures

2021 • Sec. Chuck Hagel
Former Secretary of Defense (2013-15) and U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1997-2009)

2020 · Dr. Paul Salem
President of the Middle East Institute

2019 · Amb. Paula Dobriansky
Senior Fellow in the Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard’s JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

2018 · Kate Charlet
Director of Technology and International Affairs Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

2017 · Evans Revere
Former U.S. Diplomat and former CEO of the Korea Society

2016 · Col. Nicolas Auboin
French Liaison Officer, Combined Arms Center

2015 · Deana Arsenian
Vice President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

2014 · Robert Ford
Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria

2013 · Daniel Markey
Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, author of No Exit from Pakistan
Read about his lecture – “Is There Really No Exit From Pakistan?” – Kansas City World Citizen blog

2012 · Charles A. Kupchan
Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, author, and professor at Georgetown University

2011 · Gerald Seib
Washington Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal

2010 · George Friedman
Founder and CEO of STRATFOR

2009 · Allison Stanger
Russell Leng Professor of International Politics and Economics and Director of the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs at Middlebury College

2008 · James M. Goldgeier
Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow for Transatlantic Relations at the Council on Foreign Relations

2007 · Walter Russell Mead
Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. foreign policy, Council on Foreign Relations

2006 · Dr. George Rupp
President and CEO, International Rescue Committee

2005 · The Honorable Thomas R. Pickering
Former U.S. Ambassador to Jordan, Nigeria, El Salvador, Israel, United Nations, India, Russia

2004 · The Honorable Lawrence J. Korb
Senior Fellow, American Progress and Senior Advisor, Center for Defense Information

2003 · James Fallows
National Correspondent, Atlantic Monthly

2002 · The Honorable Marc Grossman
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

2001 · The Honorable Princeton N. Lyman
Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa and Nigeria and former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

2000 · The Honorable Frank G. Wisner
Vice-Chairman, American International Group

1999 · Hodding Carter III
Journalist, Assistant Secretary of State for Carter Administration

1998 · Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr.
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, former U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom

1997 · “Mid-Point in the Legacy”
Conference and Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan

1996 · The Honorable Jack Matlock, Jr.
Former U.S. ambassador to Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union