Speakers' Series


Jennifer Hunt, Fulbright Visiting Chair In American Studies
Fire in the Hole:  Social Science Ethics and the U.S. Army's Human Terrain Team Systems
November 29, 2012

James Kloppenberg, Charles Warren Professor of American History, Harvard University
Topic:  Obama and Democracy In America
September 27, 2012
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Charlie Savage, Washington Correspondent for the New York Times
Topic:  Power Wars:  Obama, Bush, and the American Presidency After 9/11
June 15, 2012
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Rick Boucher, Former US Congressman
Topic:  The Failure of Greenhouse Gas Legislation in the US and its Future
March 27, 2012
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Ruy Teixeira, Center for American Progress
Topic:  Can President Obama Win Re-election?:  Demographics Versus Economics in the 2012 Election
March 21, 2012
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Jason Pierceson, Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois, Springfield
Topic:  Judicial Activism in the United States
November 30, 2011
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Barry Sullivan, Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Legal Studies
Topic:  Representative Democracy and the People's Elusive Right to Know
November 28, 2011
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Jeremy Mouat, Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at Arizona State University, Augustana Campus
Topic:  The Columbia Exchange:  Re-examining the Columbia River Treaty of 1961/1964
November 24, 2011
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David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
Topic:  Neighbors, Friends, Partners and Allies:  Strengthening our Bilateral Relationship
September 21, 2011

Patrick Forrest, US Dept of Homeland Security and George Washington University Law School
Topic:  Getting Back to Basics:  U.S. Foreign Policy & the Sanctioning of Religious Persecution
April 11, 2011
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Brent Sohngen,  Fulbright Visiting Chair In American Studies
Topic:  US Climate Policy:  Implications for Forests and Land Use
March 31, 2011
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Roxanne Harde, Associate Professor of English, Augustana Campus
Topic:  Living In Your American Skin:  Bruce Sprinsteen And The Possibililty of Politics
March 30, 2011
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Chrystia Freeland, Global Editor-At-Large of Reuters
Topic:  The Rise of the Global Super-Elites
March 24, 2011
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Brett Mattei, Consul, US State Department
Topic:  Security Sector Reform In Iraq:  Lessons Learned
February 24, 2011

Patrick Forrest, Fulbright Visiting Chair in American Studies
Topic:  Canadian and American Responses to Refugee Crisis
February 4, 2011


Early Fry, Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University
Topic:  North American Federalism And The Canada-US Economic Relationship
September 29, 2010
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Charles Doran, Johns Hopkins University
Topic:  Canada-US Relations:  How Can The Best Relationship In The World Be Made Even Better
September 9, 2010
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Beck Pettit, Department of Sociology, University of Washington
Topic:  Invisible Men:  The Impact Of Prison Growth On African-Americans
March 23, 2010

Laura Lochman, US Consul General, Calgary
Topic:  US Foreign Policy Priorities And US-Canada Cooperation
February 25, 2010