Distinguished Speaker Series Brings Harvard Professor to Duquesne University

Dr. Stephen Walt will discuss foreign policy and new strategies for America in the latest installment of the Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair Distinguished Speaker in International Relations Series at Duquesne University.

Walt, the Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, will present A New Grand Strategy for America, on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Room 104 of College Hall. The series is free and open to the public.

Walt previously taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago, where he served as Master of the Social Science Collegiate Division and Deputy Dean of Social Sciences. He has been a Resident Associate of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, and he has also served as a consultant for the Institute of Defense Analyses, the Center for Naval Analyses, and the National Defense University. He also was elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in May 2005.

The series is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. For more information, contact the political science department at 412.396.6485.

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