Thursday, October 29, 2020

Post-Election Events at the School of Public Policy

As early voting continues and Nov 3 draws ever closer, the School of Public Policy has two post-election events we wanted to share with you:

Friday Nov 6, 1-2:30 PM
What is Happening and Why? A Post-Election Conversation
Join us for a post-election conversation in a year like no other. Our panelists include I.M. Destler, Professor Emeritus, UMD School of Public Policy (Moderator); Bill Galston, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair and Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution; Jeremy Rosner, Managing Partner, GQR; Stella Rouse, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Democracy and Civic Engagement, Department of Government and Politics.  

Monday Nov 9, 12-1 PM
U.S. Foreign Policy in 2021 and Beyond: A Post-Election Assessment
At a time of extraordinary political tumult in the United States, alongside a global pandemic and a major economic crisis, this panel of UMD experts will discuss a cross-section of major foreign policy issues in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election. 
Speakers: 
  • Robert C. Orr, Dean of the School of Public Policy, on: "The U.S., the U.N., and Climate Change"
  • Nancy Gallagher, Director of the Center for International and Security Policy at Maryland, on: "Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Arms Control 
  • Shibley Telhami, Professor of Government and Politics, on "America and the Middle East"  
  • Scott Lasensky (Moderator), Visiting Professor; Former Senior Policy Advisor, Obama Administration