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CANCELLED: America's Foreign Policy in the Trump Era (2020 Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. Lecture on International Studies)

Nicholas Burns is the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is the founder and Faculty Chair of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship.   Burns is Director of the Aspen Strategy Group, Senior Counselor at the Cohen Group, and serves on the Board of Directors of Entegris, Inc. Burns served in the United States government as a career Foreign Service Officer. He was Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 2005 to 2008; the State Department¿s third-ranking official. He was U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2001-2005), Ambassador to Greece (1997-2001) and State Department Spokesman (1995-1997). He worked on the National Security Council as Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Affairs; Special Assistant to President Clinton; and Director for Soviet Affairs for President George H.W. Bush. Burns served in the American Consulate General in Jerusalem where he coordinated U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian people in the West Bank and before that, at the American embassies in Egypt and Mauritania. He was a member of Secretary of State John Kerry¿s Foreign Affairs Policy Board from 2014-2017. He is a graduate of Boston College (B.A. 1978) and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (M.A. 1980) and earned the Certificat Pratique de Langue Francaise at the University of Paris-Sorbonne (1977).
Thursday, April 02, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns
AJD Biddle Lecture on International Studies

With regrets, the Duke University Center for International & Global Studies has had to CANCEL this event. We hope to re-schedule it sometime in the coming academic year.
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Thank you.
DUCIGS is pleased to announce that the Honorable R. Nicholas Burns, former Ambassador to NATO and Greece, will give the 2020 Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. Lecture on International Studies, entitled "America's Foreign Policy in the Trump Era". He is currently Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy & International Politics at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a member of the Board of Directors of Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.