2018 Conferences, Seminars and Public Talks

  • Conference: “New Dawn: Russia and the West after the US Presidential Elections,” The Atlantic Council, Washington, DC, November 2016 broadcast: Panel: “The Russian Factor in the US Presidential Elections.”

  • Book Workshop: "The Relevance Question: Social Science's Inconstant Embrace of Security Studies," Security Studies Program, MIT, Cambridge, MA, September 2016.

  • Convention: American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, September 2016. Roundtable: “Nuclear Security: Past and Present.”

  • Interview: “Trump, Clinton and Foreign Policy: An Interview with Michael Desch,” The National Interest, Washington, DC, July 2016 [].

  • Talk: “Realism as the Conservative Counter-weight to Our Liberal Excess,” Senate Republican National Security Steering Group, Washington, DC, July 2016.

  • Talk: “If, When, and How Social Science Can Contribute to National Security Policymaking,” CKI Salon, Washington, DC, July 2016.

  • Talks: “Where Does D-Day Fit in World War II?” and “What Are the Top Five Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next President?” Notre Dame Scenic Gem Cruise, France, June 2016.

  • Workshop: “Discovering New Ways to Connect Research and Policy,” Bridging the Gap Program, Carnegie Corporation of New York, May 2016.

  • Panel Discussion: “The Future of U.S. Grand Strategy,” Advancing American Security, Charles Koch Foundation, Washington, DC, May 2016.

  • Talk: “The Enduring Relevance of Realism,” Naval War College and Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, May 2016.

  • Conference: “Thucydides and Xenophon on Civil-Military Relations in the Peloponnesian War,” The Liberty Fund, Monterey, CA, May 2016.

  • Talk: “Brent Scowcroft and Realism,” George Bush School of Government, Texas A&M University, April 2016. 

  • Talk: “Brent Scowcroft and Realism,” George Bush School of Government, Texas A&M University, April 2016. 

  • Convention: International Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, March 2016. Panel: “Challenges to the Civil-military Relationship in the 21st Century.” Chair. 

  • Paper: “Strategic Modernization Theory Drafts a Road Map into a Quagmire,” Department of Political Science, Baylor University, April 2016.

2016 Conferences, Seminars and Public Talks

2018 Conferences, Seminars and Public Talks