2018 Conferences, Seminars and Public Talks

2017 Conferences, Seminars and Public Talks


  • Hesburgh Lecture: “What Will Trump Fight For?” The Notre Dame Club of San Diego, CA, September 2017.

  • Keynote: “Nobody Loves a Realist So Some Want to Blame It for Liberalism’s Faults While Others Want to Redefine it As Liberalism” and Panelist: “Achieving Positive Change,” Understanding American Liberty and American Interests in the 21st Century, Institute for Humane Studies, San Francisco, CA, August 2017.

  • Ira C. Eaker Distinguished Lecture on National Defense Policy: “Why America’s Liberal Militarism Is Bad for the U.S. Military (As Well As the Rest of Us),” United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, May 2017.

  • Hesburgh Lecture: “What Will Trump Fight For?” The Notre Dame Club of San Jose/Silicon Valley, CA, January 2017.

  • Convention: Midwest Political Science Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, April 2017. Chair: “The Uses and Abuses of U.S. Foreign Policy Doctrines.”

  • Book Manuscript Workshop: Jacqueline Hazelton, “Governing By Violence: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare,” Belfer Center for Science and International Security, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, March 2017.

  • Convention: International Studies Association, Baltimore, MD, February 2017. Roundtable: “Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy,” Member. Panel: “Social Media in IR: Challenges and Opportunities.” Paper: “Narrowing the Academic-Policy Gap: Will Blogging Do the Trick?” (With Paul C. Avey and Steven L. Wilson). Roundtable: “The Enduring Relevance Question in Contemporary International Relations,” Chair and Member. Panel: “Military Technologies in 21st Century International Security: Causes, Consequences and Crises,” Chair.
  • Webinar: “Results of a Survey of APSIA Deans and Chairs of Top 50 Political Science Departments,” Association of Professional School of International Affairs, New York, NY, January 2017.

  • Talk: “What Will Trump Fight For?” Navy ROTC, Naval Leadership Weekend, Notre Dame, IN, February 2017. 

  • Hesburgh Lecture: “What Will Trump Fight For?” The Notre Dame Club of St. Louis, MO, March 2017. 

  • Panel: “Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Applications to National Security,” National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC, March 2017. Presentation: “The Relevance Question: The Professionalization of Political Science and the Waxing and Waning of Security Studies.” 

  • Hesburgh Lecture: “What Will Trump Fight For?” The Notre Dame Club of Ann Arbor, MI, April 2017. 

  • Committee on International Relations Honored Speaker: Summer Degree Celebration, Division of the Social Sciences, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, August 2017.