March 1, 2022
Location: Washington Duke Inn, Ambassador Ballroom
RSVP to the in-person event: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eajykwy5C62rdPg
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The AGS Spring 2022 Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture:
Michael McFaul, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, will speak at Duke University’s Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club on Tuesday, March 1st at 6:00 p.m. ET and is free and open to the public. Please RSVP with the link above.
McFaul, a leading expert on Russia, American foreign policy, and democratic development will engage in a moderated conversation on Russia's strikes against Ukraine, Vladimir Putin’s ambitions, and the future of the relationship between the U.S. and Russia.
McFaul will take questions from the audience at the end of his talk.
Michael McFaul is Director at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, the Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Professor of International Studies in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University and the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also an International Affairs Analyst for NBC News and a Columnist for The Washington Post. McFaul served for five years in the Obama administration, first as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council, and then as the U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation.
Dr. Peter Feaver, director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy and professor of political science and public policy at Duke, will interview McFaul.
“All eyes are on what is happening between Russia, Ukraine, and NATO these weeks. As one of the nation’s foremost experts on Russia, Ambassador McFaul will bring important context, history, and insight to help us understand what is happening and why,” Feaver said. “We are very fortunate he is coming in person to talk with us on this timely issue.
Everyone in attendance must wear a mask. Duke University continues to prioritize the health and safety of the extended community. The university strongly encourages all individuals to be fully vaccinated before attending events. Duke will adhere to all university, local and state regulations, which are subject to change on short notice depending on public health conditions.
Parking is available at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club at no cost.