- We are delighted to have Ambassador Dennis Jett (ret.), currently Professor of International Affairs, Penn State University, back for an encore presentation. Ambassador Jett will discuss American ambassadors and U.S. diplomacy based on the second edition of his book, American Ambassadors: A Guide for Aspiring Diplomats and Foreign Service Officers (Palgrave Macmillan 2022). Professor Dennis Jett is a former American… Read More

- The next Louisville Committee Book Club will be Monday February 7, 2022, 7:00 PM at the home of Brad Hume: 300 Chelsea Green Court Louisville, KY 40207. We will be reading The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel, by Kati Marton (Simon & Schuster, 2021). Read More
- The World Affairs Council and Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations are partnering to bring you a special, in-person luncheon meeting with Dr. Fiona Hill at Vincenzo's restaurant, 12:00 noon Monday January 24. Dr. Hill will speak on the topic of Russia, Ukraine and U.S. foreign policy, and will also discuss her new autobiography There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding… Read More

Advancing public dialogue on foreign relations since 1938

Welcome to the Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations (LCFR) website. Since 1938, the LCFR has been working to help advance public dialogue on foreign relations. Our members are drawn from the highest levels of the diplomatic, academic, political, military and scientific communities.

The mission of the Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations is to promote a high-level, non-partisan dialogue on American foreign policy and foreign affairs in the Louisville metropolitan region. The LCFR seeks to promote a more informed foreign policy by bridging the divide between broader public opinion and the established foreign policy making community.


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