Dr. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS - Dr. J. Stephen Morrison is senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and director of its Global Health Policy Center since he founded it in 2008. Dr. Morrison has expertise in Africa, family planning, maternal and child health, immunizations, global health, health and security, infectious… Read More
Judd Devermont – Director, CSIS Africa Program - Judd Devermont is the director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Prior to joining CSIS, he served as the national intelligence officer for Africa from 2015 to 2018. In this position, he led the U.S. intelligence community’s analytic efforts on sub-Saharan African issues… Read More
Dr. Bruce Jentleson, William Preston Few Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science at Duke University - We invite you to the September virtual Zoom meeting of the Louisville Committee with Dr. Bruce W. Jentleson, William Preston Few Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science at Duke University, where he previously served as Director of the Terry Sanford Institute (now Sanford School) of Public Policy.… Read More
Dr. Aparna Pande, Research Fellow and Director, Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia, Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C - We invite you to the second Virtual (Zoom) Meeting of the LCFR, with Dr. Aparna Pande, Research Fellow and Director of the Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia. Dr. Pande is well-qualified to speak on the issues facing India today—the Covid 19 threat, border tensions… Read More
Dr. David Dollar, Senior Fellow, China Center, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. - We invite you to the first Virtual (Zoom) Meeting of the LCFR, with Dr. David Dollar, a senior fellow in the China Center at the Brookings Institution and host of the Dollar & Sense podcast on international trade. He is a leading expert on Asian economies and U.S. relations with… Read More
Ms. Lindsey R. Sheppard, Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C. - Ms. Lindsey Sheppard is a Fellow with the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., where she focuses on emerging technologies and security applications. Her research areas include artificial intelligence, machine learning, defense innovation, and technology ecosystems. Ms. Sheppard contributes expertise in… Read More
Mr. Norm Szydlowski, President, American Committees on Foreign Relations; former Vice President, Chevron - Norm Szydlowski served as CEO for energy companies in Atlanta and Tulsa. He now works as a director on various company boards in the US and Europe, including businesses in natural gas, solar panels, pipelines and methane detection technology. During 2004-2005 he served in the State Department at Embassy Baghdad… Read More
Mr. Mark D. Simakovsky, Senior Fellow, the Atlantic Council, and Vice President at Beacon Global Strategies - Mr. Mark Simakovsky is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and serves as vice president at Beacon Global Strategies, LLC. Throughout his career, Mr. Simakovsky has worked on a wide variety of national security issues, including defense policy, strategy, budget formulation, and congressional affairs. He has… Read More
Mr. Michael Cohen, Columnist, The Boston Globe - Mr. Michael Cohen is a columnist for the Boston Globe, writing on national politics and foreign affairs. He has also been a Fellow at The Century Foundation, a non-partisan think-tank, and a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation and the American Security Project. Mr. Cohen served as chief speechwriter… Read More
Dr. Theodore Bromund, Senior Research Fellow in Anglo-American Relations, Heritage Foundation - Dr. Theodore Bromund is our featured speaker for October; he will discuss the very timely topic of Brexit and U.S. relations with the United Kingdom. Dr. Bromund is uniquely qualified to talk on Brexit.  He studies and writes on Anglo-American relations, U.S. and British relations with Europe and the European… Read More