International Speaker Series Archive

Event Date:April 25, 2024 Event Time: 3:00 – 4:30PM Location:Room 113, Cone Center Ambassador Masood Khan is currently serving as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States. Prior to his appointment in 2022, he was the President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir from August 2016 to August 2021. Before becoming the President, Ambassador Khan was the […]

Event Date:October 11, 2023 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location:Room 112, Cone Center Daniel F. Runde is Senior Vice President at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a global think tank. Additionally, he is the director of the Project on Prosperity and Development and holds the William A. Schreyer Chair in Global […]

Event Date:October 25, 2022 – 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Location:Lucas Room, Cone Center Yaya J. Fanusie is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His research focuses on the national security implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Fanusie spent seven years as both an economic and counterterrorism analyst […]

Event Date:October 14, 2022 – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location:Popp Martin Student Union 265 Stefan Schlüter served in the German Foreign Office until the summer of 2017 and is now a Program Director at the Diplomatic Academy in Berlin. After studying political science at the University of Hamburg, Ambassador Schlüter joined the German Foreign […]

Event Date:October 12, 2022 – 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Location:Belk Gym 201 Dave Rank is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and the head of the China practice at The Cohen Group, a global business strategy consultancy. Additionally, he teaches at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International […]

Event Date:February 26, 2020 – 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Location:CHHS 281 Lieutenant General Michael K. Nagata, a native of Virginia, graduated from Georgia State University and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in 1982. He initially served as a Platoon Leader in the 2nd Infantry Division before volunteering for the Army Special Forces in […]

Event Date:November 4, 2019 – 3:00 PM to November 5, 2019 – 3:59 PM Location:SAC A Salon Volker Wissing is a German lawyer and politician. Since 2011 he is national chairman of the FDP Rhineland-Palatinate, since 2013 member of the presidency of the Federal Party and since May 2016 Rhineland-Palatinate Minister of Economy, Transport, Agriculture […]

Event Date:October 24, 2019 – 3:00 PM to October 25, 2019 – 3:59 PM Location:Popp-Martin Student Union Movie Theater Consul General Pier Forlano is a highly motivated and dedicated diplomat, with 30 years of professional experience, including appointments in four Embassies (Bulgaria, Malta, South Africa and Australia). In 1987 he was appointed Deputy Chief of […]

Event Date:September 12, 2019 – 3:30 PM to September 13, 2019 – 4:59 PM Location:Cone Center 210 Ambassador John C. Kornblum has enjoyed a distinguished career in the United States Foreign Service which began in 1964, shortly after his graduation from Michigan State University. As a junior officer he served in Hamburg and Washington. He […]

Event Date:February 20, 2019 – 3:30 PM to February 21, 2019 – 4:59 PM Location:SAC, Salon D Appointed Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) in September 2018, Mr. James A Walsh is responsible for supporting State Department programs and policies to combat illicit drugs […]