VIDEO: The John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture on Russia and American Maximalism with Stephen Sestanovich


Event Details

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Metropolitan Club
1 East 60th Street
Floor 2
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video


Event Speakers

    • Dr. Stephen Sestanovich
      Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy

      Stephen Sestanovich joined SIPA's faculty in the fall of 2001 as the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Diplomacy. He is also the director of the International Fellows Program and the author, most recently, of Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama (Knopf, February 2014).
      Professor Sestanovich has had a long and diverse professional career, serving both in and out of government. From 1997 to 2001 he held the position of ambassador-at-large and special advisor to the Secretary of State on the New Independent States (NIS).  In this role, he was responsible for the overall coordination of U.S. policy toward the states of the former Soviet Union, both within the State Department and with other agencies of the U.S. Government.

    • Dr. Stephen Sestanovich

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