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America's Changing Role in Global Affairs: A Conversation with Wolf Blitzer

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Dean Vali Nasr, the Careers in Diplomacy Club, and the American Foreign Policy Program invites you to

America's Changing Role in Global Affairs

A conversation with

Wolf Blitzer '72
Lead Political Anchor, CNN

and

Francis J. Gavin
Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and
Inaugural Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at SAIS


Wolf Blitzer is CNN’s lead political anchor and the anchor of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, which airs weekdays at 5 p.m. ET, providing viewers with in-depth reports about the political, international and breaking news stories of the day. Blitzer has been with the network for 28 years, at the helm of the network's breaking news coverage covering stories around the country and also known for his in-depth reporting on international news. Throughout his career, Blitzer has interviewed some of history's most notable figures, including U.S. Presidents and foreign leaders. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors for his reporting.

Blitzer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Arts degree in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. In addition, Blitzer has numerous honorary degrees from educational institutions across the country.

Francis J. Gavin is the Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and the inaugural director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. In 2013, Gavin was appointed the first Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies and Professor of Political Science at MIT. Before joining MIT, he was the Tom Slick Professor of International Affairs and the Director of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas. From 2005 until 2010, he directed The American Assembly’s multiyear, national initiative, The Next Generation Project: U.S. Global Policy and the Future of International Institutions. Gavin’s writings include Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971 (University of North Carolina Press, 2004) and Nuclear Statecraft: History and Strategy in America’s Atomic Age (Cornell University Press, 2012).


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