Past Jackson Lectures

The 20th annual Laura Blanche Jackson Lectureship in World Issues was Thursday, April 3, in the Foyer of Meditation (Armstrong Browning Library). The Honorable Andrew H. Card, Jr., Former White House Chief of Staff, presented Leading in a Time of Crisis, which encompassed the events of 9/11/2001, including notifying President George W. Bush.


11th Annual Lectureship: The Role of the U.S. in the World Today
Dr. Michael Mandelbaum
Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy Program
School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
April 15, 2004

12th Annual Lectureship: The Democratic Prospect for the Middle East
Dr. Harvey Sicherman
President and Director, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Philadelphia, PA
March 22, 2005

13th Annual Lectureship: The Role of the U.S. in the World Today
Mr. Charles Hill
International Security Studies and United Nations Studies Fellow
Yale University
April 26, 2006

14th Annual Lectureship: America and Europe: Mars vs. Venus or Perennial Partners?
Dr. Robert Lieber
Professor of Government and International Affairs
Georgetown University
March 27, 2007

15th Annual Lectureship: The Future of Russia...Is Hard to Predict
Dr. Andrew C. Kuchins
Senior Fellow and Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
March 25, 2008

16th Annual Lectureship: The National Interest and the National Purpose: Moral Reasoning and U.S. Foreign Policy
Dr. George Weigel
Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center
Washington, D.C.
March 23, 2010

17th Annual Lectureship: The Frugal Superpower: American Foreign Policy in an Era of Deficit Reduction
Dr. Michael Mandelbaum
Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy Program
School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
March 31, 2011

18th Annual Lectureship: The United States and China in the Era of the 'Pivot' to Asia
Dr. David Lampton
Dean of Faculty, George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies, and Director of the China Studies Program
School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
March 29, 2012

19th Annual Lectureship: Israel and the Struggle Over the International Laws of War
Peter Berkowitz
Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Stanford University
March 21, 2013

20th Annual Lectureship: Leading in a Time of Crisis
The Honorable Andrew H. Card, Jr.
Former White House Chief of Staff
April 3, 2014