Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump feat. Dr. Joseph S. Nye
9 October, 2020
Virtual Event via Zoom
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is a University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, studied at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard, where he joined the faculty in 1964. In 2008, a poll of 2700 international relations scholars listed him as the most influential scholar on American foreign policy, and in 2011, Foreign Policy listed him among the 100 leading global thinkers.
From 1977-79, Nye was a deputy Undersecretary of State and chaired the National Security Council Group on Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons. In 1993-94 he chaired the National Intelligence Council, which prepares intelligence estimates for the president, and in 1994-95 served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. He was awarded Distinguished Service medals from all three agencies.