Saturday Scholars Series


Location: Annenberg Auditorium at the Snite Museum

“International Security Studies: What the Eggheads Can Teach the Generals”
Michael Desch, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science

In an April 2008 speech to the Association of American Universities, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates argued that “we must again embrace eggheads and ideas.” The challenge for us is to determine when and how academic social scientists can best contribute to national security policy in the future.

This event is free and open to the public