Rachel B. Vogelstein discusses her experience working in foreign policy and offers suggestions for how students can prepare for careers in public service, global affairs, and policy research.
Academic Conference Calls
CFR's Academic Conference Call series provides students the opportunity to interact with a CFR fellow, Foreign Affairs author, or another expert in an hour long teleconferenced discussion. Calls take place every other week during each semester and are dedicated to different topics related to international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. Background readings are distributed prior to each call, and the audio recording is posted afterward below.
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Lawson W. Brigham discusses the future of the Arctic region.
Janine Davidson discusses U.S. military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan and offers recommendations for the future.
Katherine Marshall discusses the intersection of religion and international affairs.
David Miliband discusses the global state of humanitarian and development aid and offers recommendations for making relief more efficient and effective.
Edward Alden, CFR’s Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow and director of the CFR Renewing America publication series, discusses international trade policy and American competitiveness, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
Paul D. Williams discusses peace operations in Africa, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
Sheila A. Smith, CFR's senior fellow for Japan studies, discusses the findings of her new book Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
Audrey Kurth Cronin discusses U.S. counterterrorism policy and the threat posed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
Michael A. Levi, CFR’s David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment, and director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for geoeconomic studies, discusses climate change and the evolving global response.