2024 College and University Educators Workshop

Thursday and Friday, March 14–15, 2024
"The Role of the United States in the World" panel

The goal of the workshop is to find new ways for college and university educators to encourage their students to learn about international relations and the role of the United States in the world. It provides an opportunity for educators to explore the wide array of CFR and Foreign Affairs teaching and research resources available to the academic community, participate in substantive briefings with subject experts as well as in group discussions, and share best practices and educational tools for bringing global issues into the classroom.

The workshop will include an opening night dinner conversation on the global outlook; plenary sessions on the Middle East, societal implications of AI, and climate policy and implementation; a presentation on CFR Education and fellowship opportunities; and a breakout discussion with a choice among regional topics.

The Role of the United States in the World
Zongyuan Zoe Liu, Farah Pandith, Nate Schenkkan
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Conflict in the Middle East
Steven A. Cook, Yousef Munayyer, Karim Sadjadpour, Keren Yarhi-Milo
CFR Fellowships and CFR Education Presentation
Jean E. Abshire, Steven A. Cook, Caroline Netchvolodoff, Rudy Lee Novak
Societal Implications of AI
Ian Bremmer, Yael Eisenstat, Ramayya Krishnan
Kat Duffy
Climate Policy and Implementation
Jonathan Goldberg, Selwin Hart, Alice C. Hill
Carolyn Kissane

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