Politics 2020 Discussion Series: "National Security Professionals and the Republican Party Before, During, and After Trump"

Join us September 16th for an online discussion with Peter Feaver (PhD, '90), Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University. 


Please join us on Wednesday, September 16th, as we host Peter Feaver (PhD, '90), Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University, and Director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy. Professor Feaver is an international leader in the field of civil-military relations and the politics of national security. He is a political scientist who examines how policy is made at the intersection of the civilian and military worlds with a focus on how civilian politics affect national security. He has served two stints on the National Security Council staff at the White House, one in 1993-94, as Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control, and the other in 2005-2007, as Special Advisor for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reform. 

Professor Feaver is author of Armed Servants: Agency, Oversight, and Civil-Military Relations (Harvard Press, 2003) and of Guarding the Guardians: Civilian Control of Nuclear Weapons in the United States (Cornell University Press, 1992). He is co-author: with Christopher Gelpi and Jason Reifler, of Paying the Human Costs of War (Princeton Press, 2009); with Susan Wasiolek and Anne Crossman, of Getting the Best Out of College (Ten Speed Press, 2008, 2nd edition 2012); and with Christopher Gelpi, of Choosing Your Battles: American Civil-Military Relations and the Use of Force (Princeton Press, 2004). He is co-editor, with Richard H. Kohn, of Soldiers and Civilians: The Civil-Military Gap and American National Security (MIT Press, 2001).  He has published numerous other monographs, scholarly articles, book chapters, and policy pieces on grand strategy, American foreign policy, public opinion, nuclear proliferation, civil-military relations, and cybersecurity. He is an emeritus member of the Aspen Strategy Group, blogs at “Elephants in the Room” at ForeignPolicy.com, and is a Contributing Editor to Foreign Policy magazine.

Please join us online for a conversation and question-answer session at 5:30pm on September 16th.

Event Details

What:   "National Security Professionals and the Republican Party Before, During, and After Trump" with Professor Peter Feaver

When:  Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, 5:30pm-6:45pm 

Where:  Online Zoom Discussion

Tickets:  Tickets are free of charge for HCRT Members, but registration is required.  Register now!  

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