Michael Steele to present Manatt-Phelps lecture on Oct. 28 Former Republican National Committee chair and popular podcast host Michael Steele will visit Iowa State to present the 2021 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 28. Steele – an attorney, political commentator and former lieutenant governor of Maryland – will present “Trumpism and the Republican … Continue reading Trumpism and the Republican Party: What’s Next?
NBC News national security analyst Frank Figliuzzi will discuss personal, national and international security for the 2019 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science, presented at Iowa State University on Nov. 19. Figliuzzi, former FBI assistant director for counterintelligence, will present “Seeking Security in an Unstable World” at 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union’s Great Hall during … Continue reading Seeking Security in an Unstable World
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) discussed American foreign policy when he presented the fall 2018 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science at Iowa State University on Oct. 25. Sasse, who was elected to the United States Senate in 2014, presented “If Not Us, Who: Human Dignity in the 21st Century” at 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in … Continue reading If Not Us, Who: Human Dignity in the 21st Century
Ali Velshi presented the lecture "Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad" on October 18, 2017 at Iowa State University. MSNBC anchor and business correspondent Ali Velshi discussed the impact of the Trump administration’s domestic and international policy shifts when he presented the fall 2017 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 18, 2017. … Continue reading Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad
Nirupama Rao lectured on “How Far Have We Come, What Lies Ahead?” in the Dolezal Auditorium of Curtiss Hall on October 8, 2013. Meera and Vikram Grandhi Fellow in Residence at Brown University Former Ambassador of India to the United States Nirupama Rao served as a strong connecting link between India and the United States … Continue reading How Far Have We Come, What Lies Ahead?
Lee H. Hamilton, the vice chairman of the nation’s 9/11 Commission and co-chair of the Iraq Study Group, presented his lecture, “American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan,” on March 27, 2012, in the Memorial Union’s Great Hall. Hon. Lee H. Hamilton Director, The Center on Congress at Indiana University Member of Congress from Indiana … Continue reading American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan
Kazuhide Ishikawa, longtime Japanese diplomat, was the featured speaker at the ninth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 26, 2010. His lecture, “Whither the Global Economy?” was held in ISU’s Memorial Union Sun Room. Kazuhide Ishikawa Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan Ishikawa is Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, and Deputy Chief … Continue reading Whither the Global Economy?
Strengthening American diplomatic relations with long-time European allies was a priority of the Obama presidency. The ambassador of one of those close allies – Jorge Dezcallar, ambassador of Spain to the United States – presented the eighth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 26, 2009. His lecture, “U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century,” … Continue reading U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century
The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy, former president and vice chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and former Canadian minister of foreign affairs, presented the seventh annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 30, 2008. Axworthy explored the United States presidential election and what it might mean to Canada in his lecture, titled “A Canadian Conversation … Continue reading A Canadian Conversation with the New U.S. President
The founder, president and CEO of the Federal Express Corp., Frederick Smith, presented the sixth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Dec. 4, 2007. His lecture, “Trends and Issues in the World Marketplace,” was presented in the Sun Room, Memorial Union. Frederick W. Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporation Frederick W. … Continue reading Trends and Issues in the World Marketplace