Is the United States at a Crossroads? Domestic and Global Dimensions
In this half-day conference, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and leading experts from journalism and academia discussed the role of the United States in the world today and the future of U.S. immigration policy.
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In this half-day conference, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and leading experts from journalism and academia discussed the role of the United States in the world today and the future of U.S. immigration policy. These public events are part of a Wilson Center Alumni Reunion gathering.
9:00 - 9:45am: Conversation--Is the United States Still the "Indispensable Nation"?
- Jane Harman
Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
- Madeleine Albright
Former U.S. Secretary of State, WC Class of 1981-82
9:45 - 11:00am: Panel I--America's Decline: Myth or Reality?
- John Ikenberry, Princeton University
WC Class of 1998-99
- Bruce Jentleson, Duke University
WC Class of 2014
- Mitchell Reiss, Williamsburg Foundation,
WC Class of 1992-3, 1995
- Helene Cooper, The New York Times
WC Class of 2004-5, 2013
- Constanze Stelzenmueller, Brookings Institution
WC Class of 2004
Moderated by Robert Litwak, Vice President of Scholars and Academic Relations, Wilson Center
11:15 - 12:45pm: Panel II--How Will Immigration Continue to Transform America?
Susan J. Terrio, Georgetown University
WC Class of 2012-13
Jonathan Fox, American University
WC Class of 2004-5
Karthick Ramakrishnan, University of California at Riverside
WC Class of 2012-3
Edward Schumacher-Matos, Public Policy Fellow, Wilson Center
WC Class of 2015
Moderated by Duncan Wood, Director of the Mexico Institute, Wilson Center
U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001)
G. John Ikenberry
William Preston Few Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science, Duke University
Ambassador (retired); Former President and CEO, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times
Senior Transatlantic Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Trends, German Marshall Fund, Berlin; Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Professor of Anthropology and French Studies, Georgetown University
Professor, Development Studies, School of International Service, American University; Director, Oxfam America
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California-Riverside