Johns Hopkins SAIS to host the 2nd Annual Betty Lou Hummel Memorial Lecture, “The Future of the American World Order” with Harvard Professor Joseph Nye on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
The 2nd Annual Betty Lou Hummel Memorial Lecture, “The Future of the American World Order?” with Professor Joseph Nye, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
 
For the past 70 years, the American liberal international order has helped to provide global public goods. Now, some though leaders see that order in decline because of the power of a rising China. Others see it challenged by changes within American domestic politics. Professor Nye, who pioneered the term “soft power,” will discuss the future of American World Order.
 
Speaker
Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
 
Time and Date
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday March 1, 2017
 
Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
 
Register
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can RSVP through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
 
Media Contacts
Stacy A. Anderson (for inquiries about logistics)
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu
 
Prama Verma (for inquiries about the agenda)
Program Assistant
The Foreign Policy Institute
pverma8@jhu.edu
202.663.5785
 
About the Speaker 
 
Joseph S. Nye Jr. is the University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. From 1977 to 1979, Nye was a deputy Undersecretary of State and chaired the National Security Council Group on Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons. From 1993 to 1994, he chaired the National Intelligence Council, which prepares intelligence estimates for the president, and from 1994 to 1995 served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. Nye won Distinguished Service medals from all three agencies.
 
He has published 14 academic books, a novel, and more than 150 articles in professional and policy journals. His recent books include Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics, The Powers to Lead, The Future of Power, and Is the American Century Over?
 
Nye is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, the American Academy of Diplomacy, and an honorary fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He is the recipient of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson Award, the Charles Merriam Award from the American Political Science Association, France’s Palmes Academiques, and various honorary degrees.
 
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For more than 70 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
 
For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Monday, February 27, 2017