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America in the World Consortium (AWC) Hosts 2021 Conference on the Future of US Foreign Policy

From June 21-23, 2021, the America in the World Consortium convened an engaging conference for scholars at the Greenbriar Resort in West Virginia to discuss the future of US foreign policy. Scholars participated in moderated discussions on papers exploring the future of US foreign policy. Professor Heidi Tworek (University of British Columbia) began the conference with her paper, "Tech Sovereignty or Global Governance: Why History Explains the Future of Platform Regulation," with Professor Mary Elise Sarotte (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies) commenting and moderating the discussion. In the second session, Professor Chris Miller (Tufts University) presented his paper, "Weaponizing Advanced Technology: The Lithography Industry and America's Assault on China's Huawei," with comments and discussion moderation from Professor Michael McKoy (Wheaton College). 

In the conference's third session, Professor Sarah Kreps (Cornell University) presented her paper, "Decoupling Great Powers: US-China Tech Policy in the Coming Decade." Dr. Jacquelyn Schneider (Stanford University) commented and moderated the  discussion. Professor Adam Liff (Indiana University Bloomington) presented the conference's final discussion paper, "U.S. Asia Strategy after Trump," with comments and discussion moderation from Professor Sheena Greitens (University of Texas at Austin). The conference concluded with a special panel on arms control, featuring remarks from Tim Morrison (Hudson Institute), Dr. Susan Colbourn (Duke University, former Kissinger Center DAAD Fellow), Professor Simon Miles (Duke University), and Professor Francis J. Gavin (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies).

About the America in the World Consortium

Established in 2018 as a partnership among the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, the University of Texas at Austin, and Duke University, the America in the World Consortium (AWC) seeks to enhance policymaking and better prepare the next generation to confront geopolitical challenges and advance American national interests abroad.