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Johns Hopkins SAIS to host Joseph Nye, political scientist and former Harvard Kennedy School Dean, for virtual conversation with SAIS Interim Dean Kent Calder on September 13



MEDIA ADVISORY 

Johns Hopkins SAIS Interim Dean Kent E. Calder will host Joseph Nye, political scientist and former Dean of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, for a virtual conversation as part of the Dean’s Forum on Monday, September 13. During the event, Calder and Nye, who published Do Morals Matter in 2019, will discuss the book, which explores the role of ethics in U.S. foreign policy during the American era after 1945, and the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Speakers

Kent E. Calder
Interim Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Joseph Nye
Political Scientist
University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and former Dean, Harvard Kennedy School 

Date and Time

Monday, September 13, 2021
4:30-5:30 p.m. EDT 

Registration

This event is open to the public and media, with registration

Media Contact

Jason Lucas
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1 (202) 663-5620
jlucas27@jhu.edu 

About the Speakers

Kent E. Calder is Interim Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Calder, who also directs the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at SAIS, previously served as the school’s Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and International Research Cooperation from 2018 to 2020 and as director of Asia Programs from 2016 to 2018. Prior to SAIS, Calder served as special advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), professor at Princeton University, lecturer on government at Harvard, and as the first executive director of Harvard University’s Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Calder received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he worked under the direction of Edwin O. Reischauer.
 
A specialist in East Asian political economy, Calder lived and researched in Japan for 11 years and across East Asia for four years. In 2014, he was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. Calder's publications include: Global Political Cities: Actors and Arenas of Influence in International Affairs; Super Continent: The Logic of Eurasian Integration; Circles of Compensation: Economic Growth and the Globalization of Japan; Singapore: Smart City, Smart State; Asia in Washington; and The New Continentalism: Energy and Twenty-First Century Eurasian Geopolitics.
 
Joseph Nye is University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Nye has served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Chair of the National Intelligence Council, and Deputy Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology. His most recent books include: Do Morals Matter; The Power to Lead; The Future of Power; Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era; and Is the American Century Over. Nye is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, and the American Academy of Diplomacy. In a recent survey of international relations scholars, he was ranked as the most influential scholar on American foreign policy, and in 2011, Foreign Policy named him one of the top 100 Global Thinkers. Nye He received his bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard. 

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 75 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 on Twitter @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021