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2013

“The History of American Foreign Policy since 1898,” directed a week-long summer institute for nationwide teachers, sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, Humanities Texas, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, 23-29 June 2013.

“The U.S. Role in Global Democratization,” presented and led a breakout group for the 2013 Leadership Institute Annual Conference, Dean of Students Office, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas,16 February 2013.

“Developing the Character for Contemporary Leadership,” delivered keynote address and led two workshop discussions for the 2013 Northern Division Conference, Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Columbus, Ohio,9 February 2013.

“The Future Leadership of the United States: What will it look like? Who should lead?” delivered keynote address and led two workshop discussions for the 2013 Western Plains Division Conference, Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1 February 2013.

“The Cold War,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from the Deer Valley Unified School District as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Phoenix, Arizona, 25-26 January 2013.

 

2012

“Photography, History, and the Vietnam War,” presentation at a teacher enrichment workshop organized by Humanities Texas and co-sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, 30 November 2012.

“The History of American Foreign Policy since 1898,” directed a week-long summer institute for nationwide teachers, sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, 29 July to 4 August 2012.

“9/11 and American Foreign Policy,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from the Dallas Independent School District as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Dallas, Texas, 19 May 2012.

“The Cold War,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from three rural school districts around Bryan, Texas as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Bryan, Texas, 15 May 2012.

“American History and Foreign Policy,” led discussion with advanced placement history 8th grade students, Central Academy, Des Moines, Iowa, 10 May 2012.

“Cold War Legacies,” invited lecture for the Learning Activities for Mature People (LAMP) program at the University of Texas, Austin, 12 April 2012.

“The Historical Roots of our Contemporary World,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from the Mesa, Arizona Public Schools as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Mesa, Arizona, 30-31 March 2012.

“Evaluating Barack Obama’s First Term as President,” invited lecture for “Women Vote,” a public action discussion group, Austin, Texas, 19 March 2012.

“Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Cold War Society,” presentation to teachers from the Lexington, Kentucky area as part of a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, co-sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Lexington, Kentucky, 18 February 2012.

“History, Leadership, and Education,” presentation to the University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council, San Antonio, Texas, 27 January 2012.

 

2011

“The Afghanistan-Pakistan War,” presentation to a week-long summer institute for teachers on the “History and Culture of Afghanistan,” co-sponsored by the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) and the Center for South Asia (CSA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 29 June 2011.

“American Wars in Historical Memory,” co-organized and co-directed a week-long summer institute with Wisconsin history and social studies teachers, sponsored through a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Madison, Wisconsin, 20-24 June 2011. Collaborating partners included the Madison Metropolitan School District, Wisconsin Cooperative Educational Service Agency 5, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, the Madison Area Technical College, the University of Wisconsin School of Education, and the University of Wisconsin College of Letters and Science.

“The History of American Nation-Building and Counterinsurgency,” lecture to a world history class, East High School, Madison, Wisconsin, 7 April 2011.

“European and American Approaches to Nation-Building,” presentation to Air Force ROTC, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 16 February 2011.

“The Evolution of the American Presidency and Policy during the Second World War,” lecture to students and teachers at Belleville High School, Belleville, Wisconsin, 15 February 2011.

“Cold War Politics and Society,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, St. Thomas Island and St. Croix Island, 4-6 January 2011.

2010

“The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Legacies,” presentation to high school students as part of “Human Rights Week,” East High School, Madison, Wisconsin, 30 November 2010.

“The Cold War as International History,” presentations to teachers from the Denver metropolitan region (Douglas County) as part of a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, Parker, Colorado, 10 November 2010.

“The Global Cold War,” presentation to teachers from Illinois as part of a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, Elgin, Illinois, 7 October 2010.

“Freedom and Internationalism in the Cold War,” presentation to teachers from Wisconsin as part of a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 20 July 2010.

“The Cold War,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from Alabama as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Madison County Public Schools, Huntsville, Alabama, 12-13 July 2010.

“Life During Wartime,” co-organized and co-directed a week-long summer institute with Wisconsin history and social studies teachers, sponsored through a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Madison, Wisconsin, 21-25 June 2010. Collaborating partners included the Madison Metropolitan School District, Wisconsin Cooperative Educational Service Agency 5, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, the Madison Area Technical College, the University of Wisconsin School of Education, and the University of Wisconsin College of Letters and Science.

“The Afghanistan-Pakistan War,” presentation to the Rotary Club of Oregon, Wisconsin, 18 May 2010.

“The History of American Nation-Building At Home and Abroad,” presentation to Madison-area high school teachers, Social Studies Teacher Education Program, Madison, Wisconsin, 27 April 2010.

“The 20th Century and the Cold War,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from Tennessee as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Maury County, Tennessee, 23-24 March 2010.

“The Past and Future of American Nation-Building in the Shadow of Afghanistan and Iraq,” presentation for the “Wisconsin in the World” lecture series, Wisconsin Alumni Association chapter, Appleton, Wisconsin,10 March 2010.

“Nation-Building from the American Founding to Afghanistan: Historical Lessons,” presentation to the Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization, University of Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Studies, Madison, Wisconsin, 10 March 2010.

“The Past and Future of U.S.-European Relations,” presentation to the University of Wisconsin Air Force ROTC, Madison, Wisconsin, 10 February 2010.

“The Middle East, the United States, and the United Nations,” presentation for the United Nations Association, Madison Chapter, Madison, Wisconsin, 9 February 2010.

2009

“The History of the Cold War,” lectured and led discussions with teachers from the Deer Valley Unified School District as part of a co-sponsored U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History workshop, Phoenix, Arizona, 27-29 May 2009.

Wisconsin Veteran's Museum Lecture, April 2009, Madison WI

Wisconsin Veteran’s Museum Lecture, April 2009, Madison WI

“Henry Kissinger and the Future of American Foreign Policy,” lecture at the Wisconsin Alumni Association Founder’s Day Dinner, Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 May 2009.

“The Past and Future of American Foreign Policy,” lecture at the Wisconsin Alumni Association Founder’s Day Dinner, Kansas City, Missouri, 1 May 2009.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture at the Wisconsin Alumni Association Founder’s Day Dinner, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, 29 April 2009.

“From the Vietnam War to the Iraq War,” presentation for East High School students, Madison, Wisconsin, 29 April 2009.

“Contemporary Politics and the Lessons of the Cold War Era,” lecture and discussion with the Madison Metropolitan Women’s Club, Madison, Wisconsin, 20 April 2009.

“The Afghanistan-Pakistan War,” lecture and discussion with the Madison Institute, Madison, Wisconsin, 28 March 2009.

“The Future of U.S.-European Relations in the Shadow of the Iraq War,” lecture for Wisconsin Alumni Learning Series, Brown County Library, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 25 March 2009.

“Henry Kissinger and the Making of Foreign Policy,” keynote lecture at the Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies and International Education Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, 17 March 2009.

“History and Foreign Policy: 5 Concepts Every Student Needs to Know,” led break-out session for twenty-five teachers at the Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies and International Education Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, 17 March 2009.

“The Past and Future of Foreign Interventions,” lecture at the Rotary Club West, Madison, Wisconsin, 5 March 2009.

“American Foreign Policy after Henry Kissinger,” lecture and discussion at Temple Beth El Sunday Morning Lecture Series, Madison, Wisconsin, 1 February 2009.

2008

“What Should We Expect After the 2008 Elections,” keynote address to a day-long meeting of the Madison International Trade Association, Madison, Wisconsin, 11 November 2008.

“The Future of U.S.-European Relations in the Shadow of the Iraq War,” lecture in the “Global Hot Spots” series, Wisconsin Alumni Association, Madison, Wisconsin, 7 November 2008.

“The 2008 Election as a Possible Political Realignment: Historical Perspectives,” presentation as part of a public panel organized by the Center for the Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison Public Library, Central Branch, Madison, Wisconsin, 29 October 2008.

“U.S. Foreign Policy and the 2008 Elections,” presentation to students at West High School, Madison, Wisconsin, 23 October 2008.

“U.S. Foreign Policy and the 2008 Elections,” presentation to students at East High School, Madison, Wisconsin, 22 October 2008.

“The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East,” presentation and participation in panel discussion with local community, Madison, Wisconsin, 13 October 2008.

“Henry Kissinger and the Seeds of the Contemporary Middle East Crisis,” lecture to the Madison Kiwanis Club, Madison, Wisconsin, 25 August 2008.

“The Past and Future of American Foreign Policy,” lecture to the Senior Summer School, Madison, Wisconsin, 5 August 2008.

“Henry Kissinger and American Leadership,” lecture for the Wisconsin Alumni Association Chicago Chapter Founder’s Day Dinner, Chicago, Illinois, 1 May 2008.

Organized day-long workshop for 120 Advanced Placement high school history students in Madison-area schools, Wisconsin Historical Society, 22 April 2008.

Reading from Henry Kissinger and the American Century for the Literacy Network of Dane County, “Literacy 24/7″ public event, Borders West Bookstore, Madison, Wisconsin, 12 April 2008.

“The Diplomacy of U.S. Trade with China,” presentation to University of Wisconsin student group, “China Economic Forum,” 12 March 2008.

“Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy from the Second World War to the Present,” day-long workshop with local teachers, History Teaching Alliance, University of Wisconsin-Marathon County, 7 March 2008.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture for senior lunch program, Jewish Social Services, Beth Israel Center, Madison, Wisconsin, 11 February 2008.

“Henry Kissinger and American Leadership,” lecture for an audience of University of Wisconsin alumni, sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, Los Angeles, California, 17 January 2008.

 

“Henry Kissinger and American Leadership,” lecture for an audience of University of Wisconsin alumni, sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, San Francisco, California, 15 January 2008.

2007

“American Foreign Policy in the Middle East since 1967,” lecture for students at East High School, Madison, Wisconsin, 13 December 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the Study of American History,” lecture for the Social Science Teacher Education Program, Madison, Wisconsin, 12 December 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture for the Attic Angel Association, Continuing Education Program,” Madison, Wisconsin, 3 December 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy Toward Israel Since 1967,” lecture for the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Women’s Political Awareness Group, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 13 November 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture for the Wisconsin Alumni Association “Fall Day on Campus,” Madison, Wisconsin, 9 November 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture at a luncheon for the University of Wisconsin Bascom Hill Society of Alumni Donors, Madison, Wisconsin, 6 November 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture to the University of Wisconsin Retirement Association, Madison, Wisconsin, 5 November 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture for the Wisconsin Book Festival and the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Madison, Wisconsin, 10 October 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture at the Madison Public Library, Sequoya Branch, Wisconsin, 18 September 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” lecture to the Downtown Rotary Club, Madison, Wisconsin, 8 August 2007.

“American Society and International Society, 1898-1945,” organized and co-directed with Professor Jean Edward Smith of Marshall University, a week-long summer institute for nation-wide high school teachers, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grant Program, Ashland, Ohio, 22 July to 27 July 2007.

“Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy Toward Israel Since 1967,” lecture to the Greenfield Summer Institute in Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin, 11 July 2007.

“Freedom, Democracy, and U.S. Foreign Policy since 1914,” lecture to the Northeast Wisconsin Teachers Academy for the Study of American History, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 25 June 2007.

“Conversations with Henry Kissinger,” lecture and discussion for University of Wisconsin alumni and friends, sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association Italy Chapter, Urbino, Italy, 10 February 2007.

2006

“America during the Cold War,” organized and co-directed with Professor Alonzo Hamby of Ohio University, a week-long summer institute for nation-wide high school teachers, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grant Program, Ashland, Ohio, 23 July to 28 July 2006.

“Constitutional Debates during the Cold War,” presentation to the Teaching American History workshop for New York state history teachers, Jamestown Community College, Olean, New York, 18 July 2006.

“Détente, International Order, and Human Rights in the 1970s,” lecture for high school teachers attending a summer workshop on “the Causes and Consequences of the Cold War,” Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library, Independence, Missouri, 13 July 2006.

“Remembering the Korean War,” lecture for the public premier of the new documentary on “Wisconsin Korean War Stories,” sponsored by Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Alumni Association, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 29 June 2006.

“Politics, Religion, and Resources: America’s History in the Middle East,” lecture for the University of Wisconsin-Extension “College Days” program, Madison, 7 June 2006.

“Intimate Strangers: The United States and the Middle East since 1900″ lecture for high school teachers attending a teacher in-service workshop at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Madison, 31 March 2006.

“Wisconsin Weekend Away”, participated as a featured speaker in the University of Wisconsin Foundation retreat for distinguished university alumni, St. Augustine, Florida, 10-12 March 2006.

“The Promise of the United Nations: Reflections on the First Sixty Years of Global Governance,” lecture at the Winchester Academy for lifelong learning, Waupaca, Wisconsin, 13 February 2006.

2005

“The ‘War on Terror’ from a Historical Perspective,” presentation at the Parents’ Weekend Dinner, University of Wisconsin Hillel, Madison, 11 November 2005.

“Teaching the 1960s as World History,” presentation to the Social Studies Teacher Education Colloquium, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin School of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Madison, 2 November 2005.

“Remembering the Vietnam War,” moderated a public discussion about memory and oral history from the Vietnam War, sponsored by the Wisconsin Book Festival and the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 15 October 2005.

“History Through Film,” led and moderated public discussions of film and history about the 1960s for a series of workshops sponsored by Wisconsin Public Television, the American Experience Public Television Documentary Series, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, and the George L. Mosse Program in History, 5-6 October 2005.

“The History and Memory of the Vietnam War,” led a community book discussion of Christian Appy’s Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides, sponsored by the Wisconsin Humanities Council in a year-long series on “A More Perfect Union: The Common Defense,” Madison Public Library, Sequoya Branch, 29 September 2005.

“Ideas and Traditions in American Foreign Relations,” organized and co-directed with Professor Warren Kimball of Rutgers University, a week-long summer institute for nation-wide high school teachers, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grant Program, Ashland, Ohio, 31 July to 6 August 2005.

“The Cold War: Ideas and Traditions in American Foreign Policy,” presentation to the Teaching American History Workshop for New York state history teachers, Saint Bonaventure University and Jamestown Community College, New York, 12-13 July 2005.

“New Security Challenges since 11 September 2001 and the Role of the University,” presentation at the Wisconsin Alumni Association “Day on Campus,” University of Wisconsin, Madison, 6 May 2005.

“Did the Sixties Really Matter?” presentation to University of Wisconsin alumni (with Professor Steve Stern), sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Foundation, Los Angeles, 28 April 2005.

Advanced Placement history workshop, organized and participated in day-long events for 100 visiting high school students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Historical Society, April 2001 to April 2003, April 2005, April 2006.

“A Clash of Civilizations? Relations between Americans and Arabs in the Shadow of the War on Terrorism,” presentation to high school students as part of Middleton High School’s “Respect Week” event series, Middleton, Wisconsin, 22 February 2005.

“Teaching the History of the Vietnam War,” lecture to secondary school teachers and war veterans as part of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in-service community workshop, Madison, Wisconsin, 21 January 2005.

2004

“The Sixties,” co-organized with Dr. James Danky of the Wisconsin Historical Society, a series of six public film viewings and discussions on the history of the 1960s, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Library Association, and National Video Resources, Madison, Wisconsin, November to December 2004.

“Ideas and Traditions in American Foreign Relations,” co-organized and directed with Professor John Moser of Ashland University, a week-long summer institute for high school teachers, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grant Program, Ashland, Ohio, July 2004.

“Alumni University,” presented recent scholarship and led discussions (with Professors Stephen Kantrowitz, Jean Lee, and Steve Stern) for an alumni workshop on “turning points in American history,” sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association, Washington DC, June 2004.

“Globalizing American History,” co-directed with Professor John Milton Cooper, Jr., a series of nine monthly seminars for Madison-area high school teachers, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Center for the Humanities, September 2002 to June 2003.

History Teaching Alliance Summer Institute for Wisconsin high school teachers, presented recent scholarship and led group discussions, University of Wisconsin-Marathon County, June 2002 to June 2004.

2002

Global Studies Summer Institute, presented recent scholarship on international relations to high school teachers, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, August 2002.

Wisconsin Idea Outreach Seminar, participated in one-week tour around Wisconsin with faculty, promoted the university among local Wisconsin communities, May 2002.

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Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the University's Department of History and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Professor Suri is the author and editor of nine books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. Professor Suri's research and teaching have received numerous prizes. In 2007 Smithsonian Magazine named him one of America's "Top Young Innovators" in the Arts and Sciences. His writings appear widely in blogs and print media. Professor Suri is also a frequent public lecturer and guest on radio and television programs.

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