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On this website you can learn more about the Council and find information on upcoming events for alumni in the greater DC area.

If you haven’t attended the Harvard Kennedy School but are interested in applying, please visit the web page of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Admissions office.

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HKS-GMU National Security and Foreign Policy Lecture

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 The Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) DC Alumni Council will co-host a National Security and Foreign Policy lecture with George Mason University’s School of Public Policy (SPP) at the Founders Hall of the GMU’s School of Public Policy

3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 21101

 The event is sponsored by the Center for Global Policy in Mason’s School of Public Policy



Alumni of HKS and SPP are cordially invited to attend the inaugural lecture on

 The Role of Higher Education in National Security and Foreign Affairs

6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014


GW President Emeritus Stephen Joel Trachtenberg

University Professor, Trachtenberg School

President Trachtenberg, a distinguished HKS alumnus, is currently the University Professor of Public Service at the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Administration at George Washington University. Author of several books and holder of over 20 honorary doctoral degrees, the president has served in the federal government and is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, among others.


Chaired and moderated by


Colonel Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell

Distinguished Professor, College of William & Mary

Colonel Wilkerson is currently a distinguished professor of government and public policy at the College of William & Mary.  A 31-year veteran of the U.S. Army, the colonel has served as the associate director of the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. State Department, the director of the U.S. Marine Corps War College, and special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Seats are limited; please RSVP to http://nsfp.gmu.edu

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