The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security


Event Details

Thursday, March 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Banco Santander
45 East 53rd Street
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Please join the Foreign Policy Association in welcoming Professor Bartholomew Sparrow of the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Sparrow will be discussing his new book on the role and legacy of Brent Scowcroft, former United States National Security Advisor under President Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, Military Assistant to President Richard Nixon, and former Chairman of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board under President George W. Bush. The lecture will draw from his recent book The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security.

Event Speakers

    • Professor Bartholomew Sparrow
      Professor, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin

      Bartholomew Sparrow studies American political development and, in particular, the conjunction between the American state and the international system at the University of Texas, Austin. He teaches courses on American territorial expansion, American political institutions and processes, American politics and government, political communication, and the politics of food in America. He has received fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University, and Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, and has been awarded the Leonard D. White and the Franklin L. Burdette/Pi Sigma Alpha awards from the American Political Science Association. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

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