Academic Resources >>Lectures
January 2012 - United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral Steven Ratti, the United States Southern Command's director of Plans and Operations, an FSU alumnus, discussed security and humanitarian issues within the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Haiti two years after its devastating earthquake.
April 2011 - U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florid Pamela C. Marsh, discussed how she is reaching out to Muslim, Sikh and Arab-American communities across the nation by building relationships of trust and confidence.
March 2011 - R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Redefining America’s “War on Drugs”
September 2010 - Wendy Chamberlin, Former U.S. Ambassador To Pakistan. “Implications Of Humanitarian Crisis On Global Stability.”
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ken Keen, Military Deputy Commander Of U.S. Southern Command In Miami. “Restoring Stability in Aftermath of Haiti Earthquake.”
February 2010 - Bob Graham, Former U.S. Senator. “National Security in the Aftermath Of Sept. 11.”
December 2009 - Frank Loy, Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs. “Foreign policy expert to discuss climate change and national security.”
November 2009 - Roger W. Cressey, currently advises clients on homeland security and counterterrorism issues and is an on-air counterterrorism analyst for NBC news. “Counterterrorism expert to discuss changing nature of the threat.”
September 2009 - Maj. Gen. Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.); Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First’s chief executive officer and one of the nation’s foremost national security policy experts, and Harry K. Singletary Jr., a former Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections. “Beyond Guantanamo: Expert Panel to Discuss Prosecuting Terrorists and Protecting America.”
February 2009 - Lawrence J. Korb, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a principal adviser to the Obama presidential campaign. “Defense And Foreign Policy Expert to Discuss Emerging U.S. Engagement Strategies In Iraq And Afghanistan.”
November 2008 - Egyptian Ambassador Hamdi Saleh. “What the Next U.S. President Needs to Know About Democracy and Islam.”
October 2008 - Daniel Benjamin, Director of the Center on the United States and Europe and a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. “U.S. Middle East policy and the presidential campaigns: Where to go from here?”
September 2008 - Rear Admiral Joseph L. Nimmich, U.S. Coast Guard, Director, Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South. "Intelligence, Trafficking, Counter-Terrorism & National Security within the Western Hemisphere and, the implications to Florida."
July 2008 - Lt. Col. Stuart Couch, an active-duty Marine and former military in the Office of Military Commissions. “Guantanamo Bay: Lessons Learned by a Former Military Prosecutor”/Human Rights & National Security in the 21st Century Lecture."
June 2008 - Mark Schneider ,Senior Vice-President, International Crisis Group and former Director of the Peace Corps. “Chaos in Afghanistan/Human Rights & National Security in the 21st Century."
March 2008 – Dr. Emilio Gonzalez, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services “USCIS" and an Under Secretary within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. "U.S. Immigration Policy & National Security/ Human Rights & National Security in the 21st Century Lecture."
January 2008 – A Forum with retired U.S. Generals including a former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. "Interrogation & Torture in U.S. Military Policy."
November 2007 - Richard Clarke, a former counter-terrorism advisor to four U.S Presidents.