• Lecture titled “Between Sentimentality and Cynicism: Forgiving Enemies in Ireland” by Nigel John Biggar
  • Lecture on “Interrogation & Torture in U.S. Military Policy: A Forum With Retired U.S. Generals”
  • “27th Annual Conference” (co-sponsored with the Sudan Studies Association)

National Security Lectures

  • “Iraq and Afghanistan: Where Does the Obama Administration Go From Here?” by Dr. Lawrence Korb, a principal adviser to the Obama presidential campaign and a former assistant secretary of defense during the Reagan administration
  • “U.S. Immigration Policy & National Security” by Dr. Emilio Gonzalez, Director, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • “Chaos in Afghanistan” by Mark Schneider, Senior Vice-President, International Crisis Group and former Director of the Peace Corps
  • “Guantanamo Bay: Lessons Learned by a Former Military Prosecutor”, Lt. Col. Stuart Couch USMC, former military prosecutor in the Office of Military Commissions
  • “Intelligence, Trafficking, Counter-Terrorism & National Security within the Western Hemisphere and, the implications to Florida” by Rear Admiral Joseph L. Nimmich, U.S. Coast Guard Director, Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South
  • “U.S. Middle East policy and the presidential campaigns: Where to go from here?” by 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.
  • “What the Next U.S. President Needs to Know About Democracy and Islam” by Egyptian Ambassador Hamdi Saleh
  • “Interrogation & Torture in U.S. Military Policy” by retired U.S. Generals including a former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency.