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Foreign policy expert leads lecture on Putin

Foreign policy expert leads lecture on Putin
The 2023 S.T. Lee Lecture featured leading foreign policy expert, Dr. Fiona Hill, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, D.C. She was recently appointed as chancellor of Durham University, U.K. Hill has also served as the deputy assistant to the president and a former senior director for […]

Virtual mentorship provides insight and advice

Virtual mentorship provides insight and advice
This year, the McDonnell Academy Flash Mentoring sessions provided opportunities for engagement through a virtual model. Open to all McDonnell Academy Scholars and our alumni around the world, we hosted two sessions during the fall semester and plan to host more sessions in Spring 2023.  Scholars were able to chat one-on-one with multiple alumni about academics, career experiences, […]

MAPS Panel on Reproductive Rights provides insight

MAPS Panel on Reproductive Rights provides insight
On Monday, November 7th, McDonnell Scholars and guests gathered to discuss reproductive justice from gendered, legal, medical, and religious perspectives. Moderated by Dr. Stephanie Kirk, the panel included Professors Rachel Brown, PhD, Adrienne Davis, JD, Emily J. Dumler-Winkler, PhD, Jason T. Eberl, PhD, and Rachael Bradshaw, MS, CGC. Following the panel, McDonnell Scholars from varied […]

McDonnell Academy EVENTS

The McDonnell Academy organizes special seminars, retreats and other events. Our distinguished Scholars, politicians and analysts lead discussions on political, cultural and economic issues in the United States and the broader world.

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