Iran Under Biden: America in Persia

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April 7, 2021
6:00PM - 7:30PM
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Zoom

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-07 18:00:00 2021-04-07 19:30:00 Iran Under Biden: America in Persia Join the Alexander Hamilton Society and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies on Wednesday, April 7 at 6:00pm for a virtual discussion about the future of American foreign policy toward Iran under the Biden administration. The discussion will feature Michael Singh of the Washington Institute and Rick Herrmann of the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, with Mershon Senior Faculty Fellow Peter Mansoor as moderator.  This event is open to all. Zoom Mershon Center mershoncenter@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Join the Alexander Hamilton Society and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies on Wednesday, April 7 at 6:00pm for a virtual discussion about the future of American foreign policy toward Iran under the Biden administration. The discussion will feature Michael Singh of the Washington Institute and Rick Herrmann of the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, with Mershon Senior Faculty Fellow Peter Mansoor as moderator. 

This event is open to all.

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Speakers

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Richard Herrmann is Social and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Professor Emeritus and former chair of the Department of Political Science.  He directed the Mershon Center for International Security Studies from 2002-11.

Herrmann has written widely on security affairs, international relations and foreign policy.  He is author or editor of three books, including:

  • Transnational Identities: Becoming European in the EU (edited with Thomas Risse and Marilynn Brewer) (2004)
  • Ending the Cold War: Interpretations, Causation and the Study of International Relations (edited with Richard Ned Lebow) (2004)
  • Perceptions and Behavior in Soviet Foreign Policy (1985)

Herrmann has also published more than 30 articles and book chapters.  His work has appeared in such journals as American Political Science Review, International Organization, International Security and World Politics.  From 1990-95, he was co-editor of International Studies Quarterly, the flagship journal of the International Studies Association.

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Michael Singh is the Lane-Swig Senior Fellow and managing director at The Washington Institute and a former senior director for Middle East affairs at the National Security Council.

During his tenure at the White House from 2005 to 2008, Mr. Singh was responsible for devising and coordinating U.S. national security policy toward the region stretching from Morocco to Iran, with a particular emphasis on Iran’s nuclear and regional activities, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Syria, and security cooperation in the broader Middle East. Previously, Mr. Singh served as special assistant to secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell and at the U.S. embassy in Israel.

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The Alexander Hamilton Society is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting constructive debate on basic principles and contemporary issues in foreign, economic, and national security policy. The organization is advised by Mershon Senior Faculty Fellow Peter Mansoor. 

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If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Kyle McCray, mccray.44@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

This event is being recorded and may be posted to our YouTube channel. If you choose to participate in discussion, you are presumed to consent to the use of your comments and potentially your image in these recordings. If you do not wish to be recorded, please contact Kelly Whitaker, (whitaker.285@osu.edu.