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Joseph J. Kruzel Memorial Lecture
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Henry Nau
Friday, April 10, 2015, 12:00pm - 01:30pm
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
1501 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43201

This event is the second in a two-part series.

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Henry NauHenry R. Nau holds a bachelor's in economics, politics and science from  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and master's and doctoral degrees from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. His latest book, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan, was published August 2013 by Princeton University Press.

Nau directs (since 2013 co-directs) the U.S.-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program, semiannual meetings between Members of the U.S. Congress, Japanese Diet, and Korean National Assembly. Previously, he taught as assistant professor at Williams College (1971-73) and as visiting professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS, Stanford, and Columbia universities. During academic year 2011-12, he was the W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and the Susan Louise Dyer Peace National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has received numerous grants from, among others, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Council on Foreign Relations, Century Foundation, Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, Rumsfeld Foundation, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.

From January 1981 to July 1983, Nau served on President Reagan's National Security Council as senior staff member responsible for international economic affairs. Among other duties, he was the White House sherpa for the Annual G-7 Economic Summits at Ottawa (1981), Versailles (1982), and Williamsburg (1983) and a special summit with developing countries at Cancun, Mexico (1982). Nau also served, in 1975-1977, as special assistant to the under secretary for economic affairs in the Department of State. In 1977 he received the State Department's Superior Honor Award.


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