Summaries of past extracurricular lectures at IWP may be found below. For more information, please see upcoming events at IWP, join our invitation list, or listen to our videos or podcasts.

Steven VanRoekel describes the United States’ role in the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis

On February 11, 2019, The Institute of World Politics hosted Steven VanRoekel, the Chief Operating Officer of the Rockefeller Foundation for a lecture entitled “Diplomacy Through Aid: The 2014-2015 West African Ebola Epidemic.” In the talk, Mr. VanRoekel recounted his experience working as the Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development during…

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US Army War College professor discusses strategic challenges in Latin America

Dr. R. Evan Ellis, a professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute who focuses on Latin America’s relationship with non-Western state actors, organized crime, and populism, delivered a presentation entitled “Democratic Governance as a Strategic Concept for Latin America” at The Institute of World Politics on October 15th,…

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