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Grand Strategy: National Security Doctrines and National Security Strategy, past, present and future

Fri, Oct 23, 2015, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

You are cordially invited to a lecture on the topic of

Grand Strategy: 
National Security Doctrines and National Security Strategy, past, present and future

Dr. Lamont Colucci
Professor of Politics and Government, Chair of Politics and Government Department, 
Ripon College

Friday, October 23, 2015
4:30 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
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Lamont ColucciDr. Lamont Colucci has experience as a diplomat with the U.S. Dept. of State and is today an Associate Professor and Chairman of Politics and Government at Ripon College.  His primary area of expertise is U.S. national security and U.S. foreign policy.  At Ripon, he is the coordinator for the National Security Studies program and teaches courses on national security, foreign policy, intelligence, terrorism, and international relations.  He has published a book entitled Crusading Realism: The Bush Doctrine and American Core Values After 9/11, and was contributing author of another book entitled The Day That Changed Everything: Looking at the Impact of 9/11 at the End of the Decade.  In 2012, he finished a two volume series entitled The National Security Doctrines of the American Presidency: How they Shape our Present and Future.  In 2012, he became the Fulbright Scholar in Residence at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna, Austria. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a doctorate in politics from the University of London, England. In 2007 he was the recipient of Ripon’s Severy Excellence in Teaching award and in 2010 the Underkofler Outstanding Teaching Award. In 2015 he received the national Significant Sig award of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Dr. Colucci is also an occasional columnist for the Washington TimesNational ReviewWeekly Standard, and Defense News. He is a weekly columnist for U.S. News and World Report. He is also Senior Fellow in National Security Affairs for the American Foreign Policy Council and is Advisor in National Security and Foreign Affairs, to the NATO-based Conference of Defence Associations Institute. He served as founding interim Director for the Center for Politics at Ripon College. You can find out more at