Academe's Role in Government Policy: A Conversation with Strobe Talbott

Strobe Talbott, the Buffett Institute’s inaugural Distinguished Visitor and past president of the Brookings Institution, will be at Northwestern University throughout the winter and spring quarters. At this event, he will discuss the policy relevance of academic research with Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, director of the Institute for Policy Research. Prior to joining Brookings, Talbott was the founding director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. He was a long-time reporter for Time magazine before serving as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State from 1994 to 2001.

Thursday, March 1 from 5:00–5:30 p.m.
McCormick Foundation Center Forum (Medill), 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston

Registration is requested, and free of charge: Reception to follow.


This is part of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies’ Distinguished Visitors Program. IPR is co-sponsoring the event.