The Education of an Idealist: A Conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power – October 2, 2019

September 25, 2019

On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019, the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy will host a public talk: “The Education of an Idealist: A Conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power”. This event will be a moderated conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power, Jake Sullivan, and Harold Hongju Koh. 

Location: Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street

Samantha Power served as the 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017. From 2009 to 2013, Ambassador Power served on the National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights. She is now an Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. 

Jake Sullivan is a former National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden and Previously served as Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State and Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. He is currently a Visiting Lecturer in law at the Yale Law School as well as a distinguished Practitioner in Grand Strategy. 

Harold Hongju Koh was the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy Human Rights and Labor from 1998 to 2001 and the 22nd Legal Advisor of the U.S. Department of State. Professor Koh is one of the country’s leading experts in public and private international law, national security law, and human rights. He is currently a Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School