Liebert World Affairs Lecture Series

Bringing the World to Campus

Established in 2016 and hosted by the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, the Liebert World Affairs Lecture Series brings world-class scholars offering new and different perspectives on world politics to campus. Students, faculty, staff and the Southwest Florida community have long enjoyed engaging lectures that stimulate the mind. 

2024 Liebert Speakers

Omer Bartov

Omer Bartov

January 17, 2024

Omer Bartov is the Samuel Pisar Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Brown University. Born in Israel and educated at Tel Aviv University and St. Antony's College, Oxford, his early research concerned war crimes in World War II and the links between war and genocide. Read more...

Timothy Heath

Timothy R. Heath

February 9, 2024

Timothy R. Heath is a senior international defense researcher at the RAND Corporation. Prior to joining RAND, Heath had over fifteen years of experience in the U.S. government researching and analyzing military and political topics related to China. Read more...

Gregory Gause

F. Gregory Gause

March 22, 2024

F. Gregory Gause III is Professor of International Affairs and John H. Lindsey ’44 Chair at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.  He served as Head of the School’s Department of International Affairs from 2014 to 2022 and is an affiliate of the School’s Albritton Center for Grand Strategy.  He is currently working at the Bush School's teaching site in Washington, D.C., where he is also a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.  Read more...

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