A Conversation with Strobe Talbott

Date(s) - 03/01/18
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

McCormick Foundation Center Forum

Hosted by
Buffett Institute

A Conversation with Strobe Talbott

Thu, March 1, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Strobe Talbott, the inaugural Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor and past president of the Brookings Institution, will be at Northwestern University for the first of three visits throughout the winter and spring quarters. He’ll sit down with Institute for Policy Research Director Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach to discuss the policy relevance of academic research.

Reception to follow.


About Talbott

Strobe Talbott is the past president of the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s most prominent public policy organizations. Prior to joining Brookings in 2002, he was the founding director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. Talbott was a long-time reporter for Time magazine before serving as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State from 1994-2001.

While on campus throughout winter and spring, he will take part in major public conversations on topics such as D.C. politics, the policy relevance of academic research, and contemporary Russia.


About the Distinguished Visitors Program

From senior government leaders to heads of nonprofits and international institutions, Distinguished Visitors bring their global experiences and insights to the Northwestern community, enriching learning and enhancing research across campus.

The Distinguished Visitors Program establishes new partnerships between Northwestern and international organizations, strengthens existing partnerships, and provides Northwestern students and faculty opportunities to interact with, and learn from, prominent global leaders. Learn more.

Co-sponsored by Northwestern University’s Institute for Policy Research.