The Rumi Forum presented “Follies of Power: America’s Unipolar Fantasy” with David P. Calleo, Dean Acheson Professor and Director of the European Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University

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David P. Calleo is JHU University Professor; taught at Brown, Yale and Columbia universities, the College of Europe and the universities of Bonn and Munich, the University of Puget Sound, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva; member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies; past Rockefeller, Guggenheim and Fulbright fellow; former associate at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales; twice project director for the Twentieth Century Fund; former research fellow at Nuffield College at the University of Oxford; was George Herbert Walker Bush Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin; served as a consultant to the U.S. under secretary of State for Political Affairs; Ph.D., political science, Yale University.

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jenonnewalkerAmbassador Jenonne Walker was United States Ambassador to the Czech Republic from July 1995 until October 1998.Prior to that she had been Special Assistant to President Clinton and Senior Director for Europe on the National Security Council staff.After retiring from government service she spent two years as Vice President for Europe of the World Monuments Fund, based first in Paris and then in London. Earlier in her career Ambassador Walker worked as an analyst of West European affairs at the Central Intelligence Agency, a member of State’s Policy Planning Staff, Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, Director of the State Department Office responsible for European and UN arms control, and as a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Guest Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Institute for Scholars. Immediately before joining the Clinton Administration she was working on the role of European regional organizations in easing tensions within states, under a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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