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Walter R. Mead

Walter R. Mead

Title: James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities

Company: Bard College

Location: Annandale Hudson, New York

Huntsman School Interactions:

Lecture Series - April 18, 2011

Biography:

Walter Russell Mead is the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and editor-at-large of The American Interest. Mr. Mead is also a Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy at Yale. He is the author of Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World and God and Gold: Britain, America and the Making of the Modern World.

Mr. Mead is also the author of the influential “Via Meadia” blog at The-American-Interest.com. Prior to his current positions at Bard and The American Interest, Mr. Mead was a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City from 1997 to 2010, serving as the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy from 2003 until his departure.