Senior Lecture Series
Since its relocation to the Washington area in 2005, DSS has offered its students a senior lecture series in the evenings.  This senior lecture series has included a diverse selection of some of the most noted experts and senior officials (serving and retired) in the field. These have included, inter alia, lectures by:

  • Sen. Charles Robb, former Senator and Governor of Virginia
  • Sen. Roy Blunt, Senator from Missouri
  • Amb. Robert Joseph, former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
  • Amb. Linton Brooks, former Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security
  • Amb. Max Kampelman, Head of the United States Delegation to the Negotiations with the Soviet Union on Nuclear and Space Arms
  • Amb. Sergey Kislyak,  Russian Ambassador to the United States
  • Dr. Colin Gray, Professor of Politics and International Relations, University of Reading, UK
  • Mr. Jim Woolsey, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Secretary Michael Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
  • Amb. Joseph DeTrani, former Director of the National Counterproliferation Center
  • Mr. Ian Brzezinski, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Policy
  • Mr. Steven Kappes, former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Dr. Fred Iklé, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • Dr. Rob Soofer, former Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • Dr. Wayne Schroeder, Director of Plans and Policy, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Mr. John Rood, Vice President of U.S. Business Development, Raytheon Company
  • Dr. Victor Reis, Senior Advisor, Office of the Secretary, Department of Energy and former Director of DARPA
  • Dr. J.D. Crouch, former Deputy National Security Advisor to the President  








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