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The Center hosts a variety of visitors throughout the academic year to stimulate discussion on regional, national, and international affairs. In the 2012-2013 academic year, the Center was able to assemble an impressive array of speakers including: Alice Rivlin, founder of the Congressional Budget Office, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, The Brookings Institute; Judd Gregg, former U.S. Senator (R-NH); John Lynch, former Governor of New Hampshire; Peter Diamond, winner of the 2010 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; Sarah Weddington, successful litigator of Roe v. Wade; Bill Bixby, Executive Director, The Concord Coalition; Sonia Nazario, bestselling author of Enrique's Journey, Pulitzer Prize winner for feature writing; and Chip Paucek, founder & CEO, 2U Inc.
See a complete list of our past public programs, as well as a list of our Named Lectures.
No Time to Think
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Co-sponsored with the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning, the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society, and the William Jewitt Tucker Foundation
In support of the Dartmouth Centers Forum Theme, Body Politic(s): Health, Wellness, and Social Responsibility
David Levy '71
Professor, The Information School, University of Washington
David Levy is Professor at the Information School, University of Washington in Seattle. He earned his Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford University and a diploma in Calligraphy and Bookbinding from the Roehampton Institute in London. For more than 15 years, he was a researcher at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, exploring the transition from paper and print to digital media. At the University of Washington since 2000, he focuses on bringing mindfulness training and other contemplative practices to address problems of information overload and acceleration.
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Michael Breen '02
Executive Director, The Truman National Security Project and the Center for National Policy
Michael Breen is the Executive Director of the Truman National Security Project and the Center for National Policy. Breen is frequently called on to testify before Congress, regularly briefs government officials and elected leaders on security issues, and makes frequent media appearances. A former U.S. Army officer, Breen served with the infantry in Iraq and led paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. After leaving the military, Breen clerked for the Office of White House Counsel. He co-founded the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, an organization that provides safe passage and new beginnings for Iraqi refugees. Mike has worked with refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan—establishing the first clinical legal education program in Jordan. He serves on the Boards of IRAP and Yellow Ribbons United. Breen holds a BA in Government from Dartmouth College and a JD from Yale Law School. Mike is a proud New Hampshire native and a member of the NH Bar Association.
Hendrik Hertzberg Senior Editor and Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Hendrik Hertzberg is a senior editor and staff writer at The New Yorker. According to Forbes magazine, he is one of "The 25 Most Influential Liberals in the U.S. Media." He is a six-time finalist for the National Magazine Award for Columns and Commentary, which he won in 2006. He is the author of Politics: Observations & Arguments, named as a best book of the year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and ¡Obamanos!: The Birth of a New Political Era. Hertzberg originally joined The New Yorker in 1969 after serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He later worked as a White House speechwriter under President Jimmy Carter and as editor of The New Republic before returning to The New Yorker in 1992. Hertzberg, a Harvard graduate, has also been a fellow of Harvard's Institute of Politics and its Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy.
Last Updated: 11/15/13