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Shailen Bhatt

Shailen Bhatt

Executive Director, Colorado Dept. of Transportation

Shailen Bhatt was recently appointed as the executive director for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), where he is charged with leading the Department in planning for and addressing Colorado’s… more

Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd

Former Prime Minister, Australia

Kevin Rudd served as Australia’s 26th prime minister (2007-10, 2013) and foreign minister (2010-12). In addition to leading many global and regional foreign-policy initiatives, he was a driving force in… more

Peter Brookes

Peter Brookes

Sr. Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Peter Brookes is a senior fellow for national security affairs at the Heritage Foundation’s Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy. He is also serving his fourth term as… more

Stephen Schulhofer

Stephen Schulhofer

Professor, NYU School of Law

Stephen Schulhofer, the Robert B. McKay Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, is one of the nation’s most distinguished scholars of criminal justice. He has written… more

Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson

Dean, CUNY School of Law

Michelle Anderson, dean at CUNY School of Law, is a leading scholar on rape law. A member of the American Law Institute, she is an adviser to its project revising… more

Jeannie Suk

Jeannie Suk

Professor, Harvard Law School

Jeannie Suk is a professor of law at Harvard Law School, with expertise in criminal law and procedure, sexual assault, and Title IX. She has published three books, including At… more

Jed Rubenfeld

Jed Rubenfeld

Professor, Yale Law School

Jed Rubenfeld is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His subjects are constitutional law, privacy, First Amendment, and criminal law. He is the author of… more

Dov Zakheim

Dov Zakheim

Senior Advisor, CSIS & Fmr. Under Secretary of Defense

Dov Zakheim is senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and senior fellow at CNA Corp. Previously, he served as senior vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton,… more

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Pres. & CEO, New America Fdn. & Fmr. Dir. of Policy Planning, Dept. of State

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the president and CEO of the New America Foundation and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From… more

Philip Zelikow

Philip Zelikow

Professor of History, UVA & Fmr. Counselor, Dept. of State

Philip Zelikow is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History at the University of Virginia and former dean of its graduate school. A career foreign service officer, Zelikow has served… more