September 11, 2018

Will the Forever War Ever End?


America's Never Ending War illustration

On Patriot’s Day, this Dialogue event will consider if the “Forever War” will ever end? What does the commitment of troops in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Africa mean for national security at home and abroad? What could be a strategy for ending a war on terror that has transformed into an endless war?


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  • Registration Rates:
  • General admission: $15
  • Student: $5 (student ID will be required at check-in)



Host: Ann Fisher, Host of All Sides with Ann Fisher

Guest: Dr. Peter Mansoor, General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair of Military History, The Ohio State University

Tuesday, September 11. 2018
6 p.m.

Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 


About Peter Mansoor:

Peter Mansoor, is the General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair of Military History at Ohio State and a CNN military analyst. He assumed this position in September 2008 after a 26-year career in the US Army that culminated in his service in Iraq as the executive officer to General David Petraeus, the Commanding General of Multi-National Force-Iraq, during the period of the surge in 2007-2008. He has authored a history of this experience, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, which was a finalist for the inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History in 2013.

2017-18 Events


Thursday, May 24, 2018

Excuse me, is that seat taken? A look into the realities for women breaking barriers in Ohio politics


Presenter:
  • Sophia Fifner, Community Relations Chief Columbus Recreation and Parks Department
  • Wendy Smooth, Associate Professor of Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies; College of Arts & Sciences
  • Charleta B. Tavares, Assistant Minority Leader, 15th Senate District, Ohio
  • Moderator:
      Asma Khalid,NPR political reporter
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A Public Health Approach to Stemming Gun Violence


Presenter:
  • Cassandra Crifasi, Assistant Professor, Center for Gun Policy and Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Moderator:
      William Martin, Dean, College of Public Health
Thursday, March 15, 2018

DC Dialogue: Net Neutrality


Presenter:
  • Tom Wheeler, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
  • Moderator:
      Trevor Brown, dean of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The New Age of Entrepreneurship


Presenters:
  • Merry Korn, President/CEO, Pearl Interactive Network
  • Tanisha Robinson, CEO, BrewDog USA
  • Moderator:
      Sam Sanders, Host of NPR's "It's Been a Minute"
Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Pentagon Papers


Presenters:
  • Doug Jones, Professor Emeritus, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Moderator:
    William Shkurti, Distinguished Adjunct Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Paid Parental Leave


Presenter:
  • Elizabeth Brown, Member City Council, The City of Columbus
  • Heather Whaling, President, Geben Communication
Moderator:
  • Shadia Jallaq, Manager, POWER, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Opioid Epidemic, Part Two


Presenter:
  • Jennifer Lloyd, Director, Statewide Outreach on Substance Use, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Office
Moderator:
  • Dr. William Miller, Chair and Professor of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Opioid Epidemic, Part One


Presenter:
  • Andrea Boxill, Deputy Director, Governor's Cabinet Opiate Action Team
Moderator:
  • William Martin II, MD, Dean, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A Cross-Generational Conflict: Continuing American Involvement in Afghanistan


Presenter:
  • Peter Mansoor,Professor, General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair in Military History
Moderator:
  • Scott Levi, Associate Professor of History


2016-17 Dialogue Events

April 17, 2017
Do Ohio’s Home Towns Have a Future?
Presenters:
Jackie Walker, assistant city manager, Delaware Ohio
David Smith, mayor, Lancaster Ohio
John Begala, author of "Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns"
Moderator:
Larry Long, former executive director of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio and lecturer at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Feb. 27, 2017
Methods for Improving Civil Discourse
Presenter:
Fran Frazier, Senior Associate, Everyday Democracy
Moderator:
Maggie Lewis, Moderator, Lecturer, John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Jan. 31, 2017
New Day of Governing
Presenter:
Herb Asher, Ohio State professor emeritus of Political Science.
Moderator:
Trevor Brown, dean of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Oct. 11, 2016
The Technologies of Human Transformation
Presenters:
Michael L. Dickens, General Manager of the Applied Genetics Program, Battelle Memorial Institute
Allison Snow, Professor of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University
Donald Hubin, Professor Emeritus, Director, Center for Ethics and Human Values, The Ohio State University
Moderator:
Caroline Wagner, Wolf Chair in International Affairs, John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Oct. 6, 2016
Effective Paths to Reducing Food Insecurity in the United States
Presenters:
Craig Gundersen, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign’s Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
John Mueller , Ohio State University
Moderator:
Neal Hooker, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

2015-16 Dialogue Events

Sept. 14, 2015
Ohio's Constitutional Initiative Process
Presenter: Dr. Herb Asher, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Political Science
Moderator: Dr. Rob Greenbaum, John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Oct. 12, 2015
Energy Infrastructure and Security: The Importance of Political Leadership
Presenter: Susan Eisenhower, CEO and Chairman of The Eisenhower Group
Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Bielicki, John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Jan. 21, 2016
Can Ohio Meet the Clean Power Plan?
Presenter: Cheryl Roberto, Twenty First Century Utilities and Eric Burkland, Ohio Manufacturers' Association
Moderator: Dr. Noah Dormady, John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Feb. 23, 2016
Building a National Food Policy From the Ground Up: If the Feds Can't Do It, Can We?
Presenter: Mark Winne, senior advisor at the Center for a Livable Future
Moderator: Dr. Jill Clark, Glenn College professor and Chair of United Way of Central Ohio's Health, Nutrition and Fitness Results Committee


March 22, 2016
Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act
Presenters: Thea Walsh, Director of Transportation Systems & Funding for the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
Moderator: Larry Long, Glenn College Lecturer
Prezi Presentation: FAST ACT

Feb. 28, 2015
Ohio's Constitutional Initiative Process
Presenter: Dr. Herb Asher, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Political Science
Moderator: Dr. Rob Greenbaum, John Glenn College of Public Affairs


Oct. 12, 2015
Energy Infrastructure and Security: The Importance of Political Leadership
Presenter: Susan Eisenhower, CEO and Chairman of The Eisenhower Group
Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Bielicki, John Glenn College of Public Affairs




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