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Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Administration

Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Administration

Richard R. Hallock Speaker Series

Picture of Richard Hallock at speaker series.

The Hallock Speaker Series at Columbus State University was introduced in 2007 to address issues of national security for the university community and others interested in this topic. This series is supported by the Richard R. Hallock Foundation and coordinated by the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Speakers have included:

  • The Honorable Sterling Johnson, Jr. of the District Court of the Eastern District of New York
  • Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy
  • Professor Jeffrey Addicott, Director of the Terrorism Law Center at St. Mary's University School of Law
  • Ambassador Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard, former Special Envoy to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Dr. Allan R. Millett, Director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies and Stephen E. Ambrose, Professor of History at the University of New Orleans
  • Dr. Conrad C. Crane, Director of the U.S. Army Military History Institute
  • Ambassador Ronald Neumann, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, who is now the President of the American Academy of Diplomacy
  • Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
  • Dr. David Crist, Senior Historian for the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Dr. Jonathan Schanzer of the Foundation for Defense Democracies
  • Dr. Amy Smithson, Senior Fellow, the Center for Nonproliferation Studies
  • Ambassador Lino Gutiérrez, former U.S Ambassador to Argentina and Nicaragua
  • Dr. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Ambassador Thomas Pickering
  • Mr. Mark Tokola, Vice President of the Korea Economic Institute

This lecture series is free and open to the public. For additional information on this series, contact Dr. Daniel Croswell of the Department of History & Geography at 706-507-8361, or at