Office for Religious Life Dean Sughra Ahmed refers to a specific passage from Michael McFaul’s book From Cold War to Hot Peace “a behind the scenes account of Russian-American relations.” She asks about Stanford Leningrad experience, which was McFaul’s first experience abroad.
“Governance in an Emerging New World,” an initiative by the Hoover Institute, launched on Wednesday with aims to promote discussion and thinking on the challenges posed by rapid demographic, technological and societal changes on governance around the globe. The first panel in the series, moderated by Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Kori Schake, considered these issues from the perspective of Russia.
Provost John Etchemendy PhD ’82 and Vice Provost and Dean of Research Ann Arvin announced Wednesday that Stanford political scientist and former U.S. ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul ’86 M.A. ’86, will lead Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).