Inspired by Samantha Power’s visit to Stanford Sarah Myers discusses historical and contemporary activism with and without a central authority and goal, and the benefits of each form.
On Thursday evening, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addressed international diplomacy during Donald Trump’s presidency in her second Tanner Lecture on Human Values. In the talk, Power said that America’s global standing has fallen dramatically under Trump. Power described a new model of diplomacy to tackle what she defined as unique 21st century challenges.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addressed “Resisters in Dark Times” in her first talk on Wednesday evening as this year’s speaker for the Tanner Lectures on Human Values. Power shared the stories of activists in three difficult times in American history: the periods of Japanese internment, anti-communist hysteria, and the AIDS epidemic.
Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Weinstein has been named chief of staff to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, marking a return to government service for the former National Security Council staffer.
Susan Rice ’86, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been tapped as the next national security advisor to President Barack Obama.