June 14, 2019
Dacor Bacon House
Location: Dacor Bacon House
We would like to invite Robertson Fellows to attend a luncheon, Why Peacekeeping Fails, featuring Amb. Dennis Jett (see bio below). The event is on Friday, June 14th from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at the Dacor Bacon House (1801 F St NW). If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Alex Ghara by Monday, June 10th (include if you would like a vegetarian meal).
Dennis Jett is a professor of international relations and founding faculty member of the School of International Affairs at Penn State University. He served 28 years in the State Department in a wide range of positions including as Ambassador to Peru and Mozambique, on the National Security Council, as Deputy Chief of Mission in Liberia and Malawi and in Argentina and Israel. From 2000 to 2008, he was Dean of the International Center at the University of Florida. He has a Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand and has written four books -- Why Peacekeeping Fails, Why American Foreign Policy Fails, American Ambassadors-The Past, Present and Future of America’s Diplomats, and The Iran Nuclear Deal, all published by Palgrave/Macmillan. He has also written over 160 opinion pieces for major newspapers and several articles for the Foreign Service Journal. He is a member of DACOR, the American Academy of Diplomacy, the Council on Foreign Relations and the American College of National Security Leaders.