WWI Lecture: “Eyes Wide Open: Germany’s Bid for Mastery of Europe in 1914” with Keir Lieber (Georgetown University)

Wed Dec 3, 2014, 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Keir Lieber

Keir A. Lieber is Associate Professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Department of Government at Georgetown University. Professor Lieber will present “Eyes Wide Open: Germany’s Bid for Mastery of Europe in 1914," the final lecture in the Nanovic Institute Lecture series marking the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I.

Free and open to the public.

Biography:

Keir A. Lieber is Associate Professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Department of Government. He previously served as a member of the faculty in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame from 2001-2009.

Lieber’s research and teaching interests include the causes of war; nuclear weapons, deterrence, and strategy; U.S. foreign policy; and international relations theory. He is author of War and the Engineers: The Primacy of Politics over Technology (Cornell University Press, 2005, 2008) and editor of War, Peace, and International Political Realism (University of Notre Dame Press, 2009). His articles have appeared in leading scholarly and foreign policy publications – most recently in International Security, Foreign Affairs, and the Atlantic Monthly. He has been awarded fellowships from the Brookings Institution, Council on Foreign Relations, Earhart Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Mellon Foundation, and Smith Richardson Foundation. He is currently writing a book (with Daryl Press, Dartmouth College) on nuclear weapons and international relations. 

Lieber received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a proud product of the D.C. public schools. 

Originally published at nanovic.nd.edu.

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