With the 2020 election now behind us, what can we expect next in Washington, D.C.?
As our new and returning elected officials get to work, experts are outlining their top considerations for Congress and the new administration on the chief policy issues facing the United States. In this series of events, Duke in DC will gather researchers to discuss the current policy environment and what to expect from the executive and legislative branches in 2021. From national security to energy and utilities and from the oceans to health care, faculty experts from Duke will discuss the current policy conversations surrounding these subjects as well as their recommendations for Congress and President Joe Biden.
You can RSVP by clicking the event titles below:
- 2/19 at 10 am ET – Rebuilding National Security Infrastructure & Improving Civ-Mil Relations
- Peter Feaver, Director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy and Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Duke University
- Sue Gordon, Former U.S. Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence and Rubenstein Fellow, Duke University
- David Forscey, Managing Director of the Cybersecurity Group, Aspen Institute
- 2/26 at 10 am ET – Health Inequalities & Racial Injustice During COVID-19
- Keisha Bentley-Edwards, Director of Health Equity Working Group, Samuel W. DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Medicine
- Tiffany Day, Systems Change & Policy Analyst at Ascend, Aspen Institute
- Anna Gassman-Pines, Associate Professor, Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy and Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy
- 3/5 at 10 am ET – Energy & Utilities
You can also watch the series on YouTube Live here.
Duke in DC’s Beyond Talking Points is a seminar series exposing government officials, policy staff at think tanks, NGOs, media, and others in the federal policy community on Capitol Hill and the administration to in-depth discussions on critical issues facing America and the world. Each event features a complex and relevant policy topic to be discussed by a panel of experts from Duke and external organizations.