Dr. Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution will be presenting a talk called "Where are the United States and China Headed?" as part of the China Town Hall series. It will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 5:00-6:00pm, in 101 Saguaro Hall.
Kenneth Lieberthal is Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Brookings Institution, where from 2009 to 2016, he was a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development programs. Lieberthal served as director of Brookings’ John L. Thornton China Center for 2009 to 2012. Lieberthal is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, where until 2009 he was the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science. Dr. Lieberthal was Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for Asia on the National Security Council for 1998 through 2000. Lieberthal has authored, coauthored, and/or edited 24 books and monographs, and authored about 75 articles and chapters in books. He has consulted widely on Chinese and Asian affairs and has advised the U.S. Departments of State, Defense and Commerce, the World Bank, the Kettering Foundation, the Aspen Institute, the United Nations Association and other NGOs and corporations in the private sector. Dr. Lieberthal earned his BA from Dartmouth College and his MA and Ph.D. degrees in political science from Columbia University.