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Shenandoah University, Oxford University Society of DC, and the John Brademas Center of New York University present one big question, "What Makes a Good President?"

This evening's program at NYU Washington, DC includes a panel discussion featuring Michael Kessler, PhD, JD, Georgetown University; Managing Director of the Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Associate Professor of the Practice of Government, Adjunct Professor of Law, Michael K. Fauntroy, PhD, Howard University, College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor of Political Science; Acting Director of the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center, Suzanne Kianpour, Non-Resident Senior Fellow Atlantic Council, Foreign Affairs and Political Journalist; Public Diplomacy Lecturer at UCLA, and Jeffrey Coker, PhD, Shenandoah University, Dean of The College of Arts and Sciences; Professor of History. Serving as moderator is Glenn Østen Anderson, MFA, MSt, Shenandoah University, Assistant Professor of Media and Communications, Student Media Advisor; Freelance Journalist and Documentary Producer.

This event is free to the public and students, family and friends are encouraged to attend. 

Please note that this program may be filmed and/or photographed.

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Glenn Østen Anderson

Glenn Østen Anderson

Jeffrey Coker

Jeffrey Coker

Michael Fauntroy

Michael Fauntroy

Michael Kessler

Michael Kessler

Suzanne Kianpour

Suzanne Kianpour