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Philadelphia: Germany’s New Administration: Key Tasks and Problems
October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
The Philadelphia Warburg Chapter and the German-American Chamber of Commerce will host a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Patrick Keller, the Coordinator for Foreign and Security Policy at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Berlin.
Dr. Patrick Keller is the Coordinator of Foreign and Security Policy at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin, Germany. From 2003 until April 2008 he was an Assistant Professor of Political Science and North American Studies at Bonn University. He studied International Relations, American Language and Literature, and German Literature at Bonn University and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Bonn University and was a fellow at the Johns Hopkins University’s American Institute of Contemporary German Studies in Washington, D.C. He is also an associate at the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, Berlin, and a lecturer in Security Policy at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. Twice, Capital magazine Germany named him one of the “Most promising leaders under 40.” His essays on transatlantic security policy. international relations, and American politics have been published in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Wall Street Journal, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Survival, Internationale Politik, die tageszeitung, Merkur, The Weekly Standard, and American Foreign Policy Interests, and the NATO Defense College in Rome has published three of his studies as research papers. A frequent commentator on radio and TV, he has published five books, including Neoconservatism and American Foreign Policy: Ideas, War, and Strategy from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush, Paderborn: Schoeningh 2008 and From Containment to Enlargement: Bill Clinton and the Remaking of U.S. Foreign Policy, Bonn: Bouvier 2008, and, edited with Michael Butter and Birte Christ, 9/11: A Day That Did Not Change the World, Paderborn: Schoeningh 2011. (All available in German only.)