Dartmouth Events

Lessons from the Covid War

Philip Zelikow in conversation with Kendall Hoyt in connection with the launch of the Covid Crisis Group's report, "Lessons from the Covid War."

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Hayward Room, Hanover Inn
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts and Sciences, Lectures & Seminars

Class of 1950 Senior Foreign Affairs Fellow. Made possible by the Class of 1950. 

Still North Books will be at the event with copies of the Covid Crisis Group for purchase and signing. 

The event will also be livestreamed. Please click here to register. 

Philip Zelikow

Philip Zelikow is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History at the University of Virginia, where he has also served as dean of the Graduate School and director of the Miller Center. His scholarly work has focused on critical episodes in American and world history.  

He was a trial and appellate lawyer and then a career diplomat before taking academic positions at Harvard, then Virginia. Before and during his academic career, he has served at all levels of American government. His federal service during five administrations has included positions in the White House, State Department, and the Pentagon. His last full-time government position was as the counselor of the Department of State, a deputy to Secretary Condoleezza Rice.  

He directed a small and short-lived federal agency, the 9/11 Commission. He also directed an earlier bipartisan commission on election reform, chaired by former Presidents Carter and Ford, that led to successful passage of the Help America Vote Act of 2002. More recently he was managing director of “Rework America,” a landmark project on American economic opportunity in the digital age, organized by the Markle Foundation.  

Kendall Hoyt 

Kendall Hoyt is the Faculty Director for the Dickey Global Health Initiative's Pandemic Security Project, an 18-month endeavor to explore and analyze the lessons surfaced during the global response to the pandemic.  She also serves as an Assistant Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and a Senior Lecturer at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College where she teaches courses on biosecurity, health systems, and technological innovation. Her research is focused on health security, innovation policy, and vaccine development. She serves on the US Covid Commission Planning Group. She has served as a consultant for the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and the Nuclear Threat Initiative. She is the author of Long Shot: Vaccines for National Defense, Harvard University Press, 2012.

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