Pivoting To Asia: What Does It Really Mean?

Event Series: 

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 11:00pm to Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 12:30am (ended)

223 Moses Hall 

Dr. John J. Hamre
President and CEO, Center for Strategic and International Studies

John Hamre became CSIS President and CEO in 2000. Before joining CSIS, he served as the Deputy Secretary of Defense. From 1993-1997, he was the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). In 2007 Secretary Gates appointed him to serve as chairman of the Defense Policy Board.

Prior to the Department of Defense, Dr. Hamre worked for ten years on the Senate Armed Services Committee. He also served for six years in the Congressional Budget Office.
Dr. Hamre received his Ph.D. from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He earned a B.A. from Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.