Abbreviated biographical sketches:

John J. Pitney, Ph.D. (909) 607-4224
Professor of Government. Pitney is author of The Art of Political Warfare (Univ. of Oklahoma Press) and has served as deputy and acting director of research for the Republican National Committee and on the staff of then-Rep. Dick Cheney. Areas of Expertise: American Politics, California Politics, Congress, Electoral Politics, Government and the Environment, Presidency, California Politics.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, award-winning journalist and chief of CNN's Africa bureau, will speak at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

The future of California's water supply is the focus of a day-long conference on Friday, January 25, hosted by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government.

Renowned philosopher and historian Leszek Kolakowski is the 2002 Podlich Distinguished Fellow. He will be in residence from Jan. 28 through March 30, during which he will teach, meet with students and faculty, and deliver two lectures at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum.

Professor Harold Koh, the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, will deliver a free public lecture on the topic:

September 11, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law

Former United States Representative to the United Nations and White House cabinet member Dr. Jeane J. Kirkpatrick is the featured speaker for Claremont McKenna College's Res Publica Speaker Series. Dr. Kirkpatrick is Senior Fellow and Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies for the American Enterprise Institute and will discuss, "Year 2001: Global Issues."

PROFESSOR EMERITUS HAROLD W. ROOD, who retired in June as the W.M. Keck Foundation Chair of International Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College, visits the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum to discuss:

America's Strategic Necessities vs.
Dogs, Soldiers, and Sailors: Keep Off the Grass

The Very Idea of Moral Leadership

Address to the Fall Convocation

Claremont McKenna College
September 4, 2001
by Stephen T. Davis

Inter-faith Service 12:15 p.m. Friday; Afternoon Classes And All Friday Athletics Cancelled (From Dean William Ascher, September 13, 2001, 4:27 PM)