Distinguished Lecture Series: NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller

Distinguished Lecture Series: NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Peace & Justice Theatre

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




As part of the institute’s NATO High-Profile Event: Gender Awareness in the Security and Defense Field, we welcome Rose Gottemoeller, NATO Deputy Secretary General, as our latest speaker in the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Rose Gottemoeller has been the deputy secretary general of NATO since October 2016. Prior to that, she served as the undersecretary for arms control and international security at the U.S. Department of State and advised on arms control, nonproliferation and political-military affairs. Concurrently, she served as assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. In this capacity, she was the chief U.S. negotiator with the Russian Federation of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), which entered into force on February 5, 2011, and is currently in implementation.

During her time as undersecretary of state, Gottemoeller focused on defense and security cooperation in Europe and Asia, peacekeeping policy and training, and weapons and mine abatement in post-conflict locales around the world.

She has served as senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, deputy undersecretary of energy for defense nuclear nonproliferation, and assistant secretary and director for nonproliferation and national security at the U.S. Department of Energy. She was also the deputy director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a social scientist at RAND, and a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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The lecture will be livestreamed on the Kroc School's YouTube channel.


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