Interviews

An Interview With Columbia Professor Mark Lilla, Author and Critic of Identity Politics

"Electoral politics is about seizing power, period."

An Interview With Carl Gershman ’65, President of the National Endowment for Democracy

"You can provide a system for those who are fighting for democracy, but you can’t advance it through military force."

An Interview With POLITICO Healthcare Journalist Dan Diamond

Dan Diamond is a POLITICO policy reporter, the author of POLITICO's Pulse newsletter, a daily briefing on the latest in healthcare, and the host of “Pulse Check."

An Interview with Kip Thorne, Theoretical Physicist and 2017 Nobel Prize Recipient

Thorne has conducted extensive astrophysical research on relativistic stars, black holes, and gravitational waves.

An Interview with Jorge Guajardo, Mexican Diplomat and Former Ambassador to People’s Republic of China

Jorge Guajardo is a Mexican politician and diplomat who served as the country’s ambassador to the People’s Republic of China from 2007 to 2013.

An Interview With Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Hrabowski is a leading advocate for math and science education.

An Interview With Representative John Delaney, Democratic Candidate for President

John Delaney, the United States Representative for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, is the first Democratic candidate to announce a run for president in 2020.

An Interview With Alan Bollard, Executive Director of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

"Globalization has changed, but in its earlier form, it was principally about opening up the possibilities of economic specialization, economies of scale, and economies of scope."

An Interview with Joyce Banda, Former President of Malawi

"I realized that economic empowerment for women was key to social and political empowerment."

On the Opioid Epidemic, Part 2: An Interview with Cecilia Brown, Mother and Advocate

In the second installment of a four-part series on how Americans have begun to battle the opioid epidemic, Arka Gupta interviews Cecilia Brown.

An Interview with Bill Walker, Independent Governor of Alaska

“I don’t think any party has the monopoly on solutions.”

An Interview with Christiana Figueres, the UN’s Negotiator on the Paris Agreement

"The consequence of going above 2 degrees, from an insurance industry perspective, as the insurance industry has already been pretty clear, is that we would be moving into a world that is systemically uninsurable."