Keynote Speaker


StrongBobThe IAAS is excited to announce that The Alan Graham Memorial Lecture for the 2014 Annual Conference, ‘Created Equal?’ will be delivered by Fulbright Scholar, Professor Robert Strong. 

Robert Strong is the William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, where he has been a Professor of Politics since 1989, serving as Associate Provost from 2008-2011. 

As a Fulbright Awardee, Strong holds the Mary Ball Washington Professorship of American History at University College Dublin for the 2013/2014 academic year, where he is working on completing a manuscript on George Herbert Walker Bush, tentatively titled Character and Consequence

His recent publications include Working in the World: Jimmy Carter and the Making of American Foreign Policy and a second issue of Decisions and Dilemmas: Case Studies in Presidential Foreign Policy Making Since 1945. He is a regular contributor to White House Studies of which he was Associate Editor for six years, and The Miller Center Journal, as well as serving on their Editorial Board. He is also a Contributing editor of

A recording of the 2014 Alan Graham Memorial Lecture is now available via Soundcloud.