Ken Adelman, Ph.D., was Director of the U.S. Arms
Control and Disarmament
Agency for President Ronald
Reagan for five years, and
accompanied Reagan at three
superpower summits. He
served as U.S. Ambassador to
the United Nations and Assistant to the U.S. Secretary
of Defense. Professor Adelman has taught both
national security studies and Shakespeare at
Georgetown University and George Washington
University. He also taught national security at Johns
Hopkins University. A prolific writer, he has
published hundreds of articles and six books,
including his most recent, “Reagan at Reykjavik,”
which is being made into a feature film.
Graduating as a religion major from Grinnell College,
Professor Adelman received a master’s degree in
Foreign Service studies and a doctorate in Political
Theory from Georgetown University. He appears
frequently on radio and television and speaks to
business and professional groups on national security
- "Friendly and good spirited, he won over the attendees immediately."
- "An accomplished author and lecturer, he is dynamic and an entertaining speaker who kept the audience engaged throughout his talk."
Leadership Lessons for the New President
From the Forty-Four Before
Generously Sponsored by Ken and Felice Hassan
Back by popular demand, for the third year in a row, Ken
Adelman will share personal stories when describing how
our best Presidents, through the ages, offer leadership
lessons to the new President assuming office in January.
This FAU Lifelong Learning favorite will give a multimedia
presentation with photos and videos. But, it’s the
personal stories that, as before, captivate FAU listeners.
Ken helps us peek into the White House to see
Presidents making historic decisions. How they
proceeded in office provides leadership lessons that can
help our incoming President become more successful in
that critical office.
Ken Adelman is a true Renaissance man, having been a
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Arms
Control Director for Ronald Reagan; translator for
Muhammad Ali during “The Rumble in the Jungle” in
Africa; professor of Shakespeare at Georgetown
University; and author of six books. His most recent
book, the highly-acclaimed “Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-
Eight Hours that Ended the Cold War,” is being turned
into an HBO feature film starring Michael Douglas as
A book-signing event and light reception
will follow the lecture.
Register Early! There is a $5 charge for registering on the day of a one-time lecture or event.
|Course # F1T3 — One Time Event
|Place:||Auditorium, Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus|
|Dates:||Tuesday, December 6 2016 |
|Time:||2:30 - 4 PM|
|Fee:||$45 / member; $55 / non-member|