Lecture: Churchill, America, and the Great War

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Oct 19, 2017


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


UCLA Law School, Room 1457
385 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles

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UCLA Law School, Room 1457

Event Description

In addition to this event, John Maurer will be giving a seminar on October 21. For more information on this seminar, please visit the event page.


The lecture is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. Light refreshments will be provided.


John Maurer is the Alfred Thayer Mahan Professor of Sea Power and Grand Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College. He is a graduate of Yale University and holds an M.A.L.D. and Ph.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Before joining the faculty of the Naval War College, he served as executive editor of Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, and held the position of senior research fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He has served on the Secretary of the Navy’s advisory committee on naval history. He is the author or editor of books examining the outbreak of the First World War, military interventions in the developing world, naval arms control between the two world wars, and a study about Winston Churchill’s views on British foreign policy and grand strategy. He has received both the U.S. Navy’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award and Superior Civilian Service Award.