John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series
The 2013 John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture hosted FAU political science Professor, Jeffrey Morton, with “The Role of Diplomacy in 20th Century American Foreign Policy” on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. The event took place in the FAU University Theater on Florida Atlantic University’s Boca Raton campus.
Dr. Morton received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1995, specializing in international law. He has published across several important fields, including international law, security studies, international organization and international relations theory. In addition to the publication of three books and numerous journal articles, Morton has organized two major conferences hosted by FAU. He is also founder and director of the FAU Diplomacy Program. Students involved in this program have won five consecutive awards at the National Model United Nation Simulation in New York City.
In October 2012 Professor Morton was awarded the prestigious Foreign Policy Association Medal at the World Leadership Forum Dinner in New York City. Past recipients of this award include President Bill Clinton, Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright, and Secretary of Defense William Cohen.