The Theodore Roosevelt Institute’s Centenary Conference, where nationally recognized experts and scholars will discuss how Roosevelt’s diplomacy, foreign policy and reformism address current geopolitical issues, has been set for October 27th, through 30th, at the Long Island University.
The conference will be led by Tweed Roosevelt, Chairman of the Theodore Roosevelt Institute at Long Island University and great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt.
Key speakers include:
Karl Rove – Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, Author, and Fox News Contributor Ambassador;
Francisco Santos – Colombian Ambassador, and Former Vice President of Colombia;
Jorge Orlando Melo – Former Presidential Advisor to Colombian President César Gaviria, Historian, and Columnist;
Michelle Krowl – Civil War and Reconstruction Specialist in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress;
Susan Sarna – Curator at Sagamore Hill;
Todd Brewster – Author, Journalist, and Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Mount Holyoke College;
Geoffrey Cowan – Professor and Director of the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy; and
Dr. Michael Cullinane – Professor of U.S. History at the University of Roehampton, London.
This conference provides an opportunity to explore the professional and private life of an icon of American history and to commemorate 100 years since the passing of President Roosevelt.
Long Island University is located at 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville.
Registration and more information is available online.
Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt courtesy United States Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division.