Posts Categorized: AY21-22 Fellow: Ambassador Miriam Sapiro – News

“Student Voices: Sen. Kaine’s lessons in public service,” Sanford Stories

By Violet Wang ’24. On Feb. 24, Polis Distinguished Fellow Ambassador Miriam Sapiro joined Sen. Tim Kaine to discuss his experience working in public service as a mayor, governor and vice presidential candidate. The event, organized by Polis: The Center for Politics, also covered current domestic and international challenges facing the United States.

“Senator Tim Kaine: national security threats in internal U.S. divisions and rise of authoritarian systems,” Sanford Stories

By Jackie Ogburn. The day the Russian military launched an invasion into Ukraine, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) points to internal divisions within the U.S. as the biggest threat to national security, closely followed by the global struggles between authoritarian and democratic countries.

“National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks to Duke students about Biden administration’s priorities, challenges,” The Chronicle

By James Cruikshank. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan spoke with Duke students about the Biden administration’s current national security challenges and priorities for the year over Zoom Thursday evening.

Ambassador Miriam Sapiro is Named the Inaugural Polis Distinguished Fellow at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy

Miriam Sapiro has been chosen as the inaugural Polis Distinguished Fellow at Sanford’s School of Public Policy at Duke University. Ambassador Sapiro brings to Duke a wealth of experience as a senior government official and business leader. She has led teams at the White House and the State Department to tackle foreign policy, national security and economic challenges around the world.