Commencement Speeches

2014

David Shambaugh (B.A. '78), professor of political science and international affairs delivers the keynote address for the Elliott School of International Affairs Graduation Celebration.

2013

Former Elliott School Dean Mickey East delivers the commencement keynote address; Dean Michael E. Brown delivers remarks; and Mandisa Mathobela, M.A., International Trade and Investment Policy, 2013, delivers the student speech at the 2013 Elliott School Celebration.
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2012

Ambassador Edward "Skip" Gnehm delivers the commencement keynote address; Dean Michael E. Brown delivers remarks; and Alyssa Renee Abraham delivers the student speech at the 2012 Elliott School Celebration.
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2011

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, Dean Michael E. Brown, Elliott School graduate Thomas Luley, and GW Professor Maggie Chen address graduates at the 2011 Elliott School Commencement Celebration.
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2010

Rose Gottemoeller, Assistant Secretary of State; Dean Michael E. Brown; and Eyob Tolina, winner of the Elliott School student speaker competition, address the 2010 graduates of the Elliott School and their guests.
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