Professor Edward Rhodes’ Public Presentation: Federalism and U.S. Elections

Welcome to join us for Professor Edward Rhodes’ public presentation “Federalism and U.S. Elections”

The event will be held at Helsinki University Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor.) Opening remarks by Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies Scott Buchanan, University of Helsinki.


Edward Rhodes is a professor of Government and International Affairs at George Mason University. A widely published scholar, Rhodes is best known for his research into the philosophical and cultural roots of American foreign and national security policy. Rhodes served for six years on the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, the Congressionally mandated, nonpartisan body that reviews and certifies the official, published account of American foreign policy for completeness and accuracy. A former Fulbright scholar in Latvia, he has travelled and lectured extensively in the Nordic-Baltic region over the last two decades. Rhodes received his A.B. from Harvard University and his MPA and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University.

Professor Rhodes is visiting Helsinki to honor 100 years of Finnish-American diplomatic relations.

Free entrance – welcome!

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