Charles Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs in the School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University and Whitney H. Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, gave a talk entitled After Pax Americana: No One's World on February 21, as part of the Einaudi Center's Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.

Kupchan was Director for European Affairs on the National Security Council during the first Clinton administration. Before joining the NSC, he worked in the U.S. Department of State on the Policy Planning Staff. Prior to government service, he was an Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University.