The Rockefeller College Leaders in Public Service Speaker Series provides students preparing for careers in public service the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the challenges they may face in the future and the skills they will need to be successful from current and noted leaders in government, politics, and the nonprofit sector. The goal is to provide a forum where today’s exceptional leaders and innovators become teachers for our students.

Climate Change

Is Climate Change the Paramount Public Policy Issue of the 21st Century?

An evening with two Obama-era EPA Regional Directors: Judith Enck and Curt Spalding

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thomas P. DiNapoli

A Conversation with Comptroller
Thomas P. DiNapoli

New York State’s Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Rosemary Armao

The Media and Politics: A Discussion of the Media's Impact on the 2016 Presidential Election

Moderated by Rosemary Armao

Monday, November 21, 2016


Peacebuilding, Statebuilding and Economic Recovery in Sierra Leone
and Beyond

Kaifala Marah '03, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Sierra Leone and Chairperson, g7+

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Cold War or Co-Existence?
An Alumni Panel Discussion on the Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Friday, October 10, 2014

A Conversation with
General Michael Hayden

Former Director of the CIA and NSA
Principal at the Chertoff Group

Tuesday, April 29, 2013