Meet the Author

John Maxwell Hamilton

John Maxwell Hamilton is a Professor of Journalism in the Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University, and a global fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. 

Author Jennifer Hubbert on the roots of soft power and her new book, China in the World: An Anthropology of Confucius Institutes, Soft Power, and Globalization. 

Nontraditional U.S. Public Diplomacy: Past, Present, and Future explores how both innovative and traditional strategies can make for effective public diplomacy. 

Gregory M. Tomlin's new article in Military Review highlights the value of meaningful, face-to-face contact between U.S. military personnel and residents of foreign nations.

Nigel Cliff

A Cold War tale of cultural exchange and music diplomacy.

Ambassador William A. Rugh on his most recent book.

Viet Thanh Nguyen at the CPD Forum

An exclusive interview with the USC scholar and author of The Sympathizer.