The seventh annual Fulbright Legacy Lectures were given by Professor Louise Richardson, Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Through lectures at King’s College London on June 12, at Edinburgh University on June 14, and at Pembroke College, Oxford on June 16, 2017, Richardson addressed the roles of and challenges faced by universities in an age of increasing populism. Read her lecture online on the University of Oxford’s website.
Richardson completed her BA in History at Trinity College Dublin before coming to the U.S. to pursue graduate studies in political science at UCLA and Harvard University. As an award-winning professor, she has promoted interdisciplinary studies an the combination academic and creative pursuits. Her research focuses primarily on international security and counter-terrorism, and she has published numerous books addressing both issues, including Democracy and Counterterrorism: Lessons from the Past (2007), What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat(2006), The Roots of Terrorism (2006), and When Allies Differ (1996).