Listen to the Podcast Episode Taped at Our Conference

Image: Heather Hurlburt and Emma Ashford speaking at the Society's conference.

If you missed our 2019 Student Leadership Conference, you can still catch one of its highlights: a live taping of the Cato foreign policy podcast Power Problems. Host Emma Ashford spoke with New America’s Heather Hurlburt about her recent Lawfare article “Making Sense of the Grand Strategy Debate.” The two dug into the growing discussion […]

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The National Interest on the JQA Society’s Work Building a New Generation of Leaders

Branding the John Quincy Adams Society a cross-partisan “Federalist Society for Foreign Policy,” The National Interest‘s Curt Mills writes, JQAS hopes to churn out a new generation of primacy-skeptic foreign policy professionals, including journalists. So, a generation hence, when a president runs and wins on bemoaning American misadventure abroad, she’ll have more than the usual […]

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Looking back at our 2019 Student Leadership Conference

JQA Society student leaders on Capitol Hill.

Last week, more than forty students from campuses across the United States gathered in Washington for two and a half days of intensive learning, networking, and training. The John Quincy Adams Society’s annual conference is our premier event for developing the next generation of foreign policy leaders. Participants leave better prepared for careers in international […]

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Chapters come together for first ever Student Leadership Conference

“I believe it was a great success and helped lay a strong foundation for the society’s future. Being in D.C. with other chapter leaders helped me realize our potential.  It has become clear to me that this is not simply a discussion group educating college students.  JQA offers a platform for individual growth in one’s […]

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Read along with our chapter leaders!

Rising leaders in the Society are gearing up for our first-ever summer leadership conference. They’ll come to Washington for two days to hear from top national-security thinkers, learn about career opportunities in foreign policy, network, and be trained in effective chapter leadership. To help them prepare for the conference, we’ve prepared a list of readings […]

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