Dealing with North Korea and Iran in a Complex World: Diplomacy, Sanctions, or War?
Each year, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute partners with the Notre Dame Club of Greater Jacksonville to present a public policy lecture. On November 8, 2018, Dr. George A. Lopez presented “Dealing with North Korea and Iran in a complex World: Diplomacy, Sanctions, or War.”
Dr. Lopez is the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair Emeritus in Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame. In his 30 years at Notre Dame, he won a number of teaching awards as well as Notre Dame’s Media Legend Award. An expert on peace building and economic sanctions, since 1992 Lopez has advised various international agencies and governments regarding these issues and has written or edited seven books. From 2010 through July 2011, he served on the United Nations Panel of Experts for monitoring and implementing United Nations sanctions on North Korea. From September 2013 to July 2015, he was the Vice President of the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. He now writes frequently for The Hill regarding sanctions on Iran and North Korea.
November 8, 2018