International Security Studies will host a special Discussion Forum with Admiral Michael Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, co-sponsored by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.
Admiral Mullen served as the 28th Chief of Naval Operations from 2005-2007 and as the 17th Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff for Presidents Bush and Obama from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, he served as Chief of Naval Operations and Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, among other senior assignments.
Admiral Mullen is a 1968 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Since his retirement from the United States Navy in 2011 after 43 years of honorable service, Admiral Mullen joined the corporate boards of General Motors from 2013-2018 and Sprint from 2013-2019. He continues to serve on numerous boards to include Bloomberg Philanthropies, CALTECH, Naval Academy Foundation, Naval Postgraduate School Foundation, Harvard Business School and a wide array of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the growth, development, recovery, and transition of military veterans and their families.
Additionally, he taught National Security Decision-Making and Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University from 2012-2018 and continues to teach advanced ethics and leadership at the US Naval Academy.
This event will be live and on Zoom.