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Ebrahim Moosa: Critical Traditionalism in Islamic Thought — History, Norms & Modernity

Ebrahim Moosa of the University of Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs gave a Kamel Center lecture on Oct. 5, 2023 titled "Critical Traditionalism in Islamic Thought: History, Norms & Modernity."

Ayse Zarakol: Sovereignty Across the Ages: Centralisation and its Discontents

Ayse Zarakol of the University of Cambridge gave a Kamel Center lecture on Sept. 14, 2023 titled "Sovereignty Across the Ages: Centralisation and Its Discontents."

Ana Mier Valdivia ’26

Navy Lieutenant Ana P. Mier Valdivia ’26 discusses attending Yale Law School through the Navy’s Law Education Program while she remains on active duty.

Nathan Hernandez ’24

Nathan Hernandez ’24 discusses how his Army service prepared him for law school by understanding how policies and regulations affect people's daily lives.

Will Clancy ’25

Will Clancy ’25 entered Yale Law School after a 30-year career in the U.S. Army, including Special Forces service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Clancy discusses his military service, what drew him to studying law, and his experiences as a veteran at the law school.

Zoe Kreitenberg ’24

Zoe Kreitenberg ’24 discusses her military service and her experiences leading the Yale Law School Veterans Association and working at the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

2023 Doyle-Winter Lecture: Saikrishna Prakash ’93

Saikrishna Prakash '93 of the University of Virginia School of Law gave the 2023 Michael A. Doyle ’62 and Bunny Winter Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law Lecture on Oct. 30, titled "Spirit."

Alumni Weekend 2023: A Conversation with Hillary Clinton ’73 and Gina Raimondo ’98

Dean Heather K. Gerken hosted a Changemaker Series conversation with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton '73 and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo '98 during Alumni Weekend 2023.