Dukakis Center hosts retired American diplomat Alec Mally

It was the summer of 1988. Alec Mally, a career foreign service officer, was completing a three-year stint as economics officer at the US Embassy in Manila. A sovietologist by inclination and training, with an interest in Eastern Europe, Mally was keen to land a spot on the far side of the Iron… More

Meet Ilda Zhulali (ACT Class of 2001)

Note from the Editor: the text of the following interview first appeared on the ACT website. Ilda Zhulalia attending Michael Dukakis' inaugural address at Anatolia College in September 1999, which marked the launch of what was then known as the Dukakis Chair in Public Policy and Service. She participated in the… More

Dukakis Center to launch new event series on China and the world

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis has a long-standing interest in China and its standing in contemporary global affairs. He has been an advocate of talking with friends and foes alike, and of listening rather than dictating, and he has spoken at and animated numerous initiatives aimed at improving Sino-US understanding,… More