Policymaking in the pandemic

Microphone on podium, with crowd in the background

Policymaking in the pandemic

Ian Solomon, William Antholis (moderator)

Thursday, April 09, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM (EDT)
Event Details

Join us online for a conversation with Ian Solomon, dean of UVA's Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, to discuss the policy implications of the coronavirus epidemic. He will explore the issues that Batten is tracking in these difficult times. How does one navigate the policy implications of a worldwide epidemic? And what does that look like?

Thursday, April 09, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM (EDT)
Ian Solomon, dean of UVA's Batten School

Ian Solomon

Ian H. Solomon has been dean of UVA's Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy since September 2019. He comes to Batten with more than 20 years of experience as an educator, policymaker, diplomat, and businessman in more than 40 countries. 

Previously, Solomon was the founder and CEO of SolomonGlobal, LLC, an advisory firm specializing in negotiation, collaboration, and conflict management. Solomon created SolomonGlobal to advance the art and science of cooperation, offering unique learning experiences and strategic advisory and facilitation services to individuals, organizations, governments, and partnerships worldwide. 

William Antholis, director of the Miller Center at UVA

William Antholis (moderator)

William J. Antholis serves as Director and CEO of the Miller Center, a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history.

Immediately prior, he served as managing director at The Brookings Institution from 2004 to 2014. In that capacity, he worked directly with Brookings' president and vice presidents to help manage the full range of policy studies, develop new initiatives, coordinate research across programs, strengthen the policy impact of Brookings’ research, and ensure the quality and independence of that research. On behalf of Brookings’ president, he also worked directly with Brookings’ board of trustees and a range of university, philanthropic, and other institutional partners. He was a resident Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, where his work focused on the politics and institutions of international diplomacy.