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Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon teaches, writes, and lectures in both the United States and abroad. She currently serves on several non-profit boards, including the Information Professionals Association and the Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs. Her most recent books include Utopian Conceit and the War on Freedom (2019),The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World (2016); Soulmates: Resurrecting Eve (2012); the anthology Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace (2009) and Why America is Such a Hard Sell: Beyond Pride and Prejudice (2007).

Born in Romania, she emigrated to the U.S. as a teenager and received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago, then taught at several universities including the National Defense University, George Washington University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, and the Institute of World Politics.


She currently teaches at American University, serves as faculty advisor for AU’s Alexander Hamilton Society chapter, and is a regular lecturer for the Common Sense Society, in the U.S. and Europe. A Senior Fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, she directs AHI's Washington Program on National Security.

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