This event will be held in person in Filene Auditorium and livestreamed.
Livestream link: https://dartgo.org/lewiseisenberg
Lewis M. Eisenberg ’64
Ambassador of the United States to Italy (2017-2021)
Jason Barabas ’93
Director, Rockefeller Center
Professor, Department of Government
Lewis M. Eisenberg discusses the paths he took to become the Ambassador to Italy and San Marino (2017-2021), touching on the impact of Dartmouth, Wall Street, politics, and government service and asks:
Are democracy and freedom at significant risk in America and the world?
Ambassador Lewis M. Eisenberg ’64, received his MBA from Cornell University in 1966. After graduation, he began working on Wall Street at Goldman Sachs, becoming a partner in 1976. In 1990, he co-founded Granite Capital International Group L.P, an investment management firm and served as Co-Chairman until 2009. He served as a Senior Advisor for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), from 2010 until 2015. He was Managing Partner at Ironhill Investments, LLC, from 2015-2016.
In 2017 he was nominated and confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Italy and to the Republic of San Marino, where he served from 2017-2021.
He has been married to his wife Judith Ann Eisenberg for 56 years. The Eisenbergs have three daughters and eleven grandchildren.
Jason Barabas ’93 is the Director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College as well as a Professor in the Department of Government. Professor Barabas earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University and his undergraduate degree in Government from Dartmouth. In the years since, he has held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard and Princeton as well as academic faculty positions in New York, Florida, and Illinois. Currently, Professor Barabas teaches and conducts research on public policy and opinion preferences with an emphasis on empirical methodology and research design. In the last few decades, Dr. Barabas has published more than a dozen articles in top-ranked journals such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics. Additionally, Professor Barabas is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and he has received awards from the American Political Science Association and the International Society for Political Psychology.