Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University
Terry Christensen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University and Member, Commonwealth Club Advisory Council — Moderator
Dr. Gerston has taught in San Jose State’s political science department for 40 years and is a leading scholar of California state government. He offers his thoughts on how we can re-engage politics at the local and national level.
Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, Dwight Stanford Professor of American Foreign Relations, San Diego State University; National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Monday Night Philosophy dives into the history of U.S. foreign policy. Most historians believe the U.S. is an empire; the past two presidents and most of the public disagree. What does it matter? Hoffman offers a challenging new interpretation of America's past with important implications for the way forward.
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders Tammy Frisby, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Stanford University Read more »
Scott Wiener, San Francisco Supervisor; Proponent of Proposition E Starchild, Outreach Director, Libertarian Party of San Francisco; Opponent of Proposition E Robert Lustig, M.D., Pediatric Endocriniologist; Board President, Institute for Responsible Nutrition Lisa Aliferis, Health Editor, KQED - Moderator Additional Panelists TBARead more »