The Richard W. Smith Lecture Series
American Ambassador to Russia
October 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
R.S.V.P. to Reserve Seats
serving as The United States Ambassador to Russia in 2012-2014,
Michael McFaul, Ph.D. worked at the National Security Council as
Special Assistant to President Barack Obama. When he completed his
service as ambassador, McFaul returned to Stanfard University as a
professor of political science and a senior advisor at the Hoover
McFaul has written several books, the most recent of which are: Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin (2015) and From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia (2018).
McFaul and his wife, Donna Norton, married in 1993 and have two sons, Cole and Luke.