The Future of the Transatlantic Partnership

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
United States

The American Council on Germany is delighted to partner with the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth for a discussion with the German Ambassador to the United States Dr. Emily M. Haber, in conversation with former ACG Board member Lee Cullum, a journalist at Public Media of North Texas (KERA/PBS) and Senior Fellow at the John Tower Center for Public Policy and International Affairs at SMU.

This discussion is part of the "Meeting America" series, one of several virtual talks with the German Ambassador and American stakeholders across the United States. 

  • Dr. Emily Haber has been Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States since June 2018. Prior to her transfer to Washington, DC, she served in various leadership functions at the Foreign Office in Berlin. In 2009, she was appointed political director and, in 2011, state secretary, the first woman to hold either post. Thereafter, she was deployed to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, serving as state secretary in charge of homeland security and migration policy from 2014 until 2018.
  • Lee Cullum is the host of CEO, KERA’s original monthly series of interviews with North Texas business leaders that airs on KERA television and radio. She is also a commentator for Morning Edition on KERA-FM and contributes columns to The Dallas Morning News. A veteran journalist, she was previously a commentator for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and All Things Considered on NPR. In addition, she was editor of the editorial page of the Dallas Times Herald and host of Conversations, a series on KERA with major newsmakers. She also worked as a reporter, on-air moderator, and executive producer of Newsroom on KERA.
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