Scholar & Speaker & Strategist


Dr. Chatelain offers keynote lectures, moderates panels, and presents workshops around the world. If you are interested in inviting Dr. Chatelain to your campus or community, consult this calendar first to determine her availability. She hopes to see you at her next event.

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Truman Scholarship Summer Institute Orientation Week

  • NMAAHC Washington, D.C. USA (map)


The 2020 Summer Institute (SI) will be held in Washington, D.C. from Sunday, May 24th to Saturday, July 25th. It was designed as a program to deepen understanding of the national policymaking process and enhances community among the SI class. In addition to participating in an eight-week public service internship, SI participants are required to take part in the following programs:

  • seminars focused on national politics and policymaking (May 26-May 29 & various days during in the summer);

  • meetings with former Truman Scholars and other prominent public servants; and,

  • Scholar led-presentations on seven Tuesday nights throughout the summer.