James McDermott, MD

Senior Lecturer

James McDermott is a Senior Member of the U.S. House of Representatives with over 40 years of public service in the federal and state government. He has a proven ability to build and maintain strategic partnerships with legislators in other democratic nations, including Australia, Japan, Korea, and India. On top of this, he is a seasoned educator with an in-depth knowledge of international governmental issues and challenges and a clear vision of current events, and he is an accomplished communicator with the innate ability to connect with diverse audiences. Congressional champion of issues relating to social justice, healthcare, veterans’ reintegration, and foreign affairs and international engagement.