Lecture: "The National Security Implications of Global Poverty: Africa's Strategic Importance to the U.S."
The lecture is sponsored by the Munk-Darling Lecture Fund in International Relations and is co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Oregon.
7 p.m. on Monday, March 20
Vollum Lecture Hall, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland (Use east parking lot off of SE Woodstock Blvd.)
Free and open to the public
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Dr. Susan Rice
Dr. Rice is senior fellow in the foreign policy studies orogram at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., where her work encompasses a wide range of issues related to U.S. foreign and national security policy. Her research focuses on the national security implications of global poverty and inequality. She is also engaged in the areas of transnational security threats; terrorism; weak and failed states development issues; foreign assistance; post conflict peace-building; the United Nations, including international stability and peace operations; and African affairs. Rice was U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1997-2001.
Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, is an undergraduate institution of the liberal arts and sciences dedicated to sustaining the highest intellectual standards in the country. With an enrollment of about 1,360 students, Reed ranks third in the undergraduate origins of Ph.D.s in the United States and second in the number of Rhodes Scholars from a liberal arts college (31 since 1915). For more information, visit web.reed.edu.