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Saul I. Stern Professorship of Civic Engagement Presents Award-Winning Journalist Robin Wright | March 7

When: Thursday, March 07, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Van Munching : MSPP Atrium
Event Type(s): Lecture

The University of Maryland School of Public Policy is proud to announce that award-winning world journalist Robin Wright will be the Spring 2013 Saul I. Stern Professorship of Civic Engagement speaker. Wright, a fellow at the U.S. Institute for Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, has won numerous awards for her coverage of international conflicts, including the American Academy of Diplomacy's Journalist of the Year Award and the Overseas Press Club award for best reporting in any medium requiring exceptional courage and initiative. Wright's speech, "Rock the Casbah: The Middle East Uprisings," will build on her recent book of the same title. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) and the ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence.

Website: http://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/civic-engagement-robin-wright

For more information, contact:
R Denise Williamson
+1 301 405 6334

www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/civic-engagement-robin-wright




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