School of Public Policy and ADVANCE Present Robin Wright, Award-Winning World Journalist

When: Thursday, April 04, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Van Munching : MSPP Atrium
Event Type(s): Diversity

The Saul I. Stern Professorship of Civic Engagement presents a seminar by journalist, author and foreign policy analyst, Robin Wright. She is a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center. Her "Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World" won the 2012 Overseas Press Club award for best book on international affairs. Her other books include "The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and U.S. Policy" and "The Islamists are Coming: Who They Really Are."

Wright has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Sunday Times, and CBS News. She won the National Magazine Award for The New Yorker. She has also written for The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Foreign Affairs, and others.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland.

Website: http://www.advance.umd.edu




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