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Dean's Colloquium features Democracy, Development April 11

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Dr. Jeremi Suri

Dr. Jeremi Suri

KINGSVILLE (April 7, 2022) — The College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host their annual Dean’s Colloquium at noon Monday, April 11, in room 221 of the Memorial Student Union Building.


This year’s topic is Why Should We Help Them? Democracy and Development. The featured speaker is Dr. Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs and Professor of Public Affairs and History at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.


Suri is the author and editor of nine books on contemporary politics and foreign policy, most recently The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office. His other books include Henry Kissinger and the American CenturyLiberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama and Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy (with Robert Hutchings).


He writes for major newspapers and magazines including the New York TimesWashington Post, New York Daily NewsDallas Morning News, Houston ChronicleBoston GlobeForeign AffairsFortuneThe American Prospect, and Wired—as well as for various online sites and blogs. He is a popular public lecturer and appears frequently on radio and television.


Suri teaches courses on strategy and decision-making, globalization, international relations and modern history. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses and he teaches and serves as academic director for the Executive Master in Public Leadership program at the LBJ School. His research and teaching have received numerous prizes. In 2007, Smithsonian magazine named him one of America’s Top Young Innovators in the arts and sciences.


He earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University; his master’s from Ohio University and his doctorate from Yale University. All of his degrees were in history.


Lunch will be served on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, contact Dr. Nirmal Goswami at 361-593-3506.



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