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Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy News
Krista Wiegand, director of the Global Security–Conflict Processes program at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and associate professor of political science, spent the past five months as a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines. Wiegand was one of five UT faculty members awarded a Fulbright during the 2016–17 academic year.
Bulent Aliriza, founding director of the Turkey Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 19.
Katie Cahill is joining UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as the new associate director. Her first day will be May 15.
UT alumnus Scott Partelow, now managing consultant for Enterprise Solutions at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as a part of the Cybersecurity Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Piotr Wilczek, Polish ambassador to the United States, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Wednesday, April 12, as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series. Wilczek’s lecture, “Poland and the World,” begins at 5:30 p.m. in the center’s Toyota Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
UT’s Baker Center will host former US Congressman Bob Clement at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in the Toyota Auditorium. Clement will discuss his journey from the Governor’s Residence to Congress as well as his newly-released book.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host Michelle Bell, Yale University’s Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health, as part of the center’s Energy and Environment Policy Distinguished Lecture series at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 10.
Two UT projects, led by professors Stuart Brotman and Bruce Tonn, were selected for the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for the fall 2017 semester.
The Baker Center will host George Varughese, country representative of The Asia Foundation in Nepal, at 2 p.m. March 27 as part of the Global Security Lecture Series.