This Week at Sanford September 29-October 5, 2014

Check out upcoming events at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy below. Civic Engagement Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Earl Lewis Sept 29 5 p.m.//6:30 p.m.  Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room Dr. Earl Lewis, President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a scholar of History and African American Studies will deliver the 2014 annual Civic Engagement Distinguished Lecture. The conversation will also include Dean Laurie L. Patton of the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences and Dean Kelly Brownell. For more information, contact Elisabeth Holden,

Ways to Bridge Research & Policy Sept 30 1:15 p.m.//2:30 p.m. Sanford 05 Rep. Rick Glazier, Rep. Grier Martin and Rep. Chuck McGrady will discuss their roles, challenges and strategies for success, the recent legislative session and ways to bridge research with policy.

No Illusions: The Voices of Russia's Future Leaders Book Event Oct 1 5 p.m.//6:30 p.m. Sanford Fleishman Commons Ellen Mickiewicz will read excerpts from her new book No Illusions: The Voices of Russia's Future Leaders. There will be an introduction by Ambassador Jack F. Matlock, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1981-1983 and the USSR, 1987-1991.

Duke Election Series Discussion on Education Oct 2 4 p.m.//5 p.m. Forum for Scholars & Publics, Old Chem 011; DiW Conference Room, 1201 NY Ave, NW Duke in Washington (DiW) and the Forum for Scholars and Publics present a series on the issues and tactics of the upcoming mid-term elections. This discussion on education features Mike Lamb (T '05), Fmr. Senior Advisor to Asst. Secretary of Education for Elementary and Secondary Education for School Turnaround and Jan Riggsbee, Director of Program in Education.

Food Security in the Face of Climate Change Oct 3 12 p.m.//1:30 p.m. Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room A program of the Duke-RTI Professors and Practitioners in Conversation featuring a panel of researchers in food science and environmental policy, including Paul Weisenfeld (VP, Global Programs, RTI International), Mary Eubanks (Professor of Biology, corn scientist, Duke U.), Shana Starobin (MPP/MEM '08, Ph.D. student, Environmental Policy), Marc Jeuland (Professor of Public Policy, Global Health, Environment and Engineering). Lunch will be provided.


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