Book Discussion with Ambassador Rick Barton

Thu., April 04, 2019 | 12:45 PM — 1:45 PM

Harris School of Public Policy
1307 E 60th Street
Keller Room Sky Suite
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Sponsored By: The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts

Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

Ambassador Frederick D. Barton will present themes from his book Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World as part of The Pearson Institute's Distinguished Speaker Series. The 2018 release is a mix of stories, history, and analysis for a transformative approach to foreign affairs and offers concrete and attainable solutions for the future.

The discussion will be moderated by Chris Blattman, Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies, Harris Public Policy and The Pearson Institute. Please stay after the discussion to purchase and/or have your copy of the book signed by the author.

About Ambassador Barton

Rick Barton is a lecturer of Public and International Affairs and co-director of Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI) at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. He is a former US Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations and former U.S. Representative to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

In his career, Barton has served as Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees at UNHCR and founding Director of USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives.

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