Events Truth Stranger Than Fiction? How Thrillers are a Window into how U.S. Foreign Policy Really Works

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  • STARTSep 26th - 4:45pm

  • ENDSep 26th - 6:15pm

  • VENUEACC Eastview Campus MultiPurpose Room 8500

Truth Stranger Than Fiction? How Thrillers are a Window into how U.S. Foreign Policy Really Works

In collaboration with the Austin School Lecture Series, the World Affairs Council of Austin is pleased to feature a presentation by Todd Moss, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, now senior fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC and a nonresident scholar at Rice University’s Baker Institute in Houston.  Todd’s work focuses on US-Africa relations, energy policy, and private investment. Previously, he has been a professor at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Georgetown University and has worked at the World Bank and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). He’s the author nonfiction books including African Development: Making Sense of the Issues and Actors (2011) and Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse with Cash Transfers (2015).  Todd also writes an international thriller series for Penguin’s Putnam Books about a State Department crisis manager including The Golden Hour (2014), Minute Zero (2015), Ghosts of Havana (2016), and The Shadow List (2017).

Agenda

4:45 PM Networking

5:15 PM Speaker Presentation followed by Q&A

6:15 PM Event Concludes

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Date:
September 26, 2017
Time:
4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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World Affairs Council Austin
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https://www.wacaustin.org/
Austin School
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ACC Eastview Campus MultiPurpose Room 8500
3401 Webberville Road, Austin, TX, 78702, United States.
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