The LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted the Texas Public Interest Research Group (TexPIRG) roundtable discussion with Congressman John Sarbanes (MD), Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX) and TexPIRG Director Sara Smith, addressing new approaches to fighting big money in politics on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.
Distinguished Scholar Alan Kuperman has written an article on the failures of NATO’s intervention in Libya for the March/April issue of Foreign Affairs. Dr. Kuperman currently serves as Associate Professor of Public Affairs, teaching courses in global policy studies, and is coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (www.NPPP.org). His research focuses on ethnic conflict, nuclear nonproliferation, and U.S. military intervention.
Peniel Joseph, founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University, social activist and renowned historian, will kick off the LBJ School's New Voices in Civil Rights series with his talk titled "From Selma to Ferguson: Race and Public Policy in the Age of Obama." Joseph will deliver his remarks Feb. 19, 2015 at 12:15 p.m. for the 19th Annual student-led Barbara Jordan Forum at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Veteran civil rights activist Julian Bond visited campus last Wednesday to reflect on past struggles of the civil rights movement and the challenges ahead. Bond’s keynote address was part of the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ 2015 Barbara Jordan Forum.