"Has the Obama Administration Gone Far Enough? A Food Policy Reform Update" Featuring Former USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan Oct. 22
The LBJ School of Public Affairs will present "Has the Obama Administration Gone Far Enough? A Food Policy Reform Update" featuring Former USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan on Oct. 22. LBJ School Professors Erin Lentz and Raj Patel will also speak on a panel with Merrigan and lead a Q&A with the audience. The event will take place in SRH 3.122 at 12:15 PM. Lunch will be provided. Reservation is not required to attend this event.
In this video playlist, hear from 8 LBJ School graduates as they highlight the reasons they chose the LBJ School of Public Affairs and careers in public service.
Johnie Jones graduated from the LBJ School in 2011 and was hired by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) where he works on strategic partnerships for the department. Recently profiled by The Pacific Standard in their "30 Thinkers Under 30" series, Johnie has distinguished himself as a rising leader in the federal agriculture policy arena. In this Q&A, followed by a video interview, Johnie discusses some of the greatest policy challenges currently facing our nation, as well as other activities taking place at USDA.