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The Strauss Center Presents Aaron Williams, Director of the U.S. Peace Corps

AUSTIN, Texas-- Feb. 10, 2010-- The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law presents "A Conversation with Aaron Williams, Director of the U.S. Peace Corps" on Monday, March 1, at 5:00 pm in the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center’s Connally Ballroom. 

As the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps approaches, Ambassador Gregory W. Engle (Ret.), Associate Director of the Strauss Center and a former Peace Corps Volunteer, will engage Williams in a conversation about the role of the Peace Corps in the world today and his vision for the years to come.

Aaron Williams became the eighteenth Director of the Peace Corps on August 24, 2009.  He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic from 1967-1970, and upon completing his service became the coordinator of minority recruitment and project evaluation officer for the Peace Corps in his hometown of Chicago.   Williams’ career has focused on the development and implementation of