Pell Center lecture on American democracy, Ukraine moved to March 7
Editor’s Note: This event was scheduled for Feb. 28, but it has been moved to Tuesday, March 7, due to weather concerns.
Max Boot, a New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, will be giving a lecture hosted by the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy. The lecture, entitled “Risks to American Democracy,” will be held on Tuesday, March, at 7 p.m. in the Bazarsky Lecture Hall in O’Hare Academic Building.
This lecture is open to the Salve Regina community, as well as the public. To register, go here.
Over the last two years, the battle for democracy has raged from the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to the streets of Kiev, Ukraine. National security columnist and historian Max Boot explores this moment in human history and offers insights about the health of the American republic and path forward in Ukraine.
Boot is a New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist for “The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.” He has also written multiple other highly acclaimed boots, and he is currently writing his second biography, which will be focusing on Ronald Reagan. Boot is also a senior fellow for national security studies for the Council on Foreign Relations and a columnist for The Washington Post.
Before these roles, Boot was a foreign policy analyst with CNN and has made appearances on numerous television and radio programs. For his work as an analyst, he has been recognized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies as the world’s leading authority on armed conflict.
Boot holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in history from Yale University.
This event is in partnership with Salve Regina University John E. McGinty Fund in History; the Office of Multicultural Programs and Retention; the cultural, environmental and global studies program; the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies; and the League of Women Voters of Newport County.
This lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 7, at 7 p.m. To register for this event, go here.