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The LBJ School community of students, faculty, alumni and staff was proud to partake — on stage, in the audience and online — in The Summit on Race in America, hosted by the LBJ Foundation April 8–10. Civil rights leaders, activists, musicians and comedians gathered for three days of candid conversations on America's racial divide.Read more
Mickey Edwards served Oklahoma's 5 th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993. After Congress he taught at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and now serves as a vice president of the Aspen Institute. A founding trustee of the Heritage Foundation and national chairman of the American Conservative Union, Edwards has been a political columnist for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune , and was a weekly commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered."
Dean's Conference Room
This is the sixth event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett , a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature. The not-for-credit series is open to LBJ School students and the broader university community.
On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the Intelligence Studies Project welcomes Seth G. Jones, director of the Transnational Threats Project and a senior adviser to the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, who will speak about his most recent book, A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland , which examines the little-known story of the CIA’s operations in Poland, which produced a landmark victory for democracy during the Cold War.
LBJ School, First-Floor Lobby
Throughout each year, both students and faculty at the LBJ School undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.