WWS Calendar

AJC executive director, David Harris to discuss global leadership at WWS, Feb. 23

Feb 23, 2010 (All day)
Robertson Hall
Bowl 016
Open to the Public

David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), will present a public talk at the Woodrow Wilson School titled, "Leadership in a Changing Global Environment," at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

David Harris has been Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) since 1990. AJC has been described by the New York Times as “the dean of American Jewish organizations.” Harris has been honored by the governments of Bulgaria, France, Germany, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine for his work on transatlantic relations, human rights, historical memory and intergroup understanding. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and London School of Economics. He was a Junior Associate Member at Oxford University’s St. Antony’s College (1977-78), a Visiting Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (2000-02) and, in 2009, he was elected a Senior Associate Member at St. Antony’s College. Since 2001, he has broadcast a weekly commentary on the CBS Radio network, and since 2007, he has had a blog on international affairs at the Jerusalem Post.

This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Princeton's Center for Jewish Life. It is free and open to the public.

David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee