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Robert Zoellick, Former President of the World Bank, to Speak at WWS November 29

Nov 29, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
Robertson Hall
Arthur Lewis Auditorium

Robert B. Zoellick, who served as the president of the World Bank Group from 2007 to 2012, will speak at a public lecture at the Woodrow Wilson School on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Zoellick will be on the Princeton campus as part of the Woodrow Wilson School’s "Leadership and Governance Program," which brings prominent public policy leaders to the School who are unable to spend a full semester or academic year on campus, but can visit for a shorter period of time. While on campus the "distinguished visitor" delivers a public lecture, meets informally with individuals or small groups of students, and participates in classroom discussions.

Currently, Zoellick is a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Zoellick served as the 11th president of the World Bank Group from 2007-12. He also served in President George W. Bush's cabinet as U.S. Trade Representative from 2001 to 2005 and as deputy secretary of State from 2005 to 2006. From 1985 to 1993, Zoellick worked at the Treasury and State departments in various capacities, as well as briefly in the White House as deputy chief of staff. In 2006 and 2007, he served as vice chairman, International of Goldman Sachs Group. Zoellick holds a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and a bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College.

The event will archived online for later viewing on the Woodrow Wilson School’s web media site – http://wws.princeton.edu/webmedia.