4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI)
Sponsored by: Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute
Contact: Elisabeth Setten Winstead 706-542-0121
"Washington Think Tanks and American Policy Toward Latin America: Why Think Tanks Are Influential and Why Universities Are Not—And Why You Just Might Want to Work There," Howard J. Wiarda, former Head of the Department of International Affairs.LACSI Cross-Disciplinary Conversations are 15-minute public lectures followed by 45 minutes of open discussion. Affiliates of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute explain for general audiences a specific research project or address a current issue of broad importance. These events are opportunities for UGA and the surrounding community to get to know the vital work being done by LACSI's 140+ affiliates, which now represent every college and professional school on campus.