U.N. diplomat Douglas Broderick on “Lessons from Emerging Countries”

  • on 15 Oct 2013
  • Gailor Auditorium
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Douglas Broderick, the United Nations resident coordinator for Indonesia, will visit Sewanee as a Diplomat-in-Residence and will speak Tuesday, Oct. 15, on "Lessons from Emerging Countries: What Surprises Does the Future Hold?" Broderick has visited Sewanee before, lecturing here in 2011 when he was resident representative for the UNDP in Cambodia. His career in international development and disaster relief includes work in North Korea, Armenia, Rwanda, Eritrea, Palestine, and Egypt. See more about Broderick here.

Broderick has been a strong supporter of Sewanee’s Social Entrepreneurship Education Program (SEED) for years, giving lectures to SEED program participants in China, Bangladesh, and Cambodia. In Cambodia, his office also provided SEED internships.

Broderick’s residency is co-sponsored by the Department of Politics, the Department of Economics, the International and Global Studies Program and the Social Entrepreneurship Education Program.