February Program Featured Democracy and the Middle East
Making Connections Meeting on March 4, 5-7, at Gaylen Wobeter’s home, 2605 Bluffwood Circle, IC
“The Triumph of Democracy and the Eclipse of the West” will be the topic of a League of Women Voters Program at the Iowa City Public Library on Wednesday, February 26, at 7:00 PM in Room A. Sara Mitchell, Chair of University of Iowa Political Science Department, will speak on her new book which explores the unprecedented opportunities for the expansion of peace, prosperity, and freedom with the emerging democracies in the developing world.
Sara Mitchell received her Ph.D. in Political Science at Michigan State University in 1997. She is an Associate Editor of Foreign Policy Analysis and coauthor of Domestic Law Goes Global.
Dr. Mitchell is co-founder of the Journeys in World Politics workshop, a mentoring workshop for junior women studying international relations. She is the chair of the Diversity Committee for the International Studies Association and the former chair for the Committee on the Status of Women of the International Studies Association. She received the Faculty and Collegiate Scholar awards from the University of Iowa.
The League of Women Voters of Johnson County welcomes all who are interested in the spread of democracy in the developing world.
The March 2014 Voter is Out!
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