The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
The African Studies Program
Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service
cordially invite you to the
Former Assistant Secretary of State
for African Affairs
Ambassador Herman Cohen
Professor Lahra Smith
Director, African Studies Program
School of Foreign Service
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Ambassador Herman J. Cohen
Lahra Smith is a Political Scientist with a particular interest in African politics, migration and refugees, and citizenship and equality. Her book,Making Citizens in Africa: Ethnicity, Gender and National Identity in Ethiopia, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013. She teaches courses on migration, women and politics and theory and policy in Africa. She is the CSJ Faculty Fellow for African Migration and a research fellow with the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM). Prof. Smith has taught and conducted research in refugee camps in East and Southern Africa, and has ongoing research on civic education programs in Kenya, particularly focused on the role of teachers as active agents of citizen-creation.
This event will have live closed captioning.