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Americans abroad to be topic for BYU lecture Feb. 1

"Americans Abroad: How to Be a Soft Power Superhero" will be the topic of an International Relations Lecture on Friday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

David C. Brooks of the Foreign Service Institute has been a career Foreign Service officer since 1994, having previously served in Lima, Peru; Managua, Nicaragua; Caracas, Venezuela; and Warsaw, Poland.

Brooks received the Secretary of State’s Award for Public Outreach (2004) and the State Department’s Superior Honor Awards for work on Trafficking in Persons (2005) and Political Reporting (2007).

He was a Fulbright scholar to Nicaragua (1990), received a bachelor's degree in history and an master's degree in American studies from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., and a doctorate in Latin American history from the University of Connecticut.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

Writer: Lee Simons

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