Cory Leonard, assistant director at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at Brigham Young University, will be the campus devotional speaker Tuesday, May 3, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Leonard has been serving as assistant director since 2001. He coordinates events, marketing communications and publications as well as outreach activities to business, media and public schools for BYU’s Center for the Study of Europe, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI.
He also helps direct the David M. Kennedy Center's nationally recognized student programs: the Intercultural Outreach and the Model United Nations. He also led the center’s Global Diplomacy Study Abroad program last year. In 2007 he helped create the Journal of International Organizations, a peer-reviewed forum for practitioners. His research interests include global issues, diplomacy and cross-cultural affairs.
Leonard is a native of Farmington, Utah. He received his bachelor’s degree in English from BYU and his master’s in public administration from the Marriott School of Management.
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Writer: Mel Gardner