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Foreign Service officer to discuss U.S.–Africa policy June 30

Tobias A. Bradford, public affairs officer at U.S. Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique, will present a David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies lecture Wednesday, June 30, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

The event is free and open to the public, and the topic will be “The View from Maputo: Cornerstones of U.S.–Africa Policy.”

Bradford has served in Mozambique for the last year as the embassy spokesperson and directs all programs dealing with educational and professional exchange, cultural and media programs, outreach and programs directed at increasing understanding of U.S. policy, culture and values. He previously served in the Dominican Republic and Russia.

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he spent several years in the private sector in training and development and has lived in Egypt, Germany, Jordan, Pakistan, France, Russia, El Salvador and South Africa.

Bradford received a bachelor's degree in Russian and communication studies and an master of organizational behavior degree from BYU, and he completed coursework in international development at the David M. Kennedy Center. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia.

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

Writer: Lee Simons

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Photo by Kenny Crookston/BYU Photo

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