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L. Gordon Flake of Mansfield Foundation speaking Feb. 14 at Kennedy Center

The Brigham Young University Kennedy Center will host L. Gordon Flake, the executive director of Mansfield Foundation, on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. in room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building. Flake will speak on “Asian Studies Careers in Policy, Think Tanks, Politics, and Beyond.”

L. Gordon Flake joined the Mansfield Foundation in February 1999.The Mansfield Foundation was created in 1983 and sponsors exchanges, dialogues and publications that create networks among U.S. and Asian leaders.

Previously, Flake worked as a Senior Fellow and associate director of the Program on Conflict Resolution at the Atlantic Council of the U.S. as well as the director for research and academic affairs at the Korea Economic Institute of America.

He has authored numerous book chapters on policy issues in Asia and is a regular contributor to the U.S. and Asian press. Flake has traveled to North Korea numerous times and speaks fluent Korean as well as Laotian. He also serves on the Advisory Council of the Korea Economic Institute of America. Flake received a BA degree in Korean, minor in international relations, and a MA from BYU.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

Writer: Charles Krebs

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