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Robert O. Keohane to discuss political science as vocation at Wheatley Institution lecture Sept. 20

Professor at Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton

Robert O. Keohane, public and international affairs professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, will present a Brigham Young University Wheatley Institution Forum Thursday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium.

His lecture, which is hosted by the Wheatley Institution and the BYU Department of Political Science, is titled “Political Science as a Vocation.” Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Keohane is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. He has served as the editor of the journal, International Organization, and as president of the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association. He won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, 1989, and the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, 2005.

A graduate of Shimer College in Mount Carroll, Ill., Keohane received his master’s and doctoral degrees from Harvard University. He also has received honorary degrees from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and Sciences Po in Paris.

The Wheatley Institution was founded in 2007 to enhance the academic climate and scholarly reputation of BYU and to enrich faculty and student experiences by contributing recognized scholarship that lifts society by preserving and strengthening its core institutions.

For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

Writer: Hwa Lee

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