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Spreading democracy topic of guest lecturer's visit

Brigham Young University will host a special guest speaker from the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, Wednesday, March 23, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Milada Anna Vachudova, assistant professor of political science, will present "EU and U.S. Strategies for Spreading Democracy" as part of the Transatlantic lecture Series.

Vachudova specializes in the democratization of post communist Europe, the enlargement of the European Union and the impact of international institutions on domestic politics.

Before joining UNC, Vachudova held fellowships and research grants from the European University Institute in Italy, the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, the European Union Center of New York City at Columbia University, the Center for International Studies at Princeton University, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University and the National Science Foundation.

Vachudova received her degree after study at Stanford University and the Institute d'Etudes Politiques in Paris. As a British Marshall Scholar and member of St. Anthony's College, she completed a Doctorate of Philosophy in the faculty of politics at the University of Oxford.

Writer: Jim McCoy

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