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Global Cafe - “If a career is a vehicle, then what is the destination? Reflections on International Studies”

When: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM CT

Where: 2010 Sheridan Road, 201, 2010 Sheridan Road , Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sarah Peters   (847) 491-7980

Group: International Studies

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Dr. Foster will share his knowledge and experiences in the field of International Studies. Come with questions!

Bio: Dr. Badi Foster (PhD, Princeton University) is an educator. As a strategic planner and administrator he has played leadership roles in the creation, implementation and growth of institutions of higher learning ranging from private institutions (Princeton, Harvard and Tufts universities) to strong public universities (Rutgers and the University of Massachusetts/Boston). His experience as an educator and innovator extends to the corporate world and to Federal and State government. He is a Fellow at the W.E.B. Dubois Institute of African and African American Studies at Harvard University where he continues work on his book length manuscript on leadership and organizational change in the fight against anti Black and anti-American Indian racism (1911-2011).

He is also currently a Visiting Scholar at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University where he also serves as an "inter-generational" advisor to the national office of GlobeMed and their 56 university chapters around the U.S.
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All students welcome!

Dinner provided

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