Widener Law announces U.S. Foreign Policy Forum: “U.S. Policy in Africa: Theory & Practice”
Public Relations - Published: November 19, 2008
USPOlicyForum235The Delaware campus of Widener University School of Law is pleased to present foreign service officer Daniel Whitman of the U.S. State Department, who will speak about U.S. foreign policy and Africa on Thursday, Nov. 20.

Whitman has served as deputy director in the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs since 2007. His career with the State Department has spanned more than 20 years.

He will speak in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom at 1 p.m. and his presentation is free and open to the public.

Whitman speaks six languages in addition to English and has provided translation services for retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and the late French President Francois Mitterand, among others. He is the author of five books and 40 articles. He has traveled extensively throughout his career, including to Brazzaville, Congo, where he held a Fulbright Lectureship from 1980 to1981.

His visit to the law school is presented by Widener Law and the Delaware chapter of People to People International. It was organized by Widener Law Professor J. Patrick Kelly.