[PAST EVENT] US Policy towards Somalia: Rebuilding a Country and Countering al-Shabaab

April 8, 2015
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Washington Hall, Room 201
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Ambassador Shinn received his B.A. (1963), M.A. (1964), and Ph.D. (1980) from George Washington University. He has a certificate in African studies from Northwestern University. He served for thirty-seven years in the US Foreign Service with assignments at embassies in Lebanon, Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritania, Cameroon, Sudan and as ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia. He has been teaching in the Elliott School since 2001 and serves on a number of boards of nongovernmental organizations.

An expert on the Horn of Africa, Dr. Shinn speaks at events around the world. He is the coauthor of China and Africa: A Century of Engagement, the Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia, and has authored numerous articles and book chapters. His research interests include China-Africa relations, East Africa and the Horn, terrorism, Islamic fundamentalism, conflict situations, U.S. policy in Africa, and the African brain drain. - {{http://elliott.gwu.edu/part-time-faculty-s}}

Read his blog: {{http://davidshinn.blogspot.com/}}

Email: dhshinn@gwu.edu

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