"Examples of leadership in action serve as great models for what we want our students to strive to achieve.”
- Dr. Bob Hansen, Executive Director of the Emerson Center for Leadership & Service
Begun in 2011, the Global Leaders in Residence program is designed to bring leaders from a variety of academic and professional fields to campus for two to three days to speak to classes, interact socially with students, consult with faculty and staff and deliver a campus-wide presentation on their efforts to make a difference in the world. The program is under the auspices of The Churchill Institute and has two components: the Global Leaders in Residence and the Global Scholars in Residence programs.
First, on Oct. 27-30, Mr. Jason Miko will be on campus. Mr. Miko is a global public relations executive from Tucson, Arizona. He has been to over 50 countries and lived a quarter of his life overseas. He spent seven years working in Washington, D.C. working in professional party politics as well as representing clients working in the Balkin travel and tourism industry. He also spent seven years in Macedonia with the humanitarian group Mercy Corps. Details on Mr. Miko's visit to Westminster to come.
Then from November 4-6, we will host our Global Scholar in Residence Dr. Patrick James. Dr. James is a professor of international relations and Director of the Center for International Studies at the University of Southern California. Dr. James specializes in international and comparative politics and, amongh his many achievements, has written 18 books and over 120 articles and book chapters. Details on Dr. James's visit to Westminster to come.
Make sure to check back for updates on Westminster's Global Leaders in Residence program.