DALLAS—Former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Robert W. Jordan, will address free speech and the media in Saudi Arabia and the case of Jamal Khashoggi at Brookhaven College April 15 from noon-1:30 p.m. in Room K234. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, was assassinated Oct. 2, 2018, in Istanbul.
Jordan is currently the diplomat in residence and adjunct professor of political science in the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at SMU. He published his memoir, "Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11," in 2015.
He is the vice chair of the Tower Center Board of Directors, serves on the advisory board of the Bilateral U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce, and is a frequent commentator with major media outlets including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg and The New York Times. He serves on the Council on Foreign Relations and the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations. Jordan is also a member of the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution and a past president of the Dallas Bar Association.
This DCCCD event is funded by the Department of Education, Title V – P031S150018.
For additional information, contact Ngoc Truong at 972-860-4182.
This event is free and open to the public. Brookhaven College is located at 3939 Valley View Lane in Farmers Branch.