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Albritton Center for Grand Strategy Will Address Increasing Presidential Power in America

January 09, 2019


Dr. Elizabeth N. Saunders

The Albritton Center for Grand Strategy at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service is hosting Dr. Elizabeth N. Saunders from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Saunders will present a lecture on her Foreign Affairs article “The Unconstrained Presidency,” which discusses the recent trend of increasing presidential power in the United States.

The event will take place on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Orientation Theater at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Conference Center.

Elizabeth N. Saunders is an Associate Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Saunders specializes in the domestic politics of international relations and United States foreign policy, specifically the role of leaders, the presidency, and the politics of using force. Saunders has work published in Foreign Affairs, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Conflict Resolution. She is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. 

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