November 6, 2018
4 PM Book Signing
5 PM Reception
6 PM Lecture
Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
1002 George Bush Drive West
College Station, TX 77843
Moderator: Dr. F. Gregory Gause III, Head of the Department of International Affairs and holder of the John H. Lindsey ’44 Chair at the Bush School of Government and Public Service
The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs and the Bush Foundation present a lecture by Dr. Madeleine Albright entitled “Bipartisanship and Foreign Policy” preceded by a book signing of her latest work, Fascism: A Warning.
Madeleine K. Albright is a professor, author, diplomat, and businesswoman who served as the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. In 1997, she was named the first female Secretary of State and became, at that time, the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Albright served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was a member of the President’s Cabinet. She is a Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Dr. Albright is Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and Chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. She also chairs the National Democratic Institute, serves as the President of the Truman Scholarship Foundation, and is a member of the U.S. Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board. In 2012, she was chosen by President Obama to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in recognition of her contributions to international peace and democracy.
Dr. Albright’s latest book, Fascism: A Warning, was published on April 10 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. She is the author of five other New York Times bestselling books: her autobiography, Madam Secretary: A Memoir (2003); The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs (2006); Memo to the President: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership (2008); Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box (2009); and Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 (2012).