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A Conversation with The Honorable Christopher Landau, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

10.13.2020 @ 4:00 pm
US Ambassador Christopher Landau in front of an American flag
Conversation with the Ambassador Series

Join Ambassador Patrick Duddy (Director, Duke University Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Fellow, Rethinking Diplomacy Program) in a Zoom conversation with The Honorable Christopher Landau, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, to discuss U.S.- Mexico relations. Ambassador Landau was born in Madrid, Spain, and speaks fluent Spanish. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1985, where he earned a Certificate in Latin American Studies. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1989, and thereafter clerked for Associate Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas of the United States Supreme Court. Ambassador Landau practiced law in Washington, DC, for thirty years. He has argued nine cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and has briefed and argued appeals in all of the U.S. Courts of Appeals. This event is part of a new "Conversation with the Ambassador Series" organized by the DUCIGS/Rethinking Diplomacy Program. This event is co-sponsored by Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy. The Rethinking Diplomacy Program is supported by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund. This Zoom webinar is open to the public, but registration is required.

Contact:
Ping, Xiaojuan - xp22@duke.edu

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