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'Dissecting Syria' Oct. 8

September 26, 2013

Christopher Hill draws on his experiences as a former U.S. ambassador to Iraq to throw light on the causes of unrest in Syria. Hill was a member of the U.S. negotiating team in the Bosnia peace settlement and was a recipient of the Robert S. Frasure Award for Peace Negotiations for his work on the Kosovo crisis.

Christopher Hill is a four-time ambassador, nominated by three presidents. His last post was Ambassador to Iraq.Tuesday, October 8
4:30 p.m.
Chemistry Building
Room 103A

Causes of unrest in Syria

Former United States Ambassador Christopher R. Hill will speak at Colorado State on Tuesday, October 8 in the Chemistry Building, Room 103A. 

Hill, who currently serves as Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, will present “Dissecting Syria.” The public is invited to attend.

Drawing on his vast foreign service experience, he will examine the underlying causes of the unrest in Syria, its implications for U.S. domestic and foreign policy, its effect on political stability in the region, and its consequences for future U.S. diplomatic relations.

The event is hosted by the Office of International Programs in partnership with the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and is free and open to the public.

Four-time ambassador

Ambassador Christopher Hill is currently the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

A former career diplomat and four-time ambassador nominated by three presidents, his last post was as Ambassador to Iraq from April 2009 through August 2010.

  • Received the State Department’s Distinguished Service Award for his contributions as a member of the U.S. negotiating team in the Bosnia peace settlement;
  • Was a recipient of the Robert S. Frasure Award for Peace Negotiations for his work on the Kosovo crisis;
  • Served as a Peace Corps volunteer (prior to joining the Foreign Service) where he supervised credit unions in rural Cameroon, West Africa.

Contact: Shauna DeLuca
E-mail: shauna.deluca@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-7464