JIMMY CARTER, 39th President of the United States and recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at 4 p.m., Monday, April 22, on the Quad.
Carter will discuss his work regarding human rights, democracy, and peace through the Carter Center. His address will inaugurate the Robert and Margaret Pastor Lecture Series in International Affairs, established in honor of Robert Pastor ’69. Pastor is professor of international relations and director of the Center for North American Studies and Center for Democracy and Election Management at American University. A former U.S. National Security Advisor for Latin America, he also was a senior fellow and director of programs on democracy, Latin America, and China at the Carter Center.
Carter became University Distinguished Professor at Emory University in 1982 and founded the Carter Center the same year. The center addresses national and international public policy issues and has engaged in conflict mediation around the world.