Is Democracy a Universal Value:
What Have We Learned from Iraq?
John T. Agresto '67, visiting fellow at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, discusses his recent experiences in Iraq in this lecture sponsored by the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy. Agresto is the former acting chancellor and provost at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani and currently serves on its board of regents and trustees, chairing its academic committee. He previously served as the senior advisor for Higher Education and Scientific Research for the Coalition Provisional Authority, and is the author of Mugged by Reality: The Liberation of Iraq and the Failure of Good Intentions (Encounter Books, 2007).
Date: February 12, 2009
Location: Fulton 511
Sponsor(s): Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy