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Off-Campus Study: The Value of a Global Perspective

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Common Room
Sykes Residence

Join the Center for International and Intercultural Studies (CIIS) for our second annual lecture.

We are very pleased to welcome Jana Morgan '07 to campus for a discussion on: "Off-Campus Study: The Value of a Global Perspective."

Jana Morgan is the Campaign Director of the Declaration for American Democracy Coalition, where she leads a 145+ member strong coalition with the goal of passing the biggest and boldest democracy reform in a generation. She previously served as the Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, where she led the organization's efforts to combat corporate capture and launched the Protect the Protest coalition. She was also a board member on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, representing North America and Europe. Before that, she was the Director of Publish What You Pay – United States where she led the coalition’s efforts to bring transparency and accountability to the oil, gas, and mining sector, and now serves on the organization’s Steering Committee. Jana also worked at Global Witness, doing advocacy and in-country field research on Afghanistan’s extractive sector, conflict minerals exploitation in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the development of governance systems for Uganda’s emerging oil sector.

Jana holds an MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict Resolution. She received her BA in Government from St. Lawrence University.