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Ogden Lecture featuring Liz Cheney, Former U.S. Representative (2017-2023)

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs is the University’s oldest and most prestigious foreign affairs lecture series. The lectureship honors Stephen A. Ogden Jr., a member of the Class of 1960, who wanted to advance the cause of world peace through a career in international relations. Since the inaugural Ogden Lecture in 1965, Brown has welcomed many heads of state, senior elected officials, career diplomats and other policymakers and close observers of the international arena. The 103rd Ogden Lecture will feature former U.S. Representative Liz Cheney. Tickets are required. Register here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ogden-lecture-featuring-liz-cheney-former-us-representative-2017-2023-tickets-756380513477?aff=oddtdtcreator).About the speaker Liz Cheney served as the U.S. representative for Wyoming’s at-large congressional district from 2017 to 2023. She chaired the House Republican Conference, the third-highest position in the House Republican leadership, from 2019 to 2021, and served as the vice chair of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. She was also a member of the House Armed Services Committee, China Task Force, Natural Resources Committee, and the House Committee on Rules. Cheney served previously at the State Department as the principal deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, and in positions for USAID and the Department of State working in Poland, Hungary, Russia and Ukraine. Cheney practiced law with White and Case and at the International Finance Corporation. She is the author of the newly released memoir “Oath and Honor,” which tells her firsthand account of the moment American democracy threatened to unravel and the story of the brave men and women who fought to save it. A specialist in national security and foreign policy, she is the co-author, along with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, of “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America.” Cheney received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado College and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School. In 2022, Cheney, along with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, received the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library’s prestigious Profile in Courage Award, with a commendation for her “consistent and courageous voice in defense of democracy.”