“Are Dictators Getting Smarter?”

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 5:45pm-7:30pm


Corner of Broad Street & Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT 06901


$20-General Public; FREE for Forum Members, Students, Faculty

Will Dobson, politics & foreign affairs editor for Slate online magazine and the author of "The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy", will speak at the World Affairs Forum on November 14 at UCONN/Stamford. The program will begin at 5:45 P.M., with networking and refreshments, followed by the presentation at 6:15 P.M.

Mr. Dobson has published widely on international politics. His articles and op-eds have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Newsweek, and elsewhere. He has been a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and in 2006 was named a
Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Mr. Dobson holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a Masters degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University. He received his bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Middlebury College.

Refreshments and Presentation Fee: $20. Free for Forum and
Ambassadors’ Roundtable Series members, faculty and students. For reservations, please contact the World Affairs Forum at 203-356-0340 or E-mail: info@worldaffairsforum.org.