Brittany Oliver, wcbi.com/local-news
A former U.S. Foreign Service officer who worked on several presidential visits and summit meetings during her years with the Department of State will speak during Mississippi State’s 14th annual John F. and Jeanne A. Marszalek Library Fund and Lecture Series.
To be held Wednesday [March 23] at 2:30 p.m. in Mitchell Memorial Library’s John Grisham Room, Edwina S. Campbell’s lecture is free and open to the public.
After leaving the diplomatic service, the author and historian taught American foreign policy at the University of Virginia, was a professor of grand strategy at National Defense University, and retired in 2014 as a professor of national security studies at Air University.
Since 1985 she has been a frequent practitioner of public diplomacy for the U.S. Information Agency and the Department of State. Campbell’s numerous publications include “Germany’s Past and Europe’s Future: The Challenges of West German Foreign Policy” and “The Relevance of American Power: The Anglo-American Past and the Euro-Atlantic Future.”
Campbell will be speaking on her forthcoming book “Citizen of a Wider Commonwealth: Ulysses S. Grant’s Postpresidential Diplomacy,” (Southern Illinois University Press) which will be available for purchase April 21 in hardback. ...