President of the American University of Afghanistan to speak at Virginia Tech

From: Center for International Research, Education, and Development

Kenneth Holland, president of the American University of Afghanistan, will speak at the Center for International Research, Education, and Development, 526 Prices Fork Road, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, as part of the center's 2019 Colloquium Series.

Holland earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, M.A. in Government from the University of Virginia and B.A. in Political Science from Furman University. He has held previous academic positions at Luther College, the University of Wisconsin—Madison, the University of Vermont, the University of Memphis, Kansas State University, and Ball State University. He has been a Fulbright professor at Tohoku University in Japan, a visiting professor at the University of Calgary in Canada, a research fellow at the Australian National University and a Fulbright specialist in Burma.

The Center for International Research, Education, and Development implements the USAID-funded Catalyzing Afghan Agricultural Innovation project that supports Afghan-led innovation in agriculture by training a highly-skilled, modern agricultural workforce.

Please RSVP to Tish50@vt.edu, no later than close of business on Monday, June 17.

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