2018 WR Annual Lecture: Bruce Wharton

Public Diplomacy in an Era of Truth Decay: Constructive Responses

Tara Sonenshine, Amb. Bruce Wharton, Thomas Miller and IPDGC Director Janet Steele.

 

The Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication’s keynote speaker this year is Ambassador Bruce Wharton, who will be presented his lecture on “Public Diplomacy in an Era of Truth Decay: Constructive Responses.”

Amb. D. Bruce Wharton (ret.) served as an officer in the Foreign Service of the United States from 1985 to 2017. His career included assignments in Latin America, Africa, and here in Washington, D.C., and short-term work in Europe and Asia. In his last assignment, he was the acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. In this role, he provided global strategic leadership for all Department of State public diplomacy and public affairs engagement and oversaw the bureaus of Educational and Cultural Affairs, International Information Programs, Public Affairs and the Global Engagement Center.

 

(Excerpt from GW School of Media and Public Affairs event announcement.)

LIVE NOW: Public Diplomacy in an Era of Truth Decay.Speaker: Ambassador (ret) Bruce Wharton, former Acting U.S. Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public AffairsFollowed by a discussion moderated by Tara Sonenshine, former U.S. Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

Posted by Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication on Thursday, March 1, 2018