April 4, 2017 - Evening Event at UNLV

Featuring Ambassador Ryan Crocker

NCFR Evening Event
Event Name UNLV Evening Event
Location William S. Boyd School of Law Moot Court Room (UNLV)
Event Date April 4, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (speech and questions)
Private Reception After 7:30 PM (cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served)
Speaker Ryan Crocker, Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuvat, Lebanon
Topic Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences

The Nevada Center on Foreign Relations hosted an evening event on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at UNLV (at the William S. Boyd School of Law Moot Court Room). Follow this link to get directions and parking information from the UNLV website.

This event was in collaboration with the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law and the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.

The event was at 6:00 PM with Ryan Crocker delivering the keynote speech. After the speech there was a private reception where cocktails and hors d'oeuvres were served.

Ambassador Ryan Crocker at the UNLV Boyd School of Law

After sharing his insights on the geopolitical complexities of the Middle East, distinguished U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker poses for pictures with UNLV faculty and members of the NCFR leadership team.

(From left to right): Dean Stowe Shoemaker, UNLV Harrah Hotel College, Amb. Ryan Crocker, Senad Hrustanovic, Dean Daniel Hamilton, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Dean Chris Heavey, UNLV College of Liberal Arts, Paul Ray. Image courtesy of UNLV Boyd School of Law.

Speaker Highlight: Ryan Crocker

Ryan Crocker

Ambassador Ryan Crocker is one of the most decorated diplomats and scholars who served as Ambassador to Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Secretary of State Colin Powell called Crocker "one of our very best foreign service officers." President Bush named Crocker "America's Lawrence of Arabia", Gen. David Petraeus said "it was a great honor for me to be his military wingman." Amb. Crocker was Dean of Texas A&M University's School of Government and Public Service. Read his full biography on the Wilson Center. Image source: Wikipedia.

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