United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will give a talk at Penn on "Seapower and the World Economy" on Sept. 25.
Ray Mabus, United States Secretary of the Navy
Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science
“Seapower and the World Economy” talk
Thursday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m.
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge, 3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia
The talk by United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will focus on the importance of America's maritime presence for economic trade and global prosperity.
Mabus, the 75th U.S. Navy Secretary, is responsible for conducting the affairs of the Department of the Navy, including recruiting, training, and equipping the Navy and Marine Corps. Before his appointment, Mabus served in a variety of leadership positions including governor of Mississippi and ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Steven J. Fluharty, dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, will introduce the secretary. Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science, will moderate the Q&A portion of the talk, sponsored by Arts & Sciences, Penn’s Christopher Browne Center for International Politics at Penn, Penn's Naval ROTC unit and the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Space is limited. Members of the public may attend by RSVPing via email to email@example.com