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Global Health Affairs and Humanitarian Assistance Programs Welcome Expert for Discussion on Ebola

The Emperor has no Clothes: Ebola and its Effects on Governance in Liberia

DENVER—Oct. 24, 2014—The Global Health Affairs and Humanitarian Assistance Programs at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies will welcome Sabrina Karim for a discussion on how the weak Liberian governance structure exacerbated the Ebola epidemic in that country. The discussion will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 29. 

Karim is a PhD candidate in political science at Emory University and an expert on peace building, peace keeping, gender and security. Her dissertation focuses on the effects of police reforms on community trust in post-conflict Liberia. She is co-author of Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: The Need for Gender Equality in the Search for Quality Peace, under review by Oxford and Cambridge University Presses.

Members of the media are invited to attend and interview opportunities will be available. Please RSVP to Theresa Ahrens at 303-871-4778 or theresa.ahrens@du.edu.

WHAT: Expert Discussion on “The Emperor has no Clothes: Ebola and its Effects on Governance in Liberia”

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 12-1 p.m.

WHERE: University of Denver, Ben Cherrington Hall (2201 S. Gaylord St), Cyber Café

WHO: University of Denver’s Global Health Affairs Program and Humanitarian Assistance Program present Sabrina Karim, expert on post‐conflict Liberia