Professor Colleen Graffy Speaks on President George H.W. Bush for Santa Barbara Club Distinguished Speaker Series
Professor Colleen P. Graffy spoke on President George H.W. Bush from the chapter she wrote in a book on US Presidents at the Santa Barbara Club Distinguished Speaker Series on January 23. Professor Graffy spoke on Bush's career, from the youngest naval aviator of his time and war hero to a pioneer in offshore drilling; from US congressman to ambassador, head of the CIA, vice-president, and finally, the 41st President of the United States.
From the Santa Barbara Club:
Colleen is one of the authors, which included UK and US diplomats, journalists, politicians, and writers, who contributed to The Presidents: 250 Years of American Political Leadership published in the UK (Hodder & Stoughton) last year. The US edition will be published in February with a launch at the British Embassy in Washington, DC. The book was featured at the Buxton International Literary Festival last summer.
Colleen Graffy is a law professor at Pepperdine University Caruso Law School specializing in international law. She is former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia and served in the second President George W. Bush Administration under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.