Lecture examines Chilean presidency, Nov. 27
Posted November 15, 2006; 11:51 p.m.
Eugenio Lahera, a Princeton alumnus and senior adviser to former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos, will speak on "The Presidency in Developing Countries: The Case of Chile, 2000-2006" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Lahera, who holds an MPA and Ph.D. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, is the John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs and Company Visiting Professor at the Wilson School and an associate professor at the Universidad de Chile. He also is executive director of the Fundacion Chile 21 in Santiago, a social and economic think tank.
Lahera served as senior adviser and chief of public policies for Lagos, who was Chile's president from 2000 to 2006. Lahera previously worked for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and Chile's foreign ministry.
The event is sponsored by the Wilson School and the Program in Latin American Studies.