America's Border Wars: Perspectives on Global Economic Engagement

Through trade and investment, America has spurred economic development across the globe since the turn of the 20th century. Now, segments of our government are curtailing global engagement and leadership. Does putting America first risk a loss of international influence? If so, is there a domestic impact? Please join us in exploring these question with Dr. David Leblang, a University of Virginia and Miller Center expert on U.S. foreign economic policies in trade and immigration.

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020
Location: The Westin Chattanooga | 801 Pine Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Registration & Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.
Presentation: 8:15 a.m.


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Meet the Speaker
David Leblang | Randolph P. Compton Professor, University of Virginia/Miller Center Expert
As a professor of politics and scholar in the areas of international political economy, his areas of expertise include foreign affairs, immigration, economic issues, finance and banking and global trade, as well as political parties and movements. Click here to learn more. 

About the Miller Center
The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history. The center injects its scholarship and recommendations inside Washington, DC directly to the nation's leaders. Founded in 1975 through the philanthropy of Burkett Miller, a 1914 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and former Miller & Martin partner, the center fosters civil and intellectual dialogue among diverse scholars, politicians, journalists, and citizens. The Miller Center believes that opposing positions can both have merit and that investigating questions of fact and discussing questions of opinion can lead to enlightened and beneficial compromise and public policy.

We look forward to seeing you!