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Hillary Doctrine Reading

The College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a reading of “The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy” this Wednesday, Oct. 19. This free event will occur from 3:30 to 7 p.m. in room 204 in the CFO building, and will feature the book’s co-author, Dr. Valerie M. Hudson.


The evening will consist of a few parts. First, a reading discussion from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This will be followed by a lecture at 7, and will conclude with a reception.


Hillary Clinton has argued that the subjugation of women is a threat to national security and that empowering women can be a major force in attaining both domestic and international peace.  Hudson examines this doctrine in her book, and at the event will explore the doctrines’ affect on US policy and relations with other countries. She draws attention to the difficulty and intricacies of bettering women’s lives while looking out for the good of the entire nation.


Valerie M. Hudson is a Professor and George H.W. Bush Chair in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, she teaches in the Masters of International Affairs program. She is one of the co-authors of the book, “The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy” along with Patricia Liedl and Swanee Hunt.


Copies of the book are now available in the bookstore on campus.

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