Steven Feldstein, the Frank and Bethine Church Chair of Public Affairs, will deliver a lecture titled “U.S. Leadership in Turbulent Times: Considering the Legacy of Frank Church,” from 12-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Student Union Barnwell Room. All students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to attend.
Before coming to Boise State, Feldstein served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State responsible for the State Department’s Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. At the State Department, Feldstein was the senior official responsible for overseeing U.S. democracy and human rights policy for Africa, international labor affairs and international religious freedom.
Prior to his appointment at the State Department, Feldstein was the director of policy for the U.S. Agency for International Development. He also served for five years as counsel on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations under chairmen Joseph Biden and John Kerry. He has been published in a wide range of academic and popular publications, including the California Law Review and Huffington Post.