Professor Paden Provides Expertise to State Department Via Lectures, Forums and Round Tables

John Paden, Robinson Professor of International Affairs, gave lectures titled “Contemporary Islamic Movement in Nigeria” and “Islam in Africa” for the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Institute. He also participated in a State Department forum, “Conflict Mitigation in Nigeria;” a roundtable at the Council of Foreign Relations titled “Election Prospects in Nigeria;” and a forum at the Council on Foreign Relations Forum titled “Nigeria: An Ambassador’s Update.”