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The Monday Connection


Oct 15


The Monday Connection Welcomes Robert M. Chesney

Monday, October 15, 2018  |  11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Weeks Campus Center

Seminary of the Southwest  |  501 East 32nd Street, Austin, TX 78705


Bobby Chesney is the James Baker Chair at the University of Texas School of Law, where he also serves as the associate dean for academic affairs. Separately, he serves UT as director of its campus-wide Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law (an interdisciplinary unit designed to bring different parts of the university together to further education and policy-relevant research relating to pressing national security and foreign affairs challenges).

Professor Chesney’s teaching and scholarship cover an array of national security topics. Currently he is completing the manuscript of Terrorism, Law, and the Coercive Power of the State, forthcoming with Oxford University Press. Professor Chesney previously served as a member of the Director of National Intelligence’s Advance Technology Board and as an associate member of the DNI’s Intelligence Science Board, as well as a member of the President’s Detention Policy Task Force. He is one of the three co-founders of Lawfare, and writes there each week. He also co-hosts the popular weekly show the National Security Law Podcast.

He can be reached at rchesney@law.utexas.edu and is on Twitter as @bobbychesney. Bobby, his wife, Heather, and their three daughters are parishioners at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Bobby and Heather are from San Antonio.

Reservations are required if attending.
Please RSVP by October 5, 2018.
Please feel free to bring a guest, spouse, or business associate.