Elizabeth French Hitchcock Lecture with Dr. Shirley Tilghman

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Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
University Club
One West 54th Street
at Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Description

Foreign Policy Association cordially invites you to join Dr. Shirley Tilghman, President of Princeton University in conversation with Charlie Gibson at the Elizabeth French Hitchcock Lecture.

Event Speakers

    • Dr. Shirley Tilghman - Speaker

      Shirley M. Tilghman was elected Princeton University's 19th president on May 5, 2001, and assumed office on June 15, 2001. An exceptional teacher and a world-renowned scholar and leader in the field of molecular biology, she served on the Princeton faculty for 15 years before being named president.

      Tilghman, a native of Canada, received her Honors B.Sc. in chemistry from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, in 1968. After two years of secondary school teaching in Sierra Leone, West Africa, she obtained her Ph.D. in biochemistry from Temple University in Philadelphia.

    • Dr. Shirley Tilghman
    • Charlie Gibson - Speaker