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Fall Programming - A Debate: What Does It Mean to Spread Freedom?


Brian Dean
Regional Director of Latin America, International Republican Institute

Brian Dean joined the International Republican Institute (IRI) in 1999. He currently serves as Regional Program Director for Latin and the Caribbean a position he has held since January 2003. As Regional Program Director, Dean oversees programs for Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.

Prior to IRI, Dean spent 10 years in Washington, D.C. working in the United States House of Representatives. Dean served as Chief of Staff to Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI). Dean also coordinated congressional campaigns and oversaw fundraising operations on a volunteer basis.

A Wisconsin native, Dean graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989 with degrees in political science, Ibero-American studies, and Portuguese.

Chris Fomunyoh
Chris Fomunyoh
Senior Associate and Regional Director, Africa Programs, National Democratic Institute

Chris Fomunyoh is Senior Associate for Africa and Regional Director at the National Democratic Institute. He has organized and advised international election observation missions as well as designed and supervised country specific democracy support programs with civic organizations, political parties and legislative bodies throughout Africa. He recently designed and launched the African Statesmen Initiative, a program aimed at facilitating political transitions in Africa by encouraging former democratic Heads of State to stay engaged in humanitarian issues, conflict mediation, and public health


Brady Corp.

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

Rotary Club Milwaukee, Wisconsin

UWM Student Union

The People Speak 2005

US Bank

Wisconsin Pulic Radio

World Affairs Council of America

Milwaukee Public Television

Wisconsin Division, United Nations Association

The International Republican Institute

November 1, 2005
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bolton Hall Room 150
3210 Maryland Ave
Milwaukee ,WI 53211
Cost (single lecture/series)
Basic Members: $4.00 / $12.00
Premium & Above Members: $0 / $0
Non-Members: $8.00 / $24.00
Students: $0 / $0