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A republic if you can keep it: The role of the president in upholding the idea of America

Painting of George Washington

A republic if you can keep it: The role of the president in upholding the idea of America

Melody Barnes

Event Details

This event is part of the Historical Presidency Series

In the first Historical Presidency lecture of the fall semester, Melody Barnes, Barack Obama's domestic policy advisor and Miller Center senior fellow, will discuss the role of the president in upholding the idea of America. The 2017 Historical Presidency lecture series focuses on the relationship between the presidency and the Constitution.

When
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EDT)
Where
The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Speakers
Melody Barnes

Melody Barnes

Miller Center Senior Fellow Melody Barnes is a co-founder and principal of MB² Solutions LLC , a domestic strategy firm. Barnes serves an independent director on the boards of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR); Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BHA); Public Policy Advisory Board; Uber; the Marguerite Casey Foundation; and Year Up. Barnes also chairs the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions and Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund. From January 2009 until January 2012, she was assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.