The Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series will welcome UC Berkeley professor Janet Napolitano on Thursday, April 22. Napolitano, who currently teaches public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, will be the final speaker of the Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series’ inaugural season.
Napolitano served as the twentieth president of the University of California and is former secretary of homeland security, former two-term governor of Arizona, a former attorney general of Arizona, and a former U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona.
The Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series is part of the Participatory Democracy Initiative at the University of Arizona. The Participatory Democracy Initiative is an interdisciplinary and community-engaged program of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, the School of Government & Public Policy, and the School of Journalism.
When: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (MST)
Where: Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series will be delivered live via Zoom. Register here
Who may attend: This event is free and open to the public
About Janet Napolitano
Janet Napolitano is a Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. She served as the twentieth president of the University of California, the nation’s largest public research university with ten campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Prior to joining the University of California, Professor Napolitano served as Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013. She is a former two-term Governor of Arizona, a former Attorney General of Arizona, and a former U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona. In 2019, Napolitano published How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11. Professor Napolitano earned her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, in Political Science from Santa Clara University, and her J.D. from the University of Virginia. She is based in Berkeley, CA.