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FAU Jupiter’s LLS Presents Elise Jordan, National Columnist

FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by Elise Jordan on Tuesday, April 4 at 2:15 p.m. at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.


By na | 3/27/2017

Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by Elise Jordan on Tuesday, April 4 at 2:15 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

“America’s New Foreign Policy,” will focus on America’s foreign policy under U.S. President Donald J. Trump considering America’s democratic, economic and security alliances. This lecture will discuss these alliances, as well as the significance of American commitments to liberty, democracy and free trade under Trump.

Jordan is a political veteran who has worked in presidential politics and campaigns. She is a columnist for Time and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. She was most recently a policy advisor and speechwriter to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential campaign. During the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, Jordan worked in the White House Office of Presidential Speechwriting and at the State Department as speechwriter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In 2007, she joined the National Security Council, where she worked on press and communications strategy for the administration’s Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan policies.

While at the White House, Jordan also worked for extended periods at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and for the Commanding General’s Strategic Advisory Group at the International Security Assistance Force (IS-AF) headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Jordan’s writing on foreign policy and politics has been featured in publications such as The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, Daily Beast, Marie Claire, National Review, Time and the Wall Street Journal. She was born and raised in Holly Springs, Miss. and is a graduate of Yale University.

Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for non-members. For more information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8547 or visit www.fau.edu/llsjupiter.

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