Jeh Charles Johnson is a partner with the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and a member of the board of directors of Lockheed Martin and U.S. Steel. Previously, he served as U.S. secretary of homeland security from 2013 to 2017, general counsel of the Department of Defense from 2009 to 2012, general counsel of the Department of the Air Force from 1998 to 2001, and assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1989 to 1991. Johnson is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He frequently appears as a guest or commentator on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, and other networks, and has lectured or debated at Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, and Yale Universities and all four military service academies. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and Columbia Law School and a recipient of ten honorary degrees and the Ronald Reagan Peace Through Strength Award.
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FeaturedAhead of the annual IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings, please join IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for a discussion of the economic outlook in the post-pandemic world and the actions needed to drive the recovery. Please note that the meeting will begin with a prerecorded address by the IMF Managing Director, followed by live conversation. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics brings the world's foremost economic policymakers and scholars to address members on current topics in international economics and U.S. monetary policy. This meeting series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
Virtual Event with Kristalina Georgieva March 30, 2021 C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics
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