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Science & Society's Distinguished Speaker Series: Life as a Scientist in Congress

November 05, 2015 • 5:00 PM • Law School 3037
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Join us as Congressman Bill Foster, a physicist turned politician, discusses how he applies the rigors of science to engage American politics - and why we need more scientists in government. Congressman Bill Foster represents the 11th Congressional District of Illinois. He is the co-founder of the Inventions Caucus, a participant in the Congressional Oversight of the proposed Iranian nuclear deal, member of the Financial Services Committee, and a member of the House Committee on Science and Space Technology. A reception will follow. Co-sponsored by the Duke Initiative for Science & Policy and the Health Law Society. For more information, please contact Colleen Higgins at (919) 668-0790, colleen.higgins@duke.edu or Betty Irvin at (919) 613-8523, betty.irvin@law.duke.edu.