China Seminar | 13 April 1995

Telling the U.S. Story in China

Lawrence Daks Lawrence Daks

Please join us for a talk on the role that public diplomacy plays in shaping immediate and long-term relations between the United States and China. The speaker Larry Daks, a native of Chicago, studied, political science and economics at the University of Illinois and law at Northwestern University (B.S. in law and J.D.). He has served many years in Asia as a foreign service officer, with his most recent post in Asia as deputy director of the United States Information Service in China. He has also served in Laos, Thailand, and Taiwan. In addition to various assignments in Washington, he was a member of President Reagan’s advance team to China, deputy director of the Board of Examiners for the Department of State. Currently he is in Honolulu as a diplomat in residence at the East-West Center and acting coordinator for the Jefferson Fellowships.