A conversation with MP Liz Cheney will take place on October 3

Liz Cheney

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs welcomes Congresswoman Liz Cheney to campus on Monday, October 3, for a conversation with Syracuse University faculty, staff, and students. As Wyoming’s only member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Cheney serves on the House Armed Services Committee and is vice-chairman of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. United.

This is a ticketed event for the Syracuse University community: faculty, staff, and students. To register for this event, complete the event form.

Real-Time Communication Access Translation (CART) will be provided. Contact Bethany Walawender, [email protected] or 315.443.3461, in the Dean’s office at Maxwell for more information or additional accommodations. A link to the livestream will be available closer to the event on the Maxwell website.

Press must register in advance to attend in person. Please contact Ellen Mbuqe at [email protected] to register for a press pass.

Congresswoman Cheney was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2016 as the sole representative from Wyoming, operating on a platform of restoring America’s strength and power in the world, and pursuing conservative solutions to create jobs, reduce taxes and regulation, and expand America’s energy, mining, and agricultural industries.

Currently, Cheney sits on the House Armed Services Committee and is vice-chairman of the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol. From 2019 to 2021, Cheney served as Speaker of the House Republican Conference, the third Republican in the House of Representatives.

Prior to his election to Congress, Cheney served in the State Department as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Principal Assistant Assistant Secretary of State for the Middle East. She also practiced law at White & Case and the International Finance Corporation.

A specialist in national security and foreign policy, she has also been an analyst at Fox News and is the co-author, with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, of “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America”. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Wyoming. Liz and her husband Phil Perry have five children and live in Wilson, Wyoming.

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