Thomas C. Sorensen Seminar: U.S. Foreign Policy towards the Middle East and World featuring Congressman Brad Ashford

Centennial Room, City Campus Union

Congressman Brad AshfordCongressman Brad Ashford spoke about U.S. foreign policy on Thursday, April 7, 2016. From his position on the House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Ashford discussed, among other issues, the current geopolitical state of the Mideast. The Congressman’s remarks come from first-hand knowledge of the region and face-to-face meetings with leaders of several Mideast countries. Rep. Ashford has visited the area three times since he was sworn into Congress in January 2015.

Congressman Brad Ashford represents Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee as well as the House Agriculture Committee. He previously served in the Nebraska Legislature for 16 years. Congressman Ashford is a graduate of Colgate University and Creighton University School of Law.

Co-sponsors included:

Association of Students of the University of Nebraska
UNL Center for Civic Engagement
UNL College of Arts and Sciences
UNL Department of Political Science


Congressman Brad Ashford with Public Policy Center Staff
Congressman Brad Ashford with Public Policy Center staff.


For more information, please contact Tarik Abdel-Monem at or (402) 472-3147