Roosevelt alumni are invited to attend a talk on the War on Drugs

Roosevelt University’s Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy and the Roosevelt University chapter of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy are hosting Ethan Nadelmann, founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance. Nadelmann will be giving a talk on America’s “War on Drugs,” asking questions about its effectiveness and its repercussions.

Nadelmann, a New York native, received his BA, JD and PhD from Harvard and a MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics. He’s the author of Cops Across Borders and co-authored Policing the Globe with Peter Andreas;  he has also been published in various journals including the National Review. Nadelmann has earned a reputation as a leading advocate for drug policy reform.

He will be speaking at Roosevelt University on February 7th, 2012, from 4:30 to 6:00pm. The talk will be held in Congress Lounge, 2nd floor in the Auditorium Building. To RSVP for this event, please email

Roosevelt University is encouraging alumni and their friends to attend the event.


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