University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Cyber Star Wars

Three experienced investigators — Malcolm Nance, Tim Alberta and Ian Haney Lopez -- will explore why and how longtime adversaries Russia and China are attacking the U.S. from cyberspace.

Tim Alberta

A masterwork of political reporting, long-established journalist Tim Alberta's "American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump" is an essential read. lAlberta, with 10 years of experience covering Congress, imparts a nuanced, detailed picture of how Donald Trump triumphed in 2016, leaving readers to ponder what that victory means for a polarized electorate in 2020....


Ian Haney López

Ian Haney López teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the nation’s leading thinkers on how racism has evolved since the civil rights era, his research examines the connection between racial divisions and growing wealth inequality in the United States....

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Malcolm Nance

Malcolm Nance is an Arabic-speaking former naval counter-terrorism and intelligence officer specializing in the Middle East, a combat veteran, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) expert, historian and author....

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