上海美国中心嘉宾讲座系列旨在带大家走近美国社会的方方面面。本次讲座中，特邀嘉宾 Thomas Bruce将分享他在美国国会工作多年的亲身经历。Bruce在华盛顿工作了30年，曾在众议院外交事务委员会、美洲国家组织对外关系办公室任职，在 The Monitor Channel 主持一档周播的电视节目。讲座后设有问答环节，Bruce将就相关话题回答观众的提问。
Come to the Shanghai American Center to learn more about the U.S. Congress and hear first-hand stories from Capitol Hill! Guest Speaker Thomas Bruce will give a talk about his 30-year career in Washington, which include serving on the staff of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, working at the Organization of American States as Director of the Office of External Relations, and anchoring a weekly national television show on The Monitor Channel. A Q&A session will follow the talk to give the audience opportunities to engage with the speaker and learn more about this topic.
嘉宾介绍 About the Speaker
Thomas Bruce 目前在上海纽约大学担任高级顾问。他担任过大学领导、国会助理、国际公务员、主持人以及公共事务顾问。他曾任职康奈尔大学大学传播副校长10年之久，担任过达特茅斯大学公共事务副校长，在华盛顿有过长达30年的工作经验：曾供职于美国众议院外交事务委员会，担任过美洲国家组织对外关系办公室主任。作为公共事务顾问，Bruce为美国公司管理在欧洲和拉丁美洲的传播项目，为拉丁美洲政府就与美国政府关系提供咨询。他策划、运营过一次为期两年的全美宣传推广活动，在展开长期谈判之前，将法国香槟区成功推向全美市场。Bruce 曾在The Monitor Channel上创建并主持了一档关于全国公共事务的电视节目。
Thomas Bruce is currently serving as the senior counselor at NYU Shanghai. He brings a wide range of experiences as a senior university leader, congressional aide, international civil servant, anchorman, and a public affairs consultant. Prior to becoming vice president for University Communications at Cornell University for a decade and a stint as Dartmouth’s senior vice president for Public Affairs, Bruce led a successful 30-year career in Washington serving on the staff of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, working at the Organization of American States as Director of the Office of External Relations. As a public affairs consultant, Bruce managed communications projects for American companies in Europe and Latin America, advised Latin American governments in Washington, and for two years set up and ran a successful national campaign to position France's Champagne district favorably throughout the United States ahead of long term negotiations. Bruce created and moderated for two years a national public affairs television show on the Monitor Channel.
This talk will be in English only with no Chinese interpretation. Please bring your photo ID to enter the Shanghai American Center.