Philosophical Forum: “Corruption: A Threat to Democracy Everywhere” by Sarah Chayes

Frostburg State University’s Philosophical Forum: Corruption and Its Implications

As a part of FSU’s Spring 2018 Philosophical Forum, author Sarah Chayes will present “Corruption: A Threat to Democracy Everywhere.” This presentation will be Tuesday, March 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in the Cordts Physical Education Center.

Chayes is the senior fellow in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the author of “Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security.” Her work explores how severe corruption can help prompt such crises as terrorism, revolutions and their violent aftermaths, and environmental degradation.

The event is co-sponsored by FSU’s departments of Geography, History and Political Science and the International Studies Program.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Mathias, chair of the FSU Department of Philosophy, at 301-687-3094 or

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

PE Center Hall of Fame Room

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