Pitt Speaker Series presents Janet Napolitano (Virtual)

When: April 22, 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Janet Napolitano is the final speaker of University of Arizona Law's Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series. 

Join us for a talk with Janet Napolitano moderated by former Tucson mayor Jonathan Rothschild. This is the final event of the Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series, a new series hosted by the Participatory Democracy Initiative at University of Arizona Law.

About Janet Napolitano:

Janet Napolitano is a professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. She served as the 20th president of the University of California, the nation's largest public research university with 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Prior to joining the University of California, Professor Napolitano served as secretary of homeland security from 2009-2013. She is a former two-term governor of Arizona, a former attorney general of Arizona and a former U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona. In 2019, Napolitano published "How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11." Professor Napolitano earned her B.S. degree – summa cum laude – in political science from Santa Clara University and her J.D. from the University of Virginia. She is based in Berkeley, California.

About the Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series:

This is the first year of the Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series, part of the Participatory Democracy Initiative at the University of Arizona. The Participatory Democracy Initiative is an interdisciplinary and community-engaged program of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, the School of Government & Public Policy and the School of Journalism. Stay tuned for announcements on the remaining three very special guest speakers for the spring 2021 season. 

Audience: All
Audience size: Large (101-500)


Campus: Virtual


United States

Contact info & links


Bernadette Wilkinson James E. Rogers College of Law

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Bernadette Wilkinson