February 3, 2006
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Nicolas de Boisgrollier, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution Center on the U.S. and Europe, will give a lecture titled “Does Europe Have Anything To Offer The World?” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, in the Cole Assembly Room (Red Room) in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Department of Political Science at Amherst College, de Boisgrollier’s talk is free and open to the public.

de Boisgrollier is a graduate of the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po),
and has an M.A. degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and an M.B.A from the London Business School. He has taught at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris, the Center on the United States at IFRI (Institut Français des Relations Internationales) and as a Levy-Despas Fellow at Amherst College. He has also been a managing partner at Ruolz & Cie, director at Volubilis PLC, risk analyst at HSBC and banker at Banque Natexis.

de Boisgrollier has published widely on France, French foreign and defense policies, transatlantic relations, U.S. homeland security, U.S. foreign and national security policies, business and international relations.