The Notre Dame International Security Program and the Tocqueville Center for Religion and Public Life are proud to present Elder Bruce Porter of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Porter has served the Church as a bishop, branch president, stake president's counselor, and full time missionary. Since being called as a General Authority, he has served in the Europe East Area Presidency, the Slat Lake City Area Presidency, and on the Middle East desk. He is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Correlation Department of the Church.
Prior to his full-time Church service, Elder Porter was serving as a professor of political science at Brigham Young University. He served earlier as executive director of the U.S. Board for International Broadcasting and as research fellow at Harvard University. He has also served as an analyst for the Northrop Corporation and as a staff member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.
Elder Porter's talk is titled "The Latter-day Saints Come Marching In: Mormonism Abroad and At Home in the 21st Century," and will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 4PM-6PM, at DeBartolo Hall, Room 119.