Date(s) - 02/20/2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Point Loma University - Crill Auditorium

3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The City Club of San Diego, in Partnership with Point Loma Nazarene University & The Writers Symposium By-The-Sea, Proudly Present:

J. DIONNE – Washington Post Columnist, Brookings Institution Fellow & Distinguished Author

IN CONVERSATION WITH DEAN NELSON – Chair, Journalism Department, Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU)

5:00 PM – On Campus in Crill Auditorium at PLNU

3900 Lomaland Drive (off Catalina Blvd, proceed to the Security Kiosk at PLNU’s entrance)


E. J. Dionne – Biographical Brief

E .J. Dionne writes about politics in a twice-weekly column for the Washington Post, and is a government professor at Georgetown University, a visiting professor at Harvard University, a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. He is a frequent commentator on politics for National Public Radio.

Before joining The Post in 1990 as a political reporter, Dionne spent 14 years at The New York Times, where he covered politics and reported from Albany, Washington, Paris, Rome and Beirut. His coverage of the Vatican was described by the Los Angeles Times as the best in two decades. In 2014-2015, Dionne was the vice president of the American Political Science Association.

He is the author of seven books, including One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported (co-authored with Norman J. Ornstein and Thomas E. Mann, 2017). He also wrote Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith & Politics After the Religious Right; and Why Americans Hate Politics.

He holds a Ph.D. from Oxford University and a B.A. from Harvard.