Thursday 2. October 2008

U.S. presidential elections

The Lunch lecture this Friday at the University Centre of the Westfjords will focus on the subject of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections. Mr. Jon Moody, Regional Security Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavík will talk about the two presidential candidates and the elections in general. The lecture starts at 12.10 and is open to everyone.

Jon Moody of Oklahoma is a career member of the United States Foreign Service at the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik. From 2007 to 2008 he served at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mr. Moody's previous assignments have been Regional Security Officer, U.S. Consulate Lahore, Pakistan (2006-2007), Assistant Regional Security Officer, U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (2004-2006), Diplomatic Security's Criminal Investigative Liaison Branch in Washington, DC (2003-2004). Mr. Moody was sworn as a Special Agent of the Diplomatic Security Service in February 2003. Before joining the Foreign Service, he worked as a security specialist for the Diplomatic Security Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Mr. Moody is a four-time recipient of the Department of State Meritorious Honor Award. He has a Bachelor's Degree in German Area Studies from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.