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Alumnus to share his view on tax reform

March  07, 2013

Dr. Ike Brannon, an Augustana alumnus, will present a lecture, "How tax reform would benefit the Quad Cities," at 4:30 p.m.  March 12 in the board room at the Augustana College Center (3750 7th Ave.). This free public lecture is sponsored by Augustana's Department of Political Science. 

Dr. Brannon is senior fellow and director of research at R Street, a think tank in Washington, D.C. He is a director of the consulting firm Capital Policy Analytics and the head of the Savings and Retirement Forum. Dr. Brannon served for nearly a decade in government and was a senior advisor to John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. He currently is affiliated with the George W. Bush Institute.

He earned a bachelor's degree in math, Spanish and economics from Augustana in 1987, and he holds a doctorate in economics from Indiana University.

Keri Rursch
Director of Public Relations
(309) 794-7721
kerirursch@augustana.edu