Oct. 21: NPR correspondent featured speaker


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10:10 a.m., Oct. 15, 2010----National Public Radio correspondent Jason Beaubien will discuss “A Journalist's Reflections on Global Citizenship” as part of the Imagining Global Citizenship speaker series at 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, in Room 103 of Gore Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

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Beaubien is NPR's Mexico City correspondent. In his current job, he covers Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.

Beaubien joined NPR's foreign desk in 2002 after volunteering to cover a coup attempt in the Ivory Coast. Over the next four years, Beaubien worked throughout sub-Saharan Africa, visiting 27 countries on the continent.

In 2006, Beaubien was awarded a Knight-Wallace fellowship at the University of Michigan to study the relationship between the developed and the developing world.

Beaubien currently lives in Mexico City with his family. From Mexico City he has filed stories on politics in Cuba, hurricanes in Haiti, the FMLN victory in El Salvador, the world's richest man and Mexico's brutal drug war.