The former vice chair of the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 will soon have a local connection. The Center for Politics at the University of Virginia has hired former Representative Liz Cheney to serve as a Professor of Practice for a one-year appointment.
“I am delighted to be joining the UVA Center for Politics as a Professor of Practice,” Cheney said in a statement. “Preserving our constitutional republic is the most important work of our time, and our nation’s young people will play a crucial role in this effort.”
Cheney represented Wyoming from 2017 to 2023 before losing a Republican primary last year. She graduated from McLean High School in northern Virginia, has a bachelor of arts degree from Colorado College, and has a law degree from the Chicago Law School. In the position she will be a guest lecturer and participate in University and community events.
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