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KNOXVILLE — Tammy Taylor, senior policy analyst for the U.S. President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) will visit the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on April 19 to talk about global security.

The event, free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, 1640 Cumberland Ave.

Taylor’s presentation, “Office of Science and Technology Policy: Understanding Nuclear Denotation Response Preparedness,” will discuss how the mission and goals of OSTP are accomplished through interagency coordination.

Taylor coordinates radiological and nuclear-related science and technology interests for the National Security and International Affairs Directorate at OSTP. She also leads the Nuclear Defense Research and Development Research and Development Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council.

The Baker Center, which opened at UT in 2003, develops programs and promotes research to further the public’s knowledge of our system of governance, and to highlight the critical importance of public service, a hallmark of Baker’s career. For more about the Baker Center, see

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Amy Blakely (865-974-5034,