Panel of Hamilton College Faculty Experts to Discuss Situation in Syria

By Cindy McNicholl

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

September 10, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Location: Room 127 (Red Pit) in the Kirner-Johnson Building at Hamilton College

Event Description

“What’s Going on in Syria” with Hamilton College faculty experts.

Edward Walker, Jr. is a 1962 Hamilton graduate and former U.S. ambassador to Israel, the Arab Republic of Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates. He is currently the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory at Hamilton and is former president of the Middle East Institute, a Washington-based think tank on Middle East Policy. Before assuming the presidency of the Middle East Institute, Walker worked with Colin Powell in the Bush administration as assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs, a position he had previously held under Madeleine Albright during the second Clinton administration.

Shoshana Keller, professor of history, teaches courses in Middle Eastern and Central Asian history as well as Russian history from the Vikings to Putin.

Mireille Koukjian, visiting instructor of critical languages, is an instructor in Arabic in the Critical Languages Program.
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