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U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From Truman to Trump

Lisa Anderson, professor emerita of international relations at Columbia University and former president of American University in Cairo, will speak on the campus of Furman University Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of Trone Student Center.

Her talk, “U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From Truman to Trump,” is free and open to the public and made possible through the Furman Department of Politics and International Affairs and the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program.

A specialist on politics in the Middle East and North Africa, Anderson served as dean of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) from 1996 to 2008, and as the James T. Shotwell Professor of International Relations at Columbia University. She previously served as chair of the university’s political science department and director of the Middle East Institute. Before joining Columbia, she was assistant professor of government and social studies at Harvard University.

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December 6, 2018

7:00PM - 9:00PM

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