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Barbara Tewksbury
Tewksbury Publishes Article in Geology

An article by Professor of Geosciences and Upson Chair of Public Discourse Barbara Tewksbury was published in the Geological Society of America’s journal, Geology. Titled “Polygonal faults in chalk: Insights from extensive exposures of the Khoman Formation, Western Desert, Egypt,” the article appeared online on April 15 and will be included in the June print edition.  More ...

Edward S. Walker '62
The Christian Science Monitor Quotes Walker on Egypt

On the eve of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s meeting with Egypt’s first freely-elected president this weekend, Edward “Ned” Walker ’62, the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory and former ambassador to Egypt and Israel, spoke with a reporter from The Christian Science Monitor. The resulting article, “Hillary Clinton to meet Egypt’s new president: what is at stake” published on July 14, quoted Walker extensively.  More ...

Edward Walker '62
CNN and The New York Times Feature Walker on Egyptian Politics

Edward “Ned” Walker ’62, the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory and former ambassador to Egypt and Israel, discussed the election of the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi as Egypt’s next president with host Candy Crowley on the June 24 broadcast of CNN’s State of the Union. The New York Times in a June 25 article titled “Egypt Results Leave White House Relieved but Watchful” included one of Walker’s comments from the CNN interview.  More ...

Stephen Buckley and Joann Fletcher
Egyptian Female Pharoahs Rule

Nefertiti. Cleopatra. They are striking figures not only for their political accomplishments, but also for their status as powerful women in a male-dominated world. According to award-winning Egyptologist Joann Fletcher, however, women in ancient Egypt “enjoyed levels of freedom totally unknown in the ancient world”- including the freedom to rule as pharaoh. Fletcher and colleague Stephen Buckley, an archaeological chemist, elaborated on the role of women rulers in ancient Egypt in their March 29 Winslow Lecture, “Egypt’s Female Pharaohs.” The lecture was sponsored by the Classics Department.  More ...

Stephen Buckley and Joann Fletcher
Female Egyptian Pharaohs are Topic of Archaeologists' Lecture

Joann Fletcher and Stephen Buckley, research fellows at the University of York, will present the Winslow Lecture at Hamilton College on Thursday, March 29, at 4:10 p.m., in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium. They will discuss the cultural significance and influences of the lesser-known female pharaohs in ancient Egypt. The lecture is sponsored by the Classics Department and is free and open to the public.   More ...

Edward Walker '62
Walker '62 Quoted in Newsweek

 “When you are totally dependent on local intelligence organizations, you tend to protect them,” said Ned Walker, the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory and former ambassador to Egypt and Israel. Walker was quoted in a June 12 Newsweek  article titled “Intelligence Test” that also appeared on The Daily Beast website. The article detailed the challenges currently being experienced by U.S. intelligence networks due to the upheaval in the Middle East.  More ...

Ned Walker '62 and his Tools of Diplomacy class.
Walker '62 Shares The Tools of Diplomacy With Government Class

Walter L. Cronkite IV ’11 is among students in a government class being taught this semester at Hamilton by Edward S. Walker Jr. ’62, the former United States Ambassador to Egypt, Israel, and the UAE. Here he describes how Walker has used the current crisis in Egypt to teach the class about diplomacy.

 

Participating in an intimate, upper-level seminar about diplomacy taught by a renowned and accomplished ambassador has been a once in a lifetime opportunity for 22 students in Edward S. Walker Jr.’s ’62 government class. It has been especially fortuitous that this Egyptian crisis, which might turn out to change the entire face of the Middle-East, occurred while we are under his tutelage.  More ...

Ambassador Walker '62 (center) on CNN with Candy Crowley and Ambassador Negroponte
CNN Will Feature Walker Again on Sunday

CNN’s State of the Union program will again feature Ambassador Edward Walker ’62, the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory, on Sunday, Feb. 13, for the third consecutive week for a discussion of the situation in Egypt with CNN’s Candy Crowley and former U.N. Ambassador John Negroponte. Richard Bernstein ’80, Richard Bernstein, CEO and chief investment officer of Richard Bernstein Advisors, interviewed Walker on Friday, February 11, and Walker will also be interviewed on Friday, Feb. 11, by Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s Hardball at 7 p.m.  More ...

Edward S. Walker, Jr. '62
Many Major News Outlets Interview Walker '62 on Egypt

Edward S. Walker Jr. '62, former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory, has spent many hours in the last few days with the national and international media sharing his insights on the continuing protests in Egypt. Beginning with an interview on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition on Jan. 28, Walker has spoken with print, radio and TV reporters on the situation.  More ...

Edward Walker '62
NPR Interviews Walker on Egyptian Political Crisis

Edward S. Walker, Jr., '62 former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Israel and the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory, was interviewed this morning on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. Walker spoke with host Steve Inskeep about the violent clashes in Egypt and the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's authority.  More ...

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