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Shoshana Keller
Keller Presents "Muslim Journeys"

Professor of History Shoshana Keller is presenting a series of book discussions at the Utica Public Library from Sept. 25 to Nov. 20 as part of the Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a series made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association.  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 ...

Middle East and Islamic Studies Program Approved

Concurrent with the Middle East’s growing role in international politics, student interest in that part of the world has been expanding. In response to both, the faculty approved an interdisciplinary program and minor in Middle East and Islamic World Studies at its May 1 meeting.  More ...

Ryan Karerat '12
Political Upheaval in the Middle East

Recent turmoil and political upheaval in the Middle East have dominated the global news lately, with documentations of unrest in more than a dozen already unsteady nations. Ryan Karerat ’12, an Emerson grant recipient, is spending the summer with Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Affairs Alan Cafruny researching the current state of U.S. foreign affairs in the Middle East.  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 ...

Andrew Metz '91
CBS 60 Minutes Producer Metz '91 Speaks on Middle East
“I don’t feel worthy of speaking to an economics class. I was a history major,” began CBS 60 Minutes producer and Hamilton alumnus Andrew Metz ’91. Formerly a reporter with Newsday covering the Middle East, Metz shared his experiences and observations on the region in Professor of Economics Erol Balkan’s Political Economics of the Middle East class on Tuesday, May 5. More ...
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