WHAT: Dyson College of Arts & Sciences presents an open forum:
A multi-disciplinary perspective for a multi-cultural world
WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 12:20-1:15 p.m.
(Note – connection is unknown at this time to other national peace events
on campuses planned for March 5)
WHERE: Pace University, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville.
Dining Room A
SPECIAL EXPERT EMPHASIS: The United Nations, Middle Eastern History, Economics, Human Rights and Non-Violent Resolutions.
Professor Greg Julian teaches American government and international affairs and is the mentor of the award winning Model U. N. team and the Fulbright Student Scholars Program. He is also active in community politics, serving as New York State Democratic Committeeperson 94 A. D.
Ghassan Karam, adjunct assistant professor of economics, teaches International Economy, Political Economy of the Middle East and Environmental Economics. Professor Karam received his BA in economics at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He is the co-author and data analyst of The Arab Middle East: What’s Next?
Clinical/counseling psychologist and associate professor of psychology, Fran Delahanty is a communication and conflict resolution expert. She is also a certified trainer with the volunteer program Alternatives to Violence.
Reza Afshari, professor of history and human rights, has just published the book, Human Rights in Iran: Islamist Politics and the Abuse of Cultural Relativism, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001. He is also a member of the Middle East Studies Association of America, Committee for Academic Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa.
The forum is an open discussion sponsored by Dyson College of Arts & Sciences departments of Criminal Justice, Sociology, History, Human Services, Economics, Psychology, Political Science and the Model U. N. Team.
Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County, and a Hudson Valley Center located at Stewart Airport in New Windsor. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, Lienhard School of Nursing and Pace Law School. www.pace.edu