U.S. Policy in the Middle East: Running on empty?
BELFAST - University of Maine professor Seth Singleton will give a presentation on U.S. policy in the Middle East on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Belfast Free Library. His talk, "Running on Empty: U.S. Policy in the Middle East" will touch on U.S. relations in the area in the wake of the recent Presidential election.
Singleton is Libra Professor of International Relations at the University of Maine. He received his B.A. at Harvard, in Russian History and Literature, and his Ph.D. at Yale, in Political Science. He won the American Political Science Association prize for best dissertation in international relations and has held grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Council on Soviet and East European Research, the Fulbright program, and the Open Society Institute. He has lived and worked at universities in Tanzania, Russia, Ecuador, and Vietnam, and consulted in China, Mongolia, and Bolivia. Along with teaching, he has been faculty research associate at Harvard and an academic dean in universities in the U.S. and overseas, Most recently, he served as Associate Provost in charge of curriculum and faculty at the new Tan Tao University in Vietnam.
This presentation is hosted by the Belfast Free Library and offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 26th Annual Camden Conference: The Middle East: What Next?, to be held in Camden on February 22-24, 2013 and featuring Robin Wright as keynote.
For more information on Singleton's presentation, contact the Belfast Free Library at 338-3884. For details on the 2013 Camden Conference, visit the website at camdenconference.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.