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Convocation speaker to look at goals of America's war on terror
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The SUNY Fredonia 2013-2014 Convocation Series will present “America and the War on Terror: Goals, Policies and Consequences,” a lecture by Dr. Baher Ghosheh of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, on Monday, Nov. 4, at 3 p.m. at G103 B/C Williams Center.

Ghosheh will explore factors that complicate the American war on terror, which was launched after terrorists’ attacks that shocked the nation in 2001, and propose how American foreign policy can minimize future terrorist attacks on American citizens and interests.

A native of Jerusalem, Ghosheh has a Ph.D. in Economic Development from SUNY Buffalo and graduate degrees in International Relations/Middle Eastern Studies and Comparative Economic Development. Ghosheh is a professor of Middle Eastern Studies and has taught cultural and economic Geography at Edinboro since 1989. He has lived in seven countries, visited 48 others and has taught in Japan, China, Russia, Italy and Morocco. Ghosheh has written more than 60 articles on the Middle East, Asia and Japan and conducted research in Malaysia and Singapore as a Fulbright scholar.

Ghosheh was named Pennsylvania Geographer of the Year in 1999 and Edinboro’s Educator of the Year in 2009-2010.

The lecture, which is free and open to the puboic, is jointly sponsored by Drs. Guang Yu Tan and Shazad Mohammed of SUNY Fredonia.

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