College of arts and sciences to host NOCMES speaker Michael Hudson

Blair Donald

The College of Arts & Sciences is sponsoring an informal roundtable conversation about the Arab Spring with Professor Emeritus Michael Hudson. The event is free and will take place on Tuesday, January 21 at 4p.m. in the Student Center in room 316.

The college aims to provide students with a unique opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with a leading researcher of Arab Politics said Joshua Stacher, who is an assistant professor of political science at Kent State and who will moderate the conversation.

Michael Hudson is the director of the Middle East Institute and a professor of political science at the National University of Singapore. He is also Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University, where he served as Director of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.

He has edited and contributed to numerous books, including “Middle East Dilemma: The Politics and Economics of Arab Integration”, “The Palestinians: New Directions” and “Alternative Approaches to the Arab-Israeli Conflict”. Hudson was awarded the 2011 Jere L. Bacharach Service Award from the Middle East Studies Association (MESA).

The NOCMES speaker series will continue through the spring semester.

Contact Blair Donald at [email protected].