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Edward Said Lecture Series: Islam, the Middle East and US Foreign Policy, with Dr. Peter Bechtold
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 4:00pm to Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 6:00pm

WHERE:  PSU Urban Center, room 710

Peter Bechtold was visiting professor of government at the College of William and Mary in 2006-07, and was chairman of Near East North Africa Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State, from 1976 to 2005.  He has taught graduate level courses and seminars throughout the United States and has done field research in 25 Middle Eastern countries. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Princeton University, and his B.A. from Portland State.

The Edward Said Lecture Series is sponsored by The Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies, a network of scholars from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, international studies and religious studies.  See