Please join us for "Spring Forward, Fall Back: The Arab Spring and Politics in the Middle East," presented by UNCW Poli Sci Days Keynote Speaker, Dr. Curtis Ryan. Attendance is Free and will be held on the UNCW Campus in Warwick BR 1. Email Donno Treolo for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keynote Speaker's Bio: Dr. Curtis R. Ryan is Professor of Political Science at Appalachian State University. Dr. Ryan specializes in international and Middle East politics, with particular interests in inter-Arab relations, Islam and politics, alliances, democratization, security, and international terrorism. He has published extensively on Jordanian politics, including two books and more than 20 journal articles and book chapters.
Dr. Ryan previously taught for Mary Washington College, Old Dominion University, and the United States Naval War College. He holds a B.A. from Drew University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1992 and 1993, Dr. Ryan served as a Fulbright Scholar and guest researcher at the Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan. He was also twice named a Peace Scholar by the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.