02.03.2012

Nowacki to address Jordanian society

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Dawn Nowacki, Linfield College professor of political science, will discuss the current politics, gender relations and unrest of Jordanian society during an upcoming lecture at Linfield.

?Meetings with Remarkable Jordanians: Politics, Gender and Society in the Middle East? will be presented Tuesday, March 13, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall, at Linfield.

Nowacki will discuss political reform, Arab uprising, possible civil war in Syria, as well as the political unrest between Israel and the Palestinians. She will discuss gender relations and the position of women in Jordan society. The lecture will also include reformist monarchy, corruption and the economic development of Jordan.

Nowacki, who serves as chair of the political science department, studies women and politics in comparative perspective. She holds a bachelor?s degree in Russian area studies and a master?s degree in communications from the University of Washington. She earned her Ph.D. in political science from Emory University.

This event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the International Programs Office. For more information, contact Michele Tomseth, assistant director of international programs, at 503-883-2409 or mtomseth@linfield.edu.

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Source: http://www.linfield.edu/linfield-news/nowacki-to-address-jordanian-society/

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