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Gilpin Discusses 'Global Age' Political Issues for Eddy Lecture

February 21, 2002

[ Robert Gilpin Photo ] DELAWARE, OHIO -- "Politics, Economics and Security in a Global Age" will be the topic of the John Kennard Eddy Memorial Lecture on World Politics at Ohio Wesleyan University this year. The lecture will be presented by Dr. Robert Gilpin, Eisenhower Professor of Politics and International Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Gilpin's presentation will be on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benes Room of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center.

Gilpin has been a member of the faculty of Princeton since 1962. He also has been a congressional fellow of the American Political Science Association, a Guggenheim fellow, vice president of the American Political Science Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and twice a Rockefeller fellow, among other fellowships. Gilpin is the author of numerous books in the field of international relations, including Global Political Economy: The Challenge of Global Capitalism; American Scientists and Nuclear Weapons Policy; France in the Age of the Scientific State; U.S. Power and the Multinational Corporation; War and Change in World Politics; and The Political Economy of International Relations.

The John Kennard Eddy Memorial Lecture, in its 13th year, is in honor of John Kennard "Jeff" Eddy, an Ohio Wesleyan student who was killed in a car crash in 1988, along with two other Ohio Wesleyan students, William Frederick Kroener IV and James William Riesz. The lecture was established by contributions from family and friends in memory of John "Jeff" Eddy.

For more information, contact Dr. Sean Kay, assistant professor of politics and government, at 740-368-3866 or sikay@owu.edu.