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Harvard University's Walt Discusses 'American Primacy' for Lyman Lecture


April 7, 2004

DELAWARE, OHIO -- Dr. Stephen Walt of Harvard University will speak at Ohio Wesleyan University on April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benes Room of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center.

Walt will speak on "The Global Response to American Primacy." His talk is the inaugural lecture in The Corinne Lyman Endowment Fund for International Studies.

Walt is currently the Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He was previously professor of political science at the University of Chicago, where also served as master of the social science collegiate division and deputy dean of social sciences.

Walt received his bachelor's degree in international relations from Stanford University and his master's and doctoral degrees in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Origins of Alliances, which received the 1988 Edgar S. Furniss National Security Book Award. Walt is also the author of Revolution and War, and numerous articles on international politics and foreign policy.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call the OWU Department of Politics and Government at 740-368-3906.