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Sullivan to Speak on Global War on Terrorism

November 3, 2005

DELAWARE, OHIO - Paul Sullivan, a professor of economics at the National Defense University, will speak for the Sagan National Colloquium on November 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center's Benes Room (40 Rowland Avenue). His discussion, "Strategies for Leaves, and Strategies for Roots: How the Global War of Terrorism Missed a Lot," is the last lecture in the Colloquium series, whose theme this year is "The United States and the Islamic World: Challenges and Prospects."

Sullivan, who also serves on the Energy Industry Study along with the North Africa and Levant Regional Security Study, received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. A Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, Sullivan will discuss terrorism and its global impact.

From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Sullivan taught and researched at the American University in Cairo. His research interests include the politics and economics of post-Saddam Iraq, the economics of energy and development in the Arab world, U.S.-Arab relations and U.S.-Islamic relations. He has been an active member of working groups such as "New Marshall Plan for Energy and Water in Developing Countries (Atlantic Council), and Columbia Universities' Gulf 2000 Network. He has publications on the economics of war and peace and the political economy of oil and gas both globally and especially in the Middle East.

The Sagan National Colloquium is in its 20th year at Ohio Wesleyan. All lectures are free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please visit http://snc.owu.edu or call 740-368-3995.