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France, Europe, and the U.S. to be Discussed by Ronald Tiersky


March 29, 2005

DELAWARE, OHIO -- Ronald Tiersky will present "France, Europe and the U.S." in the Benes Rooms of Ohio Wesleyan University's Hamilton-Williams Campus Center on March 31 at 7:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.
 
Tiersky is the Eastman Professor of Political Science at Amherst College. Previously, he was Director of the Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna Center and has served as a State and Defense Department consultant.
 
Tiersky is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, the Foreign Policy Association and the Societe des amis de Raymond Aron. He is the editor of the Europe Today series of textbooks and monographs with Rowman & Littlefield Publications. Tiersky has written and taught in several fields: contemporary Europe, French domestic and foreign policy; the history, present and future of European integration; Europe's role in the World Order; European-American Relations; and war and peace. He is the author of numerous books including, among others, Francois Mitterrand: A Very French President and Europe Today, second edition. Tiersky's articles have appeared in publications such as Foreign Affairs, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Le Monde, Liberation, The International Herald Tribune and The Wall Street Journal-Europe.
 
Tiersky received his Ph.D. at Columbia University in 1973 and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Ecole pratique des hautes etudes in Paris. His languages are French, German and Italian.
 
"France, Europe and the U.S." is sponsored by the OWU International Studies Program. For details, please call Sean Kay, OWU Associate Professor of Politics and Government, at (740)-368-3866.