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International Relations, Security Specialist Andrew Cottey to Speak at OWU

November 6, 2006

Dr. Andrew Cottey, Senior Lecturer and Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Integration in the Department of Government, University College Cork, will present a lecture at Ohio Wesleyan University on Tuesday, November 14.

Entitled “The End of Humanitarian Intervention: Norms and International Politics After 9/11,” the lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Benes Room.

A specialist in international relations, security and European politics, Cottey is author or editor of numerous publications including “Reshaping Defense Diplomacy: New Roles for Military Cooperation and Assistance,” (with Anthony Forster; Oxford, 2004); “Soldiers and Societies in Postcommunist Europe: Legitimacy and Change,” (with Anthony Forster and Timothy Edmunds; Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), to mention just two.

Cottey has been a Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a Visiting Researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), and a NATO Research Fellow. He also is a member of the governing council of the British American Security Information Council (BASIC). Cottey will visit two classes while at OWU and have lunch with student board members of the International Studies Program.

The lecture is sponsored by OWU’s International Studies Program.