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Noted Terrorism Expert and CMSV Faculty Member Delivers Lecture on Counterterrorism


Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent presents the lecture, “Resolving Legal, Ethical and Moral Conflicts in Counterterrorism,” from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011 in the Science Building, Room 101 on its Riverdale campus. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be given by distinguished history professor and noted terrorism expert Dr. Joseph Skelly. The lecture is part of the spring lineup of cultural events presented by the College’s Center for International Studies.

Dr. Skelly is the author and editor of several books, including Political Islam From Muhammad to Ahmadinejad (2010). His articles are widely published in such publications as the Washington Times, and he frequently contributes to the online edition of the National Review. Dr. Skelly was awarded the Bronze Star for his “exceptionally meritorious service” in Iraq. He served as a Foundation for Defense of Democracies fellow, and participated in an intensive anti-terrorism program for a highly-selective group of academics in 2003-2004.

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