Keynote Speaker - Shibley Telhami
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 7:00 PM, Dimnent Chapel
Shibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Before teaching at the University of Maryland, he taught at several universities, including Cornell University, the Ohio State University, the University of Southern California, Princeton University, Columbia University, Swarthmore College, and the University of California at Berkeley, where he received his doctorate in political science. He has served on the US Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World, and has also co-drafted several Council on Foreign Relations reports on US public diplomacy, on the Arab-Israeli peace process, and on Persian Gulf security. Selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York with the New York Times as one of the "Great Immigrants" for 2013, he is also a recipient of the University of Maryland's Honors College 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award.