Emerging Threats Roundtable
The UT Department of Political Science and the Howard H. Baker Jr Center for Public Policy will be sponsoring the annual meeting of the Peace Science Society (International) October 24-26 at the Hilton downtown.
The conference will bring scholars from all over the world to Knoxville to discuss research relating to the causes and consequences of violent political conflict.
On Thursday, October 24th, a roundtable discussion will be held at the Baker Center from 6:00-7:30 pm on emerging security threats to the US and global community. This event will be free and open to the public.
Scholars and topics include:
- Professor David Brule (Purdue University) - The implications of U.S. military interventions
- Professor Susan Allen (University of Mississippi) - The security implications of underdevelopment and inequality
- Professor Victor Asal (SUNY Albany) - The challenges of terrorist violence
- Professor Matthew Fuhrmann (Texas A&M) - The threat posed by nuclear proliferation
- Professor Krista Wiegand (Georgia Southern) - How territorial conflicts affect U.S. foreign policy
- Professor Sara Mitchell (University of Iowa) - The security challenges of environmental degradation