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Distinguished visiting scholar to speak on American unilateralism in foreign affairs

Richard Ned Lebow, the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor of Government at Dartmouth College, will speak from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday, April 21, at New Mexico State University.


nt will be held in the Commons Room of the Conroy Honors Building, on the corner of Espina Street and University Avenue.

Lebow will speak on "Ethics, Interests and Orders: A Critique of American Unilateralism."

Lebow has taught political science and public policy at institutions in Europe and the United States. He was a professor of strategy at both the Naval War College and the National War College and served as a scholar-in-residence at the Central Intelligence Agency during the Carter administration.

He was educated at the University of Chicago, Yale University and the City University of New York, where he received his Ph.D. in 1968. His current research draws upon political science, psychology, classics and history. Lebow's most recent book, "The Tragic Vision of Politics: Ethics, Interests and Orders," will be published this summer by Cambridge University Press.

The event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the departments of government, sociology/anthropology, criminal justice, history, philosophy, journalism, the Honors Program and the College of Arts and Sciences.

For more information, contact Yosef Lapid at (505) 646-1645 or ylapid@nmsu.edu.