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Guest speaker to discuss nuclear stability in South Asia and the Middle East

Subrata Ghoshroy, a leading expert on non-proliferation, space weaponization and global security, will visit New Mexico State University to discuss the promotion of nuclear stability in South Asia and the Middle East.



Subrata Ghoshroy, a leading expert on non-proliferation, space weaponization and global security. (Submitted photo)

His lecture is scheduled from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Creative Media Institute's Digital Media Theater, Room 171, in Milton Hall on the NMSU campus.

Also on Feb. 1, Ghoshroy will discuss space weaponization and global security at a brown bag luncheon, starting at noon in Breland Hall, Room 333. All faculty and staff are invited.

Ghoshroy directs the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's "Promoting Nuclear Stability in South Asia Project." Before joining MIT, he was a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard, a senior defense analyst at the Government Accountability Office, and a staff member of the House International Relations Committee and House Armed Services Committee.

He is the first speaker in the Nick Franklin Lecture Series that will bring top experts on American foreign policy and the Middle East to NMSU.

Other guest speakers this spring include Fawaz Gerges, who will discuss U.S. strategy in the Middle East on March 8, and Walter A. McDougall, who will discuss religion and American identity on April 26. More details on Gerges and McDougall will be released at a later date.

The Spring 2007 program of the series is sponsored by the NMSU President's Office/International Relations Institute, College of Arts and Sciences, International and Border Programs, Department of Government, and the "Project 1776" Grant Program. All lectures are free and open to the public.