VISITING LECTURER TO DISCUSS FUTURE USES OF TERRORISM AND CAREERS IN DEFENSE, INTELLIGENCE, AND SECURITY SECTORS

October 3, 2006

HARRISONBURG—Dr. C. Dale Walton of the Missouri State University Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies will give the third presentation in the 2006-2007 Guardian Lecture Series sponsored by the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University on Monday, October 9, 2006, at 5:30 p.m. in Blackwell Auditorium (Moody Hall 22).

Dr. Walton will speak on “Not Just Islamism: Universal Ideologies and the Future Uses of Terrorism.” After his formal presentation, Dr. Walton will also discuss careers in the defense, intelligence, and security sectors with students. The event is free and open to the public. It qualifies as a Wellness Passport event for JMU students.

Dr. Walton is the author of two books, The Myth of Inevitable U.S. Defeat in Vietnam and The Geopolitics of Great Power Politics in the Twenty-First Century, as well as a number of scholarly articles. He is also the managing editor of Comparative Strategy, a refereed journal which recently marked its twenty-fifth anniversary as one of the leading international publications dedicated to providing a contextual framework for considering critical security issues.