05
April
2006
|
18:00 PM
America/New_York

Iranian professor to discuss his country's nuclear crisis

The controversy surrounding Iran's nuclear capability will be the subject of a talk by a faculty member of Iran's national university on Monday, April 10, at The Ohio State University's Mershon Center for International Security Studies.

Mahmood Sariolghalam, associate professor of international relations at the National University of Iran in Tehran, will speak on "Iran and the Nuclear Crisis: Domestic Dynamics and Foreign Policy Changes." A visiting scholar of international relations at Ohio State in 1997, Sariolghalam lectures, researches and writes on the Third World political economy, international relations theory and international politics of the Middle East.

Born in Iran, Sariolghalam received his B.A. degree in political science and management from California State University-Northridge and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in international relations from the University of Southern California.

The event is sponsored by the Mershon Center, which focuses on the interdisciplinary study of international security.

WHAT:Mahmood Sariolghalam, associate professor of international relations at National University of Iran in Tehran, will speak on "Iran and the Nuclear Crisis: Domestic Dynamics and Foreign Policy Challenges."

WHEN:3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2006

WHERE:Room 120, Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Ave.

WHY:Sariolghalam will speak on a current topic of national concern – Iran's nuclear capability.