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Dr. Jorge NefDr. Jorge Nef to address Argentinean Economic Crisis - March 19

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) -Professor Jorge Nef, Ph.D. from the University of Guelph in Canada will speak on "The Argentinean Crisis and the Political Economy of the Southern Cone" on Tuesday, March 19 at 4:15 p.m. at Moravian College in Prosser Auditorium.

Nef is Professor of Political Studies and International Development. He has also been a visiting professor in many Canadian and foreign universities. Nef is a past President of the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies as well as former Editor of the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. He is a Fellow of the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean and the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University.

Nef has written numerous books, journal articles, and book chapters, dealing with development issues, food security, terrorism, ethics and technology, comparative public administration, authoritarian regimes, social theory, international relations and Latin American politics. His most recent research has focused on issues of governability, social policy, conflict resolution, and human security in the context of global relations.

Awards Nef has received include the Distinguished Professor Teaching Award, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph Faculty Association (1987-88 and 1997-98), and the Ontario Confederation of Faculty Associations Lifetime Teaching Award: "Outstanding Contribution to University Teaching" (1997-98).

The lecture is open to the public and admission is free. This event is sponsored by the International Club, the Business and Economics Club, the Foreign Languages Department, and the Political Science Department. For additional information, call 610-861-1491.