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  • Tue

    Great Decisions 2023 | Iran and the Gulf States: Iran’s status in the world

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PMVirtual via Zoom

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    Dr. Pierre M. Atlas is a Senior Lecturer at the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in their Public Affairs and Criminal Justice programs. He is also a faculty affiliate at the Center for the Study of the Middle East at Indiana University Bloomington and writes a monthly opinion column for the Indianapolis Business Journal.

    Prior to joining O’Neill, Dr. Atlas was a Professor of Political Science at Marian University and for 17 years served as the Founding Director of The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies which included an interdisciplinary program in global studies and an annual speaker series.

    He obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University and holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Political Science from the University of Arizona and the University of Toronto, respectively. A comparative political scientist by training, Dr. Atlas devoted much of his academic career to studying and writing about Middle East politics and US foreign policy in the Middle East.