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Catawba College Professor Speaks at International Conference

April 29, 2008

Category: Faculty, Politics

SilverburgDr. Sanford Silverburg, professor of political science in the Department of History and Politics at Catawba College, recently participated in an internal conference organized by the Middle East Studies Program at Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara, Calif. The conference, held April 18-19, was entitled, "Looking to the Future: New Paradigms and Perspective on the Middle East."

Silverburg joined several other conference participants on a panel, "Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Annapolis and Beyond."

A member of Catawba College's faculty since 1970, Silverburg is a specialist in international relations and international law as well as the government and politics of the Middle East. He has published and lectured internationally, speaking to both academic and community groups, and has broad experience with government and military affairs.