Political Science Department to Present 'People Speak'

October 27, 2006

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MACON — Mercer University Political Science professor Gregory Domin will present a program about the foreign policy of the Bush Administration as part of  a United Nations series, "The People Speak," at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Neva Fickling Recital Hall in the McCorkle Music Building.
 
The Mercer Political Science Department and The People Speak, an initiative of the United Nations Foundation, are cosponsoring the event. The lecture is free and open to the public.
 
Domin, whose work focuses on American politics and history, as well as international relations, will present a critique entitled "With All Due Respect Mr. President, Mission Not Accomplished: Acting Unilaterally in a Multilateral World." He has recently had several articles about the Bush Presidency published in academic journals.
 
The author of a Jimmy Carter, Public Opinion and the Search for Values, (Mercer University Press, 2003), as well as a coauthor for Introduction to American Government (Horizon Textbook Publishing, 2005), Domin has conducted research into a number of areas of American politics. An associate professor of political science at Mercer since 1999, Domin earned his Ph.D. in political science from Northern Arizona University and a master's degree from East Stroudsburg University.
 
About People Speak:
The People Speak engages people of all ages and backgrounds in thoughtful discussions about the value of international cooperation for the United States and the world. From September 1 to November 30 each year, TPS partners organize thousands of events around the U.S. and the world to explore emerging global challenges and opportunities.
 
TPS started in 2003 as an initiative of the United Nations Foundation, the Open Society Institute and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. During the first year, over 3,500 events were organized in all 50 states. Since that time, there have been over 20,000 events in the U.S. and over 50 countries.
 
About Mercer University:
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University has 7,300 students; 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies; major campuses in Macon and Atlanta; four regional academic centers across the state; a university press; teaching hospitals in Macon and Savannah; an educational partnership with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta; an engineering research center in Warner Robins; a performing arts center in Macon; and a NCAA Division I athletic program. For more information, visit
www.mercer.edu.

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