Media Advisory — Faculty Experts: Hussein Capture

The following Claremont McKenna College faculty members, with weekend contact information, are available to discuss a wide range of issues relating to the capture of Saddam Hussein and continuing developments in Iraq. For additional media assistance or to discuss areas of expertise not mentioned below, please contact Evie Lazzarino at (909) 607-9099 office; (909) 232-2009 mobile, evie.lazzarino@claremontmckenna.edu.

U.S. FOREIGN POLICY TOWARD IRAQ, THE GULF, AND THE MIDDLE EAST

Edward Haley: W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of International Strategic Studies (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University)

–Areas of expertise: U.S. foreign policy toward Iraq, the Gulf, and Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts. He has been an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, served as a foreign affairs assistant in Congress and in the Senate, and has been appointed a Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Haley is the author of numerous books, including Qadaffi and the United States Since 1969, the first by an American author on the subject; and Strategies of Dominance: U.S. Strategies Since the End of the Cold War (in progress).

–Contact: Home (909) 621-3983; Office 909/607-3803; edward.haley@claremontmckenna.edu.

POLITICAL IMPACT

Jack Pitney: Professor of Government (Ph.D., Yale University)

–Areas of expertise: American politics, Bush Administration, California politics, the presidency, United States Congress; author of The Art of Political Warfare.

–Contact: Mobile (909) 323-0239; Office (909) 607-4224; jpitney@claremontmckenna.edu.

IMPACT ON MARKETS AND ECONOMY

Gregory Hess: The Russell S. Bock Professor of Public Economics and Taxation (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University)

–Areas of expertise: international finance, monetary economics, war and economics, war and oil pricing, and the relationship between economics and politics. Member of the Federal Reserve Board Shadow Open Market Committee; former member of the United Kingdom’s Shadow Open Market Committee; textbook author.

–Contact: Mobile (909) 964-1617; Office (909) 607-3686; gregory.hess@claremontmckenna.edu.

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