Army of experts
Should the United States declare war against Iraq, McGill University has an army of experts who can provide thoughtful insights for the media.
Should the United States declare war against Iraq, McGill University has an army of experts who can provide thoughtful insights for media. Please read on for a who's who:
Political Science Professor mark [dot] brawley [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Mark Brawley) is an expert in major wars, economic politics, international political economy and international relations theory.
Microbiology and Immunology Professor dalius [dot] briedis [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dalius Briedis) is an expert on anthrax and other microbiological agents. Contact: 514-398-3925/4457.
Political Science Professor rex [dot] brynen [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Rex Brynen) is chair of McGill's Middle East Studies Program. He is an expert in peace building, post-conflict reconstruction, authoritarianism, democratisation in the Arab world, intelligence assessment, as well as Middle Eastern politics and security. He is also a former member of the Political and Security Staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Contact: Home: 514-695-4004; Office: 514-398-5075/4800.
jdev [at] generation [dot] net (James Devine), a sessional lecturer in Political Science, specializes in the politics of Iran, the international relations of the Gulf region and Middle East foreign policy. Contact: 514-398-8960/4800.
jdev [at] generation [dot] net (Don Mcgregor), a visiting scholar in Art History and Communications Studies, can comment on U.S. persuasion and propaganda. He is an expert in government communications and politics. Contact: 514-398-4932/6541 or don [dot] mcgregor [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
History Professor desmond [dot] morton [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Desmond Morton) is an expert in Canadian political and military history. He authored A Military History of Canada: From Champlain to Kosovo and can comment on the Canadian military's involvement in the war against Iraq. Contact: 514-398-7095/3975.
Political Science Professor paul [dot] noble [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Paul Noble) is director of the Inter-University Consortium for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies and chair of McGill's Middle East Studies Program. He is an expert in foreign policy in the Middle East, international politics, the changing face of national security in the Third World and Arab national strategies in the post Cold War Era. Contact: 514-398-8960/4800.
Political Science professor philip [dot] oxhorn [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Philip Oxhorn )is an expert in democracy and economic development. Contact: 514-398-8970/4800.
Political Science Professor bstein [at] po-box [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Blema Steinberg) is an expert in American foreign policy; foreign policy decision-making, with particular emphasis on psychological factors; character and personality studies of political leaders. She authored or co-authored the books Shame and Humiliation: Presidential Decision-Making on Vietnam and The Dynamics of Superpower Involvement in the Middle East.
History Professor gil [dot] troy [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Gil Troy )is an expert in modern United States political history, U.S. presidents and American politicians. He can comment on U.S. President George W. Bush. Contact: 514-398-3898/3975.
Political Science Professor harold [dot] waller [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Harold M. Waller) is an expert in U.S. budgetary process and American politics. Contact: 514-398-4806/4800.