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Thursday, Oct. 27
Refreshments: 6 p.m. | Panel: 6:30 p.m.
SURC 137B | Free and open to everyone
CWU is hosting a discussion panel on the politics of terrorism Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union Room 137B. Refreshments prior to the event will be served at 6 p.m. This discussion panel, free and open to the public, will examine the nature and extent of a real domestic threat of ISIS and terrorist groups like the KKK. Paul Knepper will serve as a moderator for the event. The panelists will include:
Anne Cubilie, associate provost: Cubilie came from the United Nations, where she worked as a humanitarian and development policy at UN headquarters. She was an assistant professor at Georgetown University. She has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Egypt. At CWU she’s involved with the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement.
Keith Champagne, associate dean for Student Development: Champagne has a bachelor’s in communications from Loyola University in New Orleans, a master of science degree in communications from Loyola University in New Orleans. He has more than 25 years of experience in student affairs and engagement.
Nelson Pichardo, professor of sociology: Pichardo has taught a wide range of classes during his time here at Central. His current focus is on right wing movements and is working on the examination of ideology of the religious right.
Charles Reason, professor of law and justice: Prior to Reason’s arrival at CWU he was the chair of the Criminal Justice Department at Buffalo State College and he used to practice law in British Columbia, Canada. He has written nine books, numerous book chapters and journal articles. He has taught and completed research in Canada, Australia, and the United States. His classes mostly focus on law, criminology, criminal justice and minorities. Additionally, he specializes in crime, and comparative homicide between Canada and the United States.
This presentation is part of the university’s annual Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogues focusing on the topic of migration.