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Symposium on Democracy IIICitizenship in the
Age of Globalization

Eugene Robinson

Keynote Speaker
Eugene Robinson
Columnist, The Washington Post

Today's News: Who's Up, Who's Down
and What's Really Going On

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
7pm, Champ Auditorium

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Dr. Alexandre Melnik

Plenary Speaker
Dr. Alexandre Melnik
Associate Professor and Program Leader
ICN Business School, Nancy, France

The Globalization of the XXI Century
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
9am, Champ Auditorium

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John Nagl

Plenary Speaker
John Nagl
Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

Responsibilities of Citizens and Soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Long War
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
1pm, Champ Auditorium

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Debbie & Paul Kavanaugh

Plenary Speakers
Paul Kavanaugh '81, JD
Debbie Kavanaugh, MBA, PharmD

It's a Small World After All
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
9am, Champ Auditorium

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Breakout Speakers & Panalists

Guest Speakers:
  • Adedeji B Badiru, Professor & Department Head, Systems & Engineering Management Dept., Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Walter Bargen, Missouri Poet Laureate
  • Pat Bradley, President and Founder of International Crisis Aid
  • Hend El-Buri, Director and Education Chair of the Muslim Speakers Bureau
  • Kathy Woodward Goss, Attorney
  • Garrett Graff, Editor-at-Large, Washingtonian View Press Release
  • Governor Bob Holden, Former Governor of Missouri View Press Release
  • Joyce Holley, Assistant Director, Eastern Great Plains Office, Church World Service
  • Patrick Hotle, The John A. Sperry Endowed Chair of Humanities Associate Professor of History Director of Study Abroad Office, Culver-Stockton University
  • Nadia Kardash, UMKC Center for Economic Education
  • Dr. Stanley Manahan, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Nabihah Maqbool, Speaker, Muslim Speakers Bureau
  • Glaydah Namukasa, Iowa International Writer
  • Kathleen O'Neil, Liberty Street Advisors
  • Dr. Steven Roper, Associate Professor of Political Science, Eastern Illinois University
  • Terry Sherer, Associate Professor, Chair, Division of Education and Applied Arts, Culver-Stockton University
  • Barbara Stone, Consultant, Mission Volunteers, United Methodist Committee on Relief
  • Gayle Voyles, UMKC Center for Economic Education

Westminster College Faculty Presenters:

  • Linda Algur, Chair & Professor of Education
  • Mike Amspoker, Professor of Biology
  • David Collins, Professor of English
  • Debbie Crouse, Professor of Education
  • Heriberto Del Porto, Professor of Spanish
  • Sam Goodfellow, Professor of History and Director of International Studies
  • Bob Hansen, Director of Health Services and Associate Professor
  • Kurt Jefferson, Professor of Political Science
  • Therese Miller, Associate Professor, Health and Physical Education
  • Selcen Phelps, Assistant Professor of MIS/Management
  • Gyan Pradhan, Professor of Economics; John E Simon Chair in Business
  • Cathryn Pridal, Professor of Psychology and 2007-08 American Council on Education Fellow, Middlebury College
  • Judy Schaneman, Professor of French
  • Robert Seelinger, Professor of Classics
  • Rev. Brad Sheppard, College Chaplain & Instructor of Religious Studies
  • Karen Tompson-Wolfe, Assistant Professor and Director of the Learning Opportunities Center

Westminster College Student Presenters:

Hassan Adwan
Akin Aytekin
Kate Black
Lauren Brohammer
Barron Brown
Billy Brownfield
Gina Campagna
Felipe Cordero
Patrick Davey
Dustin Davis
Peter Frank
Alouat Hamoudi
Eric Hunt
Clayton Jordan
Fon Komkai
Kris Lindahl
Sithembile Mabila
Ian Mackey
Mary Beth Miller
Scott Oldebeken
Jordan Pauluhn
Samantha Richman
Vimpi Vimpi
Alicia Ware

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