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Professor speaks on Arabs and the Middle East at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

DAYTON, Ohio - Dr. David S. Sorenson presents "Arabs and the Middle East" on May 23, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force as part of the museum's Wings & Things Guest Lecture Series.

DAYTON, Ohio - Dr. David S. Sorenson presents "Arabs and the Middle East" on May 23, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force as part of the museum's Wings & Things Guest Lecture Series.

DAYTON, Ohio -- Dr. David S. Sorenson, an expert on national security, will speak about "Arabs and the Middle East" on May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Sorenson is a professor of national security studies at the Air War College. He received his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver and previously served on the faculties of the University of Colorado at Denver, Denison University and the Mershon Center at Ohio State University.

He has published books such as Military Base Closure: A Reference Book, Shutting Down the Cold War: The Politics of Military Base Closure and The Politics of Strategic Aircraft Modernization. Sorenson has written numerous articles and book chapters on Middle East politics, defense budget politics and national security affairs. In addition, he is working on a draft textbook, The Politics of the Middle East, and is co-editing a special issue of Middle East Policy on North Africa.

Sorenson has served as chair of the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association and chair of the International Security and Arms Control Section of the American Political Science Association.

This lecture is part of the museum's "Wings & Things" Guest Lecture Series. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the lecture is in Carney Auditorium. For more information or special seating arrangements, contact the museum's Special Events Division at (937) 255-8046, ext. 312. Filming or videotaping the lecture is prohibited.

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is located on Springfield Pike, six miles northeast of downtown Dayton. It is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day).


NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, contact the National Museum of the United States Air Force at (937) 255-8046, ext. 312.

NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, contact Sarah Parke with the National Museum of the United States Air Force Public Affairs Division at (937) 255-4704, ext. 332.
 


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