'Why Syria Matters' discussion is Sept. 9
In addition to an overview of Syria, including its importance in Middle Eastern affairs and the rise of President Bashar al-Assad to power, Daoud will discuss recent developments in the region and possible war scenarios.
Daoud joined the CCU faculty in 2008. She earned a bachelor's degree in political science and international relations from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a master's degree in international development and social change from Clark University in Massachusetts and a Ph.D. in political science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
From 1996 to 2003, she worked as a political adviser and assistant for a Palestinian Knesset (Parliament) member. Prior to CCU, she served as a visiting scholar at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University, followed by a position as a Mellon Post Doctorate at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., and as a visiting assistant professor at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.
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