Bloomsburg University to hold lecture on Middle Eastern politics

For Immediate Release

Date: November 7, 2019

Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Media Relations/ Content Strategy

Written By: Maria Dinh, Student Communications Assistant

Bloomsburg University to hold lecture on Middle Eastern politics

BLOOMSBURG--- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania welcomes Dan Egli, Ph.D. for a lecture on Middle Eastern politics on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in Centennial Hall, room 218. This event is free and is open to the public. It is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice.

Egli will discuss his experience as a security consultant for A.T. Kearney during his six months in the Middle East, advising the leaders of Saudi Arabia on their homeland security.  In this lecture, he will also explore the Middle East’s rich history, natural resources, its ancient civilization, as well as its significant geostrategic and national security challenges.

Egli served as the National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush on Counterterrorism, Hostage Rescue, and Global Counter-narcotics. He has been featured on the Fox News Channel and the ABC News program, “This Week.”

This lecture is highly encouraged for those who interested in national and homeland security studies, and potential career strategies.

For more information on the event, students can contact Bloomsburg University College of Liberal Arts at 570-389-4410.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,700 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in five distinct colleges: College of Education, Zeigler College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Technology, and new Honors College.