Hezbollah: Local, Regional and Global Dimensions

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Dr. Augustus Richard Norton is a Professor in the Departments of International Relations and Anthropology at Boston University, and he is Visiting Professor of Politics at Oxford University. Formerly, he was a professor at West Point, the U.S. Military Academy, where he taught for a dozen years. His books include Hezbollah: A Short History (Princeton University Press, 2007), Civil Society in the Middle East (E. J. Brill, 2 vols., 1995, 1996, 2005), and Amal and the Shi’a (University of Texas Press, 1987. His “The Shiite ‘Threat’ Revisited” is in Current History, December 2007. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and he was an advisor to the Iraq Study Group ("Baker-Hamilton Commission") in 2006. Dr. Norton received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is writing a new book about the Sunni-Shi’i rift for publication by Princeton University Press in late 2009.