Edward “Skip” Gnehm, Jr., a former U.S. ambassador to Kuwait and Jordan who now teaches Middle East politics at GW, said nations such as Iraq and Egypt have excluded secularists and certain religious groups from the political process, breeding resentment.
An assistant secretary of state will join the Elliott School of International Affairs faculty this summer as the college’s most prestigious visiting professor.
Memories of Elliott’s 23-year University presidency wafted Tuesday through the Marvin Center as about 250 people gathered to pay tribute to GW’s 16th president.
Graduates from the Elliott School of International Affairs will hear from a Middle East policy professor and leading diplomat at their May 18 commencement ceremony, the school announced this week.
Update: Elliott Schools spokesman Menachem Wecker says the money will be used to support teaching, faculty and student research, conferences, and visiting scholars. The Institute for Middle East Studies in the Elliott School received a $1 million gift from the government of Kuwait, the University announced yesterday. It is not known if the Institute has […]