NEWPORT, R.I. - An expert on Middle Eastern and global politics will discuss Islamic philosophy during a public lecture at Salve Regina on Wednesday.
Dr. David Meyer will present "Great Debates in Islamic Philosophy and Their Relevance for Us Today" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 in the Young Building as part of the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy's lecture series. The Young Building is located on the corner of Bellevue and Ruggles avenues on Salve Regina’s campus.
While there are no seats remaining for the general public, a limited number of seats for Meyer's lecture are still available for members of the Salve Regina community. For more information, or to reserve a seat, contact the Pell Center at (401) 341-2927 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An associate professor of government at Regent University in Virginia, Meyer has given more than a dozen radio, television and newspaper interviews on Middle Eastern and global politics. Prior to joining Regent, he taught at George Fox University, Cedarville University, Touro College and Russia's Saratov State University.
In 2009, Meyer was an academic fellow of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracy, studying at Tel Aviv University and throughout Israel and the West Bank. He has served as a panel chairman at world conferences for the Association for the Study of Nationalities and the American Political Science Association.
Meyer holds a bachelor's degree from Drew University and master's and doctoral degrees from Columbia University, along with a graduate certificate from Columbia's Harriman Institute.