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Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
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 Moderator: Rachel Stevens, Brown University


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Rachel Stevens is a visiting assistant professor of Modern Culture and Media, and Digital Media Production at Brown University. She is an interdisciplinary artist and was recently associate curator at Creative Time, a non-profit, adventurous public arts presenter in New York City. All her practices explore the intersections of media, art, and technology.
 Moderator: Caleb Waldorf, Brown University


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Caleb Waldorf works in the Events Department at the Watson Institute and is a production assistant for InfoTechWarPeace. He received his BA from the University of Pittsburgh in art history and religious studies in 2001. Waldorf's primary interests are in experimental music/film, transgressive art, and new media. His recent work, Operation: Iraqi Freedom Mediated, Variation 1.1, is a compilation of news images relating to Operation: Iraqi Freedom gathered between March 19th and May 1st, 2003.
 Thomas R. Lansner, Columbia University


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Thomas R. Lansner teaches at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He instructs on international media and policy and writes regularly on international affairs. Lansner has been a consultant on media, human rights, and democratization issues to numerous nongovernmental organizations and political parties. For ten years, Lansner was a correspondent in Africa and Asia for the London Observer, Guardian, Far Eastern Economic Review, and other publications.
 Mohammed el-Nawawy, Stonehill College


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Mohammed el-Nawawy is an assistant professor of communication at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. El-Nawawy is author of two books, The Israeli-Egyptian Peace Process in the Reporting of Western Journalists and Al-Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World and Changed the Middle East (coauthor with Adel Iskandar). Prior to pursuing an academic career, he was a journalist both in the Middle East and the United States.
 Col. Mike Turner, USAF (Ret.), SynerG


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Col. Mike Turner, USAF (Retired) is a former command pilot, who received the Bronze Star for service on Operation Desert Storm's Central Command staff. Later in his career, Turner transferred to the Pentagon and became a policy planner for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, first as a Middle East planner and then as the Africa Branch Chief. In this capacity, he authored a concept paper proposing the development of an all-African peacekeeping force. In 2001, he founded The SynerG Group, which provides speakers and trainers to organizations throughout the country.
  

 

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