Australian Fulbright Lecturer at TAMIU Friday

Australian Fulbright Scholar
Lectures at TAMIU Tomorrow

A visiting Fulbright Scholar will present a special lecture  on developmentalism tomorrow, Friday, March 24 at  12 noon in the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center, room 102. 

The event is open to the public and free of charge.

Dr. John Minns, who teaches international political economy and the politics of development at Australian National University in Canberra, is currently a visiting Fulbright professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Dr. Minns' presentation will focus on his recently published book The Politics of Developmentalism: The Midas States of Mexico, South Korea and Taiwan that deals with the role of the state in so-called "miracle" economies, including South Korea and Taiwan.

Minns holds a doctorate from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

For more information, please contact TAMIU College of Arts and Sciences  faculty member Dr. William Riggs at 326.2540.

University office hours are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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