Baylor Resources Available To Media

Sept. 12, 2001

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Several Baylor University faculty and staff are available to discuss various aspects of yesterday's terrorist attacks in America.

Political Science

Dr. Bill Mitchell, Director and The Jo Murphy Chair of the Center for International Education

Phone: (254) 710-2618

Topics: terrorism, military strategy

Dr. Christopher Marsh, associate professor of political science and director of Asian Studies

Phone: (254) 710-6058

Topics: international affairs, international law, Taliban, Afghanistan, foreign reaction (Russia and China), terroristic operations

Dr. Mark Long, lecturer in political science and director of Middle East Studies program

Phone: (254) 710-2463

Topics: Persian Gulf War, Arab-Israeli relations, Middle East terrorism, political Islam, Islam history and belief

Professor Bill Baker, lecturer in Arabic

Phone: (254) 710-2616

Topics: life in the Middle East

Dr. Lynn Tatum, senior lecturer in religion and associate director of Middle East Studies

Phone: (254) 710-4533

Topic: religious and political developments in the Middle East

Economy

Dr. Bill Reichenstein, The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management

Phone: (254) 710-6146

Topic: financial market effects

Dr. Beck Taylor, W.H. Smith Professor of Economics

Phone: (254) 710-4549

Topics: gas prices

Dr. Tom Kelly,

Phone: (254) 710-4146

Topic: effect on Central Texas economy

Psychology

Dr. Beth Muller, staff psychologist, Baylor Counseling Center

Phone: (254) 710-2467

Topic: grief and bereavement counseling

Religion

Dr. Todd Lake, dean of university ministries

Phone: (254) 710-3517

Topics: faith issues in times of tragedy

Dr. Randall O'Brien, professor of religion

Phone: (254) 710-3544

Topics: suffering and faith

Sociology

Dr. Larry Lyon, professor of sociology and dean of the Graduate School

Phone: (254) 710-3588

Topics: reaction of American people; patriotism

For more information, contact Lori Scott Fogleman, director of media relations, at (254) 710-6275.

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