Middle Eastern politics expert Marvin Zonis will deliver this year's Tiffany Memorial Lecture at Wheaton College. The lecture is titled "Iran, Egypt, China: Is There Hope for U.S. Foreign Policy?"
Dr. Zonis is professor emeritus at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, where he taught courses on International Political Economy, Leadership and E-Commerce. As the head of Marvin Zonis & Associates, he helps corporations identify, assess, and manage their political risks in the changing global environment.
Zonis is a leading authority on the Middle East, and has spent the last 40 years studying the volatile mix of Islam, terrorism, and the Middle East. Author of numerous books, his most recent is titled Risk Rules: How Local Politics Threaten the Global Economy (Agate B2, 2011). Zonis is interviewed regularly on National Public Radio and has appeared on Nightline, and CNN's Larry King Live.
Open to the public, the lecture takes place in the Kresge Room in the east wing of Edman Memorial Chapel.