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October 16, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
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October 16, 2012

The UT Tyler Global Awareness through Education program will present a lecture as part of its 2012 Global Lecture Series, Dr. Jill Blondin, Center for Global Education director, announced.

Dr. Manfred Steger will give the presentation “Justice Globalism: Mapping the Political Ideology of the Global Justice Movement” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 in the University Center theater. He also will discuss ideas from his upcoming book, Justice Globalism: Ideology, Crises, Policy.

Steger is a professor of political science at the University of Hawaii-Manoa as well as professor of global studies at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.

His research interests include global politics, global studies and political theory.

A native of Austria, Steger holds a Ph.D. in political theory and comparative politics from Rutgers University.

For more information, contact Dr. Amentahru Wahlrab, senior lecturer of political science and event coordinator, 903.565.5876 or awahlrab@uttyler.edu.

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