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Americans Who Join ISIS Discussed at Luncheon

The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminar will present “Understanding the Americans Who Joined ISIS” by Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Ph.D., research director for the Program on Extremism at The George Washington University, on Monday, Mar. 5.
March 1, 2018

“Understanding the Americans Who Joined ISIS” will be discussed at the Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminar at The University of Scranton on Monday, Mar. 5. The presentation by Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Ph.D., research director for the Program on Extremism at The George Washington University,  will begin at noon in the Rose Room of Brennan Hall.

Dr. Meleagrou-Hitchens will discuss his research on the more than 200 Americans who have successfully joined ISIS in Syria and Iraq. He will explain their motivations for leaving America to join ISIS, and talk about the threat they may pose as terrorists.

The luncheon is $20 per person, or $30 per couple. Attendance is free to Schemel Forum Members.

The World Affairs Luncheon Seminar series is sponsored by Munley Law.

To register, contact Alicen Morrison, Schemel Forum assistant, at 570-941-6206 or alicen.morrison@scranton.edu. For more information on Schemel Forum programs and memberships, contact Sondra Myers, Schemel Forum director, at 570-941-4089 or sondra.myers@scranton.edu.

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