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Bob Corker to Speak at Sewanee on International Issues

The Babson Center for Global Commerce, the Department of Politics, and the Department of International and Global Studies at the University of the South welcome Senator Bob Corker to Sewanee on Thursday, April 9, 2015, to speak on why U.S. leadership is needed around the globe. Senator Corker encourages students to bring their questions on pressing international issues, including ISIS, Iran, and the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act, a proposal he has offered to end slavery and human trafficking worldwide.

Professor Scott Wilson publishes book, conducts research and gives lectures in China

Scott Wilson, Alfred W. Negley chair in the Department of Politics, has recently published a book titled "Tigers without Teeth: The Pursuit of Justice in Contemporary China," analyzing how Chinese pollution victims and AIDS carriers have attempted to protect their rights and interests. Wilson is currently in Wuhan, China, on a Fulbright research grant. He has delivered a number of guest lectures at institutions throughout China.