Libya and Moammar Gaddafi

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Dr. William W. Burke-White
Professor, School of Law
University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

  • Dr. Burke-White just finished a two-year term on Sec. Clinton’s Policy Planning staff, where he provided advice on multilateral issues, international institutions, the Russian Federation and relations with Libya.
  • Nationally recognized expert on international law, global human rights, international economic law, foreign policy and international relations.

Expert:

Dr. Barbie Zelizer
Professor of Communication
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

  • Expert in the cultural dimensions of journalism, with emphasis on journalist authority, and journalistic images in times of crisis and war.
  • As the author of the just-published About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, she can discuss the impact of images of Gaddafi's mutilated body.

Expert:

Dr. Marwan M. Kraidy

Professor of Communication

Annenberg School for Communication

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

  • Prof. Kraidy is an expert on Middle East media. He studies global communication, media institutions, public discourse, western influence on Arab media.
  • He is currently in the Middle East conducting field research and can provide view of the situation from someone who is “on the ground” in that corner of the world.