War in Afghanistan

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Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an ISDN line on campus and a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus.

Expert:
Dr. Thomas Childers
Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Credentials:
• Expert on the world at war
• His books include a trilogy on the Second World War, of which the most recent "The Best Years of Their Lives," examines the difficulties World War II veterans faced returning home.

Expert:
Dr. Thomas Sugrue
Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Credentials:
• Expert on 20th-century American political, urban and social history; the U.S. in the 1960s; anti-Vietnam War sentiment and protests at political conventions; and the history of civil-rights politics in the urban North.

Expert:
Dr. Arthur Waldron
Professor of International Relations and History, University of
Pennsylvania
Credentials:
• Teaches courses on warfare and the impact of war from ancient times to the present.
• An associate of Penn’s Institute for Strategic Threat Assessment and Response, Dr. Waldron has been associated with the Solomon Asch Institute for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict.

Media contact:
Jacquie Posey at 215-898-6460 or jposey@upenn.edu