MONTGOMERY - Dr. Grant Hammond will address security affairs challenges facing the United States and how those challenges have evolved during a presentation to the Alabama World Affairs Council on Thursday at Troy University Montgomery.
The presentation, which will take place at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum on the TROY Montgomery campus, is the latest installment of the council's eight-week International Security Issues series. Each 30 to 45 minute presentation is followed by a question-and-answer and discussion segment.
Dr. Hammond is a Research Professor of Strategy and Technology at the USAF Center for Strategy and Technology at Air University, Maxwell AFB. He holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard and a master's and Ph.D. from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University.
The former provost of the Air University, Dr. Hammond has served as the executive officer of the Center for International Affairs at Harvard, chair of the Department of International Studies at Rhodes College, professor of strategy and international relations at the Air War College and dean of the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy.
Dr. Hammond is the author of three books, scores of book chapters, articles and numerous studies for the United States Air Force and the Department of Defense. He has travelled to more than 75 countries and lectured to all the U.S. armed services Command and Staff Colleges and War Colleges and to military and civilian audiences in 13 countries. He is the co-founder and past president of the Memphis World Affairs Council.
There is a $20 fee for Alabama World Affairs Council members and a $40 fee for non-members. For additional information or to register, contact Donna Gilliand at 334-241-9501 or Dahdee Bullen at 334-567-0953. Additional information is also available at the Council's website at www.alwac.org.
Parking for these events will be available in the Troy University Montgomery lot adjacent to the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts, as well as behind the Rosa Parks Museum.