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Oral history interview with Marwan Muasher, 2008 Oct. 20

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TitleOral history interview with Marwan Muasher, 2008 Oct. 20
IntervieweeMuasher, Marwan
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0809049(Muasher)
Date RecordedOctober 20, 2008
Abstract of InterviewMarwan Muasher was born on June 14 1956 in Amman, Jordan and received his Bachelors of Science, (1977), Masters of Science (1978), and Ph.D. (1981) in Computer Engineering from Purdue. The interview was conducted at the time he was on campus with his new book The Arab Center he Promise of Moderation at a lecture sponsored by the College of Engineering and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts, as part of the Experience Liberal Arts month. He talks about his campus days at Purdue, a long way from having grown up in Jordan-student and campus life, professors and courses. He has held a number of governmental posts in Jordan, as well as serving as Jordans Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2002. He was Jordans foreign minister from 2002 to 2004 and the first Jordanian Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2002. He was Jordans foreign minister from 2002 to 2004 and the first Jordanian Ambassador to Israel from April 1995 to February 1996. He received as honorary doctorate from Purdue in 1999 and currently serves on the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Board and is a member of Eta Kappa Nu. He currently resides in Washington D.C. where he serves as Senior Vice President for External Affairs, The World Bank.
SubjectsMuasher, Marwan--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
video recordings
Media Typevideo
Original Formatvideo/DVD
Duration30 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6ms3rt0
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