Rabbi Michael Beyo and Dr. Adrian McIntyre talk with political scientist Dr. Kamila Valenta about extremism and ethnic conflict.
(Producer's note: This conversation was recorded in March 2021 and discusses national and international affairs in the context of that time.)
Dr. Kamila Valenta is a part-time instructor at the Department of Global Studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, where she teaches two courses: “Ethnic Conict in a Changing World” and “Extremist Ideologies and the Politics of Terror.” She received her PhD in Political Science with a specialty in International Conict from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and her Master’s degree in International Studies from Florida International University in Miami. She originally comes from Prague, Czech Republic, and has also lived in France and Great Britain. Her interests include international politics, war and peace, the problem of ethnic minorities, terrorism, democratization, and religious conict and reconciliation. She has published articles on current political issues (especially on the problems of extremism, immigration, religious freedom and democracy) in the Catholic News Herald (the ocial newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina).
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