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Judith Stiehm to Give Lecture


BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 24, 2003 – Judith Hicks Stiehm , professor of political science at Florida International University and the author of Arms and the Enlisted Woman and It's Our Military, Too, will speak at Virginia Tech on Monday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. at 3100 Torgersen Hall.

Stiehm is also author of a report on women in peacekeeping for the Lessons Learned Unit of the United Nations' (UN) Department of Peacekeeping Operations. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, she holds the U.S. Army Distinguished Civilian Service Medal. She has additionally served as a member of the Defense Advisory Council on Women in the Military (DACOWITS).

Stiehm's lecture is titled "It's Our Military Too!" The event is co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Program; Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets; the political science department, history department, and sociology department; Women and Minority Artists and

Scholars Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Bernice L. Hausman, interim director of women's studies at bhausman@vt.edu.



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