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UNH Faculty Experts Available to Discuss 10-Year Anniversary of Sept. 11
August 23, 2011

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DURHAM, N.H. -- Faculty experts at the University of New Hampshire are available to discuss a number of topics related to the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Psychological Impact of Traumatic Events
Victoria Banyard is an associate professor of psychology and researches how people respond to traumatic events. She has studied the resilience of trauma survivors and the role that community played in their recovery.
603-862-2869 (office)

American Culture and Sept. 11

Ted Kirkpatrick is a clinical professor of sociology and codirector of Justiceworks ( His areas of research include security and safety issues in the post-9/11 world.
603-862-2062 (office)

Terrorism: Is America Safer Since Sept. 11?
Alynna Lyon is an associate professor of political science. Her areas of expertise include international relations, international organizations, peacekeeping, ethnic conflict, political violence, terrorism, and U.S. foreign policy.
603-862-0881 (office)

The Historical Legacy of Sept. 11
Ellen Fitzpatrick is a professor of history and a regular contributor to PBS’ NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. She is an expert in modern American, political and presidential history.
603-862-3017 (office)

Presidential Politics and Sept. 11
Andrew Smith is director of the UNH Survey Center and an associate professor of political science. He is an expert in presidential politics and polling trends.
603-862-2226 (office)
603-343-7732 (cell)

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.


Media Contact: Lori Wright | 603-862-0574 | UNH Media Relations
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