UNH Professors Available to Comment on Ongoing Anthrax Scare and Middle East Politics

By Erika Mantz
UNH News Bureau

October 19, 2001

Long-term Effects of Trauma
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, (603) 428-8215.

As the country continues to struggle with the devastating events of Sept. 11, and the current outbreak of anthrax scares, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, a research associate in the University of New Hampshire's Family Research Laboratory, is available to talk about the long-term effects of trauma.

Kendall-Tackett is a founding member of the American Psychological Association's division of trauma psychology. She can talk in general about trauma, how people are affected by it, and what they can do to deal with it, as well as particularly address its effect on people who have experienced prior traumatic events, episodes of depression/post traumatic stress disorder, or major losses.

Middle East Politics
Marla Brettschneider, (603) 862-4676

Marla Brettschneider is an associate professor of political science and women's studies at the University of New Hampshire. She has been researching issues of war and peace in the Middle East for nearly 20 years, and is able to talk about the politics of the region as well as the Israel/Palestine conflict. She has also written a book on some of the intricacies of the domestic aspects of developing US foreign policy in the area.

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