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Dr. Marcie J. Patton

Professor of Politics
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The scholars' circle radio

Dr. Marcie Patton, professor of politics, took part in a discussion of the current state of Syria on Pacifica Radio's "The Scholars' Circle."

Appeared on Pacifica Radio on 4/5/14


UB Libyan students uncertain of homeland's future

Fairfield University political science professor Marcie Patton agreed. "No, flat-out no. No Islamic overtones to this," she said. Further complicating the issue, a NATO led no fly-zone has been put in place over Libya, with U.S. forces playing the lead role.

Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, Danbury News Times on 3/26/11


Local Egyptians watch with anxiety as violence breaks out in home country

But because al-Qaida has no presence in the country and the Muslim Brotherhood, a transnational Islamist movement, was slow to get involved in the protests, it is unlikely Egypt will become a theocracy, said Marcie Patton, professor of politics at Fairfield University. "The media is making this into an Islamist terrorist conspiracy," Patton said. "That's not what's going on at all."

Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, Danbury News Times on 2/3/11


New Canaan women helps fund shelters for strays in Afghanistan

Marcie Patton, a professor of politics with a focus on Middle Eastern studies at Fairfield University, said that war has turned the problem into a pandemic. "All throughout the Middle East, there's packs of wild dogs running around," she said, adding that the war in Afghanistan has prompted massive displacement, leading local herders to abandon their canine companions.

Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time in December, 2010


New Canaan women helps fund shelters for strays in Afghanistan

Marcie Patton, a professor of politics with a focus on Middle Eastern studies at Fairfield University, said that war has turned the problem into a pandemic.

Published in CT Post on 12/23/10