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College of Arts & Sciences presents ‘Counterterrorism Policy’ as February Global Issues Series topic

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota College of Arts & Sciences and International Studies Program will present “Counterterrorism Policy: Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century,” a talk by Shane Nordyke, Ph.D., at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Callaway’s in Sioux Falls, S.D.

“Counterterrorism Policy: Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century” is part of the Global Issues Series presented by the USD College of Arts & Sciences. Nordyke is an associate professor of political science. Her teaching interests include public policy, national security, terrorism and counterterrorism, and American foreign policy. Nordyke’s research interests focus on Homeland Security, public safety and transportation safety, and security. She received her B.S. in aerospace studies from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 2003 and her Ph.D. in public policy from Indiana University in 2008.

Callaway’s is located at 500 E. 69th St. in Sioux Falls. In addition to Nordyke’s presentation, the USD College of Arts & Sciences Global Issues Series includes an April 7 speech by Joseph Dondelinger, Ph.D., chair of the political science/government and international affairs department at Augustana College in Sioux Falls.

For more information about the Global Issues Series, please visit Download a photo of Nordyke.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 78 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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Hanna DeLange
USD News