Midd Professor To Appear On Daily Show With Jon Stewart

UPDATE 3/3/11: watch Prof. Stanger’s segment!

Middlebury’s Political Science Department Chair Allison Stanger will appear on tomorrow’s episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (see bottom left corner of linked page) to discuss her book One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy (Yale, 2009).

Stanger, a Russell Leng ’60 Professor of International Politics and Economics, is an American foriegn policy expert whose research has focused on the U.S. government’s outsourcing, transparency, and use of private contractors. According to Publishers Weekly, Stanger’s most recent book, “comes to admirably nuanced conclusions in this important assessment of the trend of outsourcing critical tasks in the areas of foreign aid, defense, diplomacy and domestic security.”

The Daily Show, a satirical news show that has taken a serious role in journalism, will air tomorrow (3/2) at 11PM on Comedy Central. The show will also be posted on the Daily Show’s website.

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