Dear Students and Faculty Members,
We are pleased to invite you to attend the lecture of Dr. Roxana Toma (SUNY, Empire state College) titled "Independence and Interdependence in The Middle East: From Secretarian Division do Communitocracy".
Roxana Toma (Ph.D., North Carolina State University) is Associate
Professor of Policy Studies in the School for Graduate Studies at SUNY Empire
State College, USA. Dr. Toma has a B.S. in Economics, a Ph.D. in Public
Administration and takes an interdisciplinary approach to examine corruption
and social capital models of attitude and value formation. Her doctoral
research on corruption earned her the Graduate School Dissertation Award at
North Carolina State University (2009) and she is recipient of the Susan H.
Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship at SUNY Empire State College (2015).
Dr. Toma has published in multiple venues such as Sociology Compass, Military
Psychology, International Journal of Social Science & Human Behavior Study
and The International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science and is
co-editor/co-author of Confronting Corruption in Business: Trusted Leadership,
Civic Engagement (Routledge, 2016). Her work continues to focus on corruption
and she is looking to expand it to include students and faculty research
collaborators from Europe and the Middle East.