Understanding the Attack on America

Understanding the
Attack on America

photo: Dan Sears ’74

On Sept. 13, 2001, the General Alumni Association hosted a public forum attracting more than 700 people and bringing together prominent UNC experts in American foreign policy, business and finance, psychology, political science, national defense and military policy, and Middle East studies to discuss their views and those of the audience in response to the ever-swirling events surrounding the attack.

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  • James F. Smith , professor of finance at Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Mark J.C. Crescenzi , assistant professor of political science
  • Cori E. Dauber , associate professor of communication studies
  • Ferrel Guillory, director of the Program on Southern Politics, Media and Public Life
  • Michael Hunt, Everett H. Emerson Professor of History
  • John D. Kasarda, director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, director of the Center for Competitiveness and Employment Growth at the Kenan Institute, Kenan professor of management and professor of information technology and e-commerce
  • Sarah Shields, associate professor of history
  • Rev. Stephen R. Stanley, UNC chaplain
  • Sondra VanSant, counselor, consultant and faculty member of the Principals’ Executive Program of UNC

Resources recommended by Sondra VanSant

  • Life Changesby Sabina Spencer and John Adams; Impact Publishers
  • The Heart of Griefby Thomas Attig; Oxford University Press
  • Healing After Loss by Martha Whitmore Hickman; Avon Books (Meditations for Walking Through Grief)
  • Anger Killsby Redford Williams and Virginia Williams (Strategies for Managing Hostility)
  • Transitionsby William Bridges; Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.