Eastern Professor to Discuss Change in the Balkans
Posted by Dwight Bachman on February 26, 2010 3:16 PM
Written by Sarah Swann
Willimantic, CT -- Eric Martin, associate professor of business administration at EasternConnecticutStateUniversity, will discuss opportunities and obstacles to social, economic and political change in the Balkans, a southeastern peninsula located in the European continent.The presentation will take place at on March 3 in Eastern's Student Center Theatre.The public is invited.Admission is free.
Martin's work is based upon his research and teaching as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Belgrade in Serbia.His research involved nearly 200 interviews with development assistance professionals in the field.While living in Serbia, Martin traveled extensively throughout the Balkans.
Martin holds a Bachelor of Science in environmental studies from the University of Vermont; a Masters of Public Affairs in comparative international affairs from IndianaUniversity; and a doctorate in public administration with a concentration in organizational theory from RockefellerCollege at the University of Albany.Martin was a Peace Corps volunteer in Poland from 1992-94.