War in Europe | Prof. Marieta Velikova | Russian Domestic & Economic Perspective | Aug 25 | Online

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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in association with the

American Council on Germany

and Belmont University Center for International Business, University of Tennessee Center for Global Engagement and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

SPECIAL EDITION

GLOBAL TOWN HALL SERIES

via Zoom

War in Europe

The Russian Domestic and Economic Perspective

Professor Marieta Velikova

Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for International Business, Belmont University

August 25, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. CT

with moderator

Dr. Breck Walker

Vice President and Board Member, Tennessee World Affairs Council

Participation in this series is free to dues-paying members of the Tennessee World Affairs Council and the American Council on Germany. For your registration link send an email to pat@tnwac.org 


Biographies

Professor Marieta Velikova

Member Board of Directors; Director of the Center for International Business and Professor of Economics, Jack C. Massey College of Business, Belmont University

Dr. Velikova received her undergraduate degree from the People’s Friendship University of Russia. Her M.A. in Financial Economics and Ph.D. in Applied Economics were both earned at Mississippi State University, where she worked as a research assistant, academic tutor, and instructor of economics.

She teaches economics and international business courses in Belmont University’s Jack C. Massey College of Business, where she also advises members of SIFE, Students in Free Enterprise, and has been involved in the creation of the IB Society, an organization for students interested in international studies.

Her research interests include macroeconomics and monetary economics; however, her primary area of specialization is the effectiveness of deposit insurance coverage in the international banking system, including U.S. banks. An article she authored, entitled “Real Deposit Insurance Coverage at U.S. Banks,” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice, and Teaching.

Dr. Breck Walker, Ph.D.
Vice President and Member of the Board, Tennessee World Affairs Council

Breck Walker received his PhD in Diplomatic History from Vanderbilt in 2007. His dissertation was on the foreign policy of the Carter administration. He taught at Sewanee, the University of the South, 2007-2012, and on the University of Virginia’s Semester at Sea Program in Spring 2013 and Fall 2015. He worked as a historian in the Historical Office of the Office of Secretary of Defense 2013-2016, researching and writing a book on early Pentagon cyber policy. Prior to becoming a history professor, Breck worked for twenty years as an investment banker, the last ten as co-head of the Corporate Finance Group at J.C. Bradford & Co in Nashville. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, and J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Stanford University. Breck serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee World Affairs Council.

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Details

Date:
August 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm