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Drury Presents: China’s Place in the Global Economic Crisis and Recovery

For Immediate Release: April 2

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Dr. Bill Rohlf
Drury Professor of Economics
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E-mail: wrohlf@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD , Mo., April 2, 2009 — On Thursday, April 9 Dr. Calla Wiemer will present a talk titled “China's Place in the Global Economic Crisis and Recovery” at 6 p.m. in Reed Auditorium inside the Trustee Science Center on the Drury campus. The talk is free and open to the public.

Wiemer graduated from Drury in 1977 with a degree in economics. She went on to receive a doctorate in economics from the University of Wisconsin with an emphasis in the Chinese economy. Following a professorship at the University of Hawaii, Wiemer worked as a freelance consultant in Beijing beginning in 1994. A chapter in a book she wrote on the Xinjiang economy got her banned from China in 2003. Wiemer worked in Singapore for four years at the National University and returned to the states last year as a visiting scholar at U.C.L.A.

You can learn more about Dr. Wiemer at: www.callawiemer.com.
The Trustee Science Center is located on the southwest corner of Drury Lane and Bob Barker Blvd.

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