Richard Garlitz

Utah Universities and the Point Four Program in Iran

As the USA withdraws from the Iran Nuclear Deal, a major foreign policy achievement of the Obama administration, historian Richard Garlitz examines a time when outreach from universities and academics played a role in international administration and the advancement of peace through education in Iran.

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Richard Garlitz is associate professor of history at the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he teaches courses on the history of United States foreign relations and the Middle East. He is coeditor of Teaching America to the World and the World to America: Education and Foreign Relations since 1870.