MU professor answers questions about terrorist attacks

Monday, December 8, 2008 | 7:12 p.m. CST; updated 8:15 p.m. CST, Monday, December 8, 2008

COLUMBIA — Paul Wallace is an MU professor emeritus and expert on international terrorism and south Asia. He graduated with a doctorate degree in political science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1966, and led MU faculty as chair of the political science department from 1981 to 1985. He travels to India annually to research and lecture on Indian politics, political violence and international terrorism. He specializes in elections in India and has written articles and co-edited three books about the past three elections. Wallace is an expert on the Punjab region, which comprises eastern Pakistan and northwestern India. He followed the terrorist movement in Punjab from 1980 to 1993.