Foley addresses Islam in modern world ‘On the Reco...

Foley addresses Islam in modern world ‘On the Record’

Dr. Sean Foley takes a moment to play tourist outside the Taj Mahal during his 15-month, Fulbright-sponsored research trip to Southeast Asia. (photo submitted)

Dr. Sean Foley, associate professor of history at MTSU, recently discussed his 15-month research trip to Malaysia and other parts of Southeast Asia on “MTSU On the Record” with host Gina Logue on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

You can listen to their conversation here.

Supported by his third grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Program, Foley studied at International Islamic University in Kuala Lumpur and made presentations in other nations in the region.

In the interview, Foley also analyzed recent events in Middle East countries affected by the so-called “Arab Spring,” including the Egyptian election, the Libyan election and the continuing violence in Syria as pressure mounts on President Bashir al-Assad.

To listen to previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to the “Audio Clips” archives here.

For more information about “MTSU On the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.