ECSU hosts Great Decisions Lecture Series

Kesha Williams
February 25, 2005The ECSU Departmentof History and Political Science is holding the Great Decisions Lecture Series on Thursdays in March and April. The series of discussions covers a variety of American foreign policy topics. ECSU faculty members lead the discussions and students make presentations based on their research. The sessions are held at 2 p.m. Thursdays in the G.R. Little Library Conference Room #203. See the list of topics below, the lecturing faculty member and accompanying students. March 3: "Outsourcing, A U.S. Dilemma" Dr. Alex Ogwu, associate professor in the Walter R. Davis School of Business and Economics at ECSU March 10:: "Putin's second term: A Score Card for Russia" by Dr. Glen Bowman, associate professor in the ECSU Department of History and Political Science March 24:: "Sudan and the War in Darfur" by Dr. Kwabena Boansi, associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science. "HIV/AIDS and the effects of the disease in South Africa," a student presentation by Miss Renee L. Perry, a senior in Criminal Justice "Globalization and the unraveling of North Carolina's textile industry," a student presentation by Miss Rachel Boyce, a senior majoring in political science. March 31:: "The U.S. and Global Poverty" by Ms. Lynn Barnes, assistant professor in the Department of Social Sciences "The Problems in Unintended Consequences of No Child Left Behind" a student presentation by Miss Nicole Ward April 8:: "The US Challenges in Iraq and in the Muslim World" by Dr. Naginder Dhillon, professor in the Department of History and Political Science April 15:: "Freshwater and Foreign Policy New Challenges" by Dr. Margery Coulson-Clark and associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science This lecture series is part of the national program underway at U.S. colleges and universities that began in 1954 by the Foreign Policy Association. The nonprofit organization began the discussions as a way to stimulate intellectual discussions among college students. The lecture series is open to the public.