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New Study Group Foundations of Western Civilization Full Details on the Study Groups Page here
Meeting February 1st 9:45AM
Guest Speaker: Paul G. Buchanan
Topic: US foreign policy after the elections
The talk will focus on the potential impact of the Trump presidency on US foreign policy, both generally and with regard to the US approach towards the AsiaCPacific. Paul is the Director of 36th Parallel Assessments, a geopolitical, market intelligence and strategic assessment consultancy (www.36thCparallel.com). He has an M.A. from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. A member
of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honors Society. He has held AsiaCPacific RimUniversity, Fulbright, Council on Foreign Relations, Heinz and Mellon research fellowships as well as numerous other awards. His interests cover international relations, foreign policy and comparative politics.
Dr Buchanan was raised in Latin America and speaks Spanish and Portuguese. After his university training he alternated an academic career with US government service. He has served as an analyst, instructor or consultant for the State Department, Department of Defense, CIA, Agency for International Development, Australian Defense College, MacArthur Foundation, Amnesty International and numerous military commands. He has taught at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey Institute of International Studies, University of Arizona, New College of Florida, University of Auckland, National University of Singapore and held visiting positions at academic institutions in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Portugal and the US.
Dr. Buchanan is the author of three books, over sixty scholarly articles and monographs, more than 100 opinion pieces and several US policy documents.
Mini Speaker: Pearl Thomson
Topic: Living and Working in the Bahamas
Is it all sandy beaches, turquoise water, tropical cocktails and
calypso music? Not quite all: some work has to be done.
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