Making Democracy Work

Schedule--Great Decisions 2017

Dates and topics for Great Decisions 2017

The Great Decisions videos will air on WTOB (Channel 2) throughout March and April at the following times:
Mondays--7:00 pm
Wednesdays--9:30 am
Fridays--11:00 am
Sundays--6:30 pm

Schedule

Please note that the order of topics differs from the order in the briefing book.

date topic resource person
Feb. 8 U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum Dr. Mary Houska, Professor Emerita of Economics, Hollins University and Dr. Yannis Stivachtis, Associate Professor/Director of International Studies, Virginia Tech
Feb. 15 The Future of Europe: Coping with Crisis Dr. Yannis Stivachtis, Associate Professor/Director of International Studies, Virginia Tech
Feb. 22 Trade, Jobs, and Politics Dr. Mary Houska, Professor Emerita of Economics, Hollins University
Mar. 1 Saudi Arabia In Transition Dr. Bill Ochsenwald, Professor Emeritus of History, Virginia Tech
Mar. 8 Nuclear Security Dr. Paul Avey, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Virginia Tech
Mar. 22 Conflict in the South China Sea Dr. Paige Tan, Chairman/Professor of Political Science, Radford University
Mar. 29 Latin America's Political Pendulum Dr. Ilja Luciak, Professor of Political Science, Virginia Tech
Apr. 5 Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan Participant discussion, Moderator, Dr. Phil Jordan, Chairman/Professor Emeritus of History at Hastings College