Great Decisions 2019

Great Decisions

9 engaging foreign policy discussions introduced & facilitated by leading experts in Western New York


2019 Great Decisions Schedule

The International Institute of Buffalo

864 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14209

Monday Evenings, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

$7 Walk-Ins // $5 Educators & Students



Refugees and Global Migration

Dr. Korydon Smith, Ed.D., M. Arch., Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo       



State of the State Department and Diplomacy

Monika Wilcox, Program Manager, FHI 360



Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics

Dr. Arun Vishwanath, Communications, University at Buffalo



Decoding U.S. China Trade

Dr. Kristin Stapleton, Department of History, University at Buffalo



Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?

Dr. Gail Radford, Department of History, University at Buffalo        



The Rise of Populism in Europe

Dr. John D. Abromeit, SUNY Buffalo State



Impact of U.S. Immigration Policy on College Enrollment

Kathryn Tudini, International Student Services, University at Buffalo          



Political Situation in the Middle East

Dr. Mustafa Gökçek, Ph.D., Niagara University



The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested
Dr. Ivani Vassoler, Politics & International Affairs, Fredonia University


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