Published On: Tue, Oct 15th, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy Lecture Series at FAU

Jeffrey Morton

Boca Raton, FLFlorida Atlantic University Professor and Foreign Policy Association Fellow Jeffrey Morton will present “Great Decisions: U.S. Foreign Policy 2020” from Tuesday, January 14 through Monday, March 2. Lectures are every Tuesday, with the exception of the final lecture, which is on a Monday, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Kaye Auditorium on FAU’s Boca Raton campus at 777 Glades Road. The eight lecture series ticket price is $125, and tickets can be purchased at fauevents.com, at the ‘packages’ link. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 561-297-6124.

The topics to be covered include:

  • Climate Change and the Global Order
  • India and Pakistan
  • Red Sea Security
  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
  • U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle
  • China’s Road into Latin America
  • The Philippines and the United States
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data

Jeffrey S. Morton is a professor of political science, a fellow at the Foreign Policy Association and recipient of the prestigious FPA Medal, which is bestowed upon leading members of the American foreign policy establishment. He has been honored with numerous university awards, including Researcher of the Year, the Talon Service Award, Master Teacher, and University Distinguished Teacher of the Year. Morton has contributed to articles that have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He directs the Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU, which has received 33 national and international awards for academic excellence and placed first overall at Nationals in Washington, D.C. in 2018.

For additional information, visit fau.edu/morton.

About Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

About the FAU Foundation

The Florida Atlantic University Foundation, Inc. unbridles access to excellence for thousands of the University’s promising people and programs. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Foundation connects private philanthropy with giving opportunities that advance the University’s mission and strategic plan. Operating under the auspices of the Division of Institutional Advancement, the Foundation also serves as fiduciary, caring for gift assets in accordance with our donors’ wishes.  

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