Monday, November 20
Aula, University of Aruba
J.E. Irausquinplein 4
Entrance is free of charge
This lecture examines the factors that shape and motivate American foreign policy and points out the consistencies and departures from tradition in this first year of Trump presidency. The United States is arguably still the world’s most powerful country yet it faces many serious challenges in its foreign policy that threaten its leadership of the postwar liberal democratic order.
Lecturer Michael Orlando Sharpe is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at York College of the City University of New York. He holds the Ph.D. and Master of Philosophy in Political Science from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. Additionally, Dr. Sharpe holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a Graduate Diploma in International Law and Organization for Development from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, The Netherlands. Dr. Sharpe’s areas of specialization are comparative politics and international relations and his research interests include looking comparatively at globalization, the politics of international migration, immigrant political incorporation, and political transnationalism.