Faculty of Arts & Science of the University of Aruba invites you to a masterclass
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 Politics and Government in the US
 November 14 & 15 / 2 pm - 4 pm
 November 16 / 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm
  University of Aruba
 J.E. Irausquinplein 4
 Price: Afl. 150.00
This is a masterclass on US government taught by CUNY professor Dr. Michael Sharpe. This masterclass will explain the theory, institutions and functioning of US Politics and Government. The course will be an analysis of American politics in economic, social, and ideological context, emphasizing the Presidency, Congress, the Judiciary, the federal bureaucracy, political parties, and interest groups. In the first of four lectures Dr. Sharpe will introduce the US Constitution and the Federal System, followed by a lecture on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights. In the third lecture Dr. Sharpe will explain the most important US Institutions: Congress, the Presidency, and the Federal Courts. This four lecture series will be concluded by a public lecture on US foreign policy in the age of Trump.
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.
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