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Global Issues Mini-Course

January 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration is now closed. For information, please contact Emily Markham at 412-281-7027 or

In partnership with the RAND Corporation

RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

In a world of constant news headlines about global security threats, it can seem impossible to make sense of the confusing and frightening information that comes our way. The ability to understand the global trends that will have the most impact on Americans and our security is one of the most daunting challenges.

Take a deep dive into international relations and key national security concerns through this mini-course taught by experts from the RAND Corporation. Small group discussions supported by pre-readings will facilitate and enhance your understanding of these critical issues.

This three-part course will address topics including:

  • Interpreting and Managing Chinese and Russian Global Influence
    by Christopher Paul, Senior Social Scientist
  • Countering Political Violence around the World
    by Colin Clarke, Political Scientist
  • Robotics and Increasing Autonomy in Military and Civilian Settings
    by John Matsumura, Senior Engineer

Session 1: Tuesday, January 17th
Session 2: Tuesday, February 21st
Session 3: Tuesday, March 28th

From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

WAC Members: $90
RAND Policy Circle and RANDNext: $90
Non-Members: $150

Registration fee covers attendance to all three sessions in this mini course. Light appetizers will be served.

If you are a teacher seeking ACT 48 credit, please list your PPID number.

Click here to download the flyer.

In partnership with RAND Corporation

Registration is now closed. For information, please contact Emily Markham at 412-281-7027 or


January 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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RAND Corporation
4570 Fifth Ave., Suite 600
Pittsburgh, 15213 United States
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