Great Decisions Master Class: Struggles Over the Melting Arctic


Event Details

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
Online Master Class
, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Description

One hour lecture on the Struggles Over the Melting Arctic by Professor Jeffrey S. Morton, followed by a 20- minute question and answer segment.

As the polar icecap retreats, the Arctic is becoming a focus for economic development and geopolitical rivalry. Great Decisions investigates the ambitions of Arctic powers both old and new.

Since 1918 the Foreign Policy Association has served as a catalyst for open, objective and non-partisan public discourse of world affairs and American foreign policy. Great Decisions is an annual series that examines the most pressing foreign policy challenges each year. During this global pandemic, we will be offering an online master class for those who are unable to participate in their usual discussion groups in-person. 

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Event Speakers

    • Jeffrey S. Morton
      Professor of Political Science, FAU

      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. Professor Morton has contributed to articles that have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. He directs the Leon Charney Diplomacy Program, which has received forty-five national and international awards for academic excellence and placed 1st overall at Nationals in Washington, D.C. in 2018 & 2020.

    • Jeffrey S. Morton

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