What kind of US President will Obama Make?

Speaker : Professor Michael Roskin
Lycoming College, USA

Date :18 November 2008

Time :3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.



Is Barack Obama really a radical? Or is he a conventional politician driven by ambition? What clues do we get from his previous life that might indicate his decision-making style, degree of personal engagement, and vision for America? To what extent will Congress limit his bold ideas and how he handles U.S.-China relations?

Speaker's Biography:

Michael Roskin was a newspaperman and foreign-service officer before earning a Ph.D. at American University in Washington. After his first Fulbright at the University of Toulouse in France, Roskin came to Lycoming College in Pennsylvania in 1972 and has been teaching political science there ever since. In 1991-94 he was a visiting professor at the U.S. Army War College. Roskin has authored several political-science textbooks on Introduction to Politics, Comparative Politics, and International Relations. He is currently a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Macau, Department of Government and Public Administration.

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Department of Political Science


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