Spotlight on Fall 2015 Topics courses

Spotlight on Fall 2015 Topics courses

GLOA 305: College-to-Career

Mondays 5:55 pm - 7:10 pm

The most important one credit you will ever take! Learn and practice resume-writing, interview skills, networking, and more essential skills.

GLOA 450-001: Global Issues with UN Ambassadors

Thursdays 4:30 pm - 7:10 pm

Professor Sonja Taylor

George Mason University hosts a class of up to 20 students for the class co-hosted by Amb. Kamal (Pakistan, retired) and the “Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations.”

GLOA 450-002: Social Movements & Human Rights

Thursdays 7:20 pm - 10:00 pm

Professor Jennifer Ashley

Learn how social movements across the world use diverse media to promote human rights and social justice. This course will count towards the International Development, Global Inequalities and Responses, Latin America, and Media, Communication & Culture concentrations.

GLOA 450-003: Contemporary Global   Politics: International Negotiations

Wednesdays 4:30 pm - 7:10 pm

Professor Yehuda Lukacs

This individualized research seminar will enable students to focus on a global hotspot and identify the salient historical, political, economic, social, and cultural roots of the crisis. Moreover, they will analyze the efforts to remedy each conflict by regional and/or international actors.

GLOA 450-004: United States and the Middle East

Tuesdays 4:30 pm - 7:10 pm

Professor Yehuda Lukacs

This course is designed to introduce students to United States foreign policy in the Middle East since the end of World War II. We will focus our attention to the evolution of American interests in several key areas: the Cold War and the Middle East, United States and oil, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the quest for peace, nationalism, inter-Arab politics, Islam, the Arab Spring, religious radicalism, and terrorism. Special attention will be paid to changing perception of the Middle East, decision-making processes, and domestic politics.