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DHP D204: U.S. Public Diplomacy

Course Description

This seminar will be a study in depth of the theory and practice of United States public diplomacy. By means of lectures, readings, class discussion, and research papers, students will explore issues of current relevance, including: public diplomacy's challenges in dealing with foreign criticism of the United States; terrorism and radicalism issues; structural and management issues including the role of the Pentagon; the role of the private sector; creative uses of modern information technology; and personnel issues. Special attention will be given to understanding the challenges facing public diplomacy professionals doing their jobs at embassies abroad.

William Rugh
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

William Rugh
Room: Crowe Room (Goddard 310)
Day(s): Thursday
Time: 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm
SIS number: 24327

Final Exam

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