2014 Great Decisions Foreign Policy Lecture Series

Increase your awareness and understanding of global issues through this eight-week lectures series.
Great Decisions is based on a briefing book published annually by the nonpartisan Foreign Policy Association and encourages participants to develop an informed opinion on the role the United States
should play in world affairs.


Dunwoody United Methodist Church, 1548 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338. For driving
directions: dunwoodyumc.org

Thursdays, January 16 – March 6, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 PM

$30 (individual rate includes briefing book) or $40 (companion rate if sharing briefing book)

You can register and pay using two options:
1. Click here to pay via Credit Card through PayPal:



2. Click here for a printable 2014 Great Decisions Lecture Series Registration Form. Mail this with a check payable to GCIV

Topics and Speakers:

January 16

Israel and the U.S, Mr. Dov Wilker, Regional Director, American Jewish Committee Atlanta

January 23

Islamic Awakening, Dr. Lawrence Rubin, Assistant Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

January 30

Energy Independence, Dr. Jay Hakes, Former Executive Director, Carter Presidential Library

February 6

Turkey’s Challenges, Dr. Eleanor Morris, Assistant Professor and Director, International Affairs Program, Agnes Scott College

February 13

Defense Technology, Dr. Robin Dorff, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kennesaw State University

February 20

Food and Climate, Dr. Gerald Pollack, Assistant Professor of Geology and Environmental Science, Dunwoody Campus, Georgia Perimeter College

February 27

China’s Foreign Policy, Dr. Thomas Rotnem, Professor of Political Science & Coordinator, Political Science and International Studies Program, Southern Polytechnic State University

March 6

U.S. Trade Policy, Dr. Alasdair Young, Associate Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology


Can I attend just one lecture?
If you would like to attend one lecture, the cost is $10 and does not include the briefing book. Pay at the registration table before the start of the lecture.

How can I purchase a briefing book without registering for the lecture series?
To purchase a briefing book or start your own discussion group, please email farah@gciv.org.

Can I bring a guest to the lecture series?
You can bring a guest using the $40 companion rate.

When will I receive my briefing book?
Briefing books are distributed the first day of the lecture series at registration. The first article will be sent via email to those who have registered.

Why am I receiving emails from GCIV?
GCIV is the state-coordinator for Great Decisions including the Dunwoody Lecture Series. If you pay with PayPal, you are automatically subscribed to GCIV’s e-mailing list. If you do not wish to receive future emails from GCIV, simply click unsubscribe.

What does membership in GCIV entail?
GCIV membership offers exclusive opportunities to interact with distinguished international delegates at ‘members only’ receptions or over dinner hospitality, where members have visitors to their home for casual dinner and conversation. For more information on membership, visit www.gciv.org/membership/join-gciv.