Globetrotting with Uncle Sam: Our Foreign Service Stories
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Taught by two retired diplomats, this course aims to educate on the roles and functions of the State Department as the main foreign policy arm of the US government. Using their own experiences, totaling more than 50 years working in Embassies and consulate overseas as well as Washington, DC, the two instructors will describe what a typical US Embassy or consulate abroad looks like, and how multiple US government agencies work together overseas to protect and promote US security and prosperity and execute foreign policy as directed by the White House. With just 0.5 percent of the entire Federal budget, the State Department has an outsized impact on the lives of Americans at home and abroad. Come learn what diplomats do and what it is like to represent the US abroad!

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Class Sections For Globetrotting with Uncle Sam: Our Foreign Service Stories (OSHER 415)

Spring 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 03/26/2024

Instructors: Susan Niblock and Paul Carpenter. Susan is a retired Career Minister of the Foreign Service with over three decades serving the U.S. abroad in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Paul worked in foreign affairs for more than 50 years.

Date(s) Day Time Location
03/26/24 - 04/30/24 T 11:30 am -1:00 pm UUCE 232
Tuition: $99.00      

Instructors: PAUL CARPENTER, SUSAN NIBLOCK

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