Senior Scholars:
Friday, January 25, 2019

Alexa Royden, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Political Science & Sociology Department

Queens University

Topic: Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics*

Dr. Alexa Royden teaches World Politics, Chinese Politics, Contemporary American Foreign Policy, International Human Rights, International Terrorism and CORE 220.

Her research interests include global governance, international organizations, international security, nonproliferation and human rights. Her work to date investigates the evolution of legitimacy and public authority within international organizations, specifically the nonproliferation regime.


Ph.D., International Relations, University of St. Andrews
M.A., International Affairs, George Washington University
B.A., Rollins College

* see GREAT DECISIONS 2019 ed. - chapter 6.
Lunch Bunch after the meeting

Restaurant choices:

Napa on Providence, Rooster's and The Community Culinary School of Charlotte

Coordinated by BG Metzler and Ruth McDevitt

Reservations are taken at the Lunch Bunch Table
Sign up: 2019 Wildacres Retreat
Monday,  April 29 - Thursday, May 2nd
Cost: $245 per person double occupancy
Registration open

Dr. Greg Ferro

Topics: (2 Programs)

  • The U.S. Constitution and You
  • How These Years 1900 - 1920 Made the America of Today (with an emphasis on WWI)
Relaxing days of learning, reflection, fellowship, laughter, entertainment, solitude, sharing and hiking at this beautiful 1,400 acre wilderness retreat near the Blue Ridge Parkway in the spectacular mountains of western North Carolina.

Organized and Coordinated by Wade Alley and Jim Renger

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This week’s survey covers Lynn Ivey / My Six Steps from Hopeless to Empowered Along  My Parents' Dementia Journey.

Next week's survey will ask about Friday's speaker.

Each week, the survey asks your opinion about the last meeting's speaker and topic.  The survey opens for replies from the time it is sent until the Thursday. Results are confidential and only shared with Board members.

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For those who ordered the
Great Decisions 2019 edition,
you can pick it up at the meeting.

A limited number of extra copies is available for $27 -  first come first served.
Membership renewal

Membership Dues & Directory

New membership dues are $30 a calendar year that also includes the nametag. Renewal membership is $20 a year.


Members who have paid their dues through February 15, 2019 will be included in the 2019 Directory.

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sign up:
3/26/19 James Comey
Former FBI Director,
Belk Theater

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