IGA-610M B: Leadership and Ethics in American Foreign Policy

Semester: Spring 1

Credit: 2.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Joseph Nye


Day Time Location
Term Start Date 1/23
Meet Day M/W 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Littauer Bldg 130 (HKS)


The first four sessions of the module will survey theories of good and bad leadership and the ethical frameworks for making such judgments. Specific emphasis is on the particular context of world politics and foreign policy as a setting for ethics and leadership. The main part of the course will then analyze a series of case studies regarding selected American presidents in the 20th century and the foreign policy decisions they made.

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