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Herbert J Ellison
SIS 495
Seattle Campus

Task Force

Small-group seminars address current problems in international affairs, each focusing on one specific policy question and producing a joint task force report. Restricted to senior majors in International Studies. Prerequisite: SIS 200; SIS 201; SIS 202; SIS 401.

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Current Issues in U.S.-Russian Relations This TF will get an overview of world regions and problems on which U.S.-Russian relations currently are focused and will provide an opportunity to study a major question as your writing project. You also will learn a great deal about other aspects of current U.S.-Russian relations from reading and participating in discussion of other studentsí papers. A useful method of preparation for the TF is to examine the Report from Prof. Ellisonís 2006 Task Force; it can be seen in the JSIS Student Services Office.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 10/17/2006