Lessons for Late Baby Boomers

I’m eight months older than President Barack Obama, so we fall into the same generation.  Of course, the similarities end there, including his ascent to a slightly higher administrative level than I will ever reach.  Still, we share some things in common because we gained an awareness of the world around the same time, in […]

On Globalization and Diplomatic History

(Or, On the Dangers of Wearing Two Hats at Once) As an adjunct faculty member at CSU San Marcos, I wear many hats in the classroom. The two I wear most often, however, are teaching U.S. foreign relations in the history department and teaching globalization in the global studies program. This semester, as it happens, […]