This lecture will consider current political and economic events in Poland as it appears that Poland is looking inwards for economic and political solutions to its problems. Dr. Hunter will draw a contrast to the early period in 1989-1990 when Poland boldly embarked on its policy of economic transformation. "The Legal, Economic and Political Context of Lustration (Vetting) on Poland: Is Lustration a Necessary or Inevitable Part of Political and Economic Transformation?"
Dr. Richard J. Hunter, Professor in the Stillman School of Business, is a specialist on Poland. He has published extensively on Poland economy and politics and has also conducted numerous summer student study tours to Poland. Dr. Hunter is a full Professor in the Department of Legal Studies where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in the generic field of business law, including Legal Foundations of Business, Franchising and Leasing, Uniform Commercial Code, Products Liability, Securities Law, and Law in the Media. Professor Hunter recently taught two semesters of Introduction to Economics on the undergraduate level. In addition, Professor Hunter has taught a foundation course in the M.B.A. program, International Perspective, which is a broad and integrated introduction to international economics, international political, legal and economic institutions, culture and risk factors, intellectual property, international trade, and foreign direct investment.
Dr. Hunter has served as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Director of the Institute for International Business, Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management, Chair of the Department of Finance and Legal Studies, and as Chair of the Department of Economics. This event is free!
Everyone is welcome!
Hot Polish food and other Slavic treats will be served!