and the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum are pleased
to continue the lecture series on "The Future of
Communism in Europe and Asia." The second speaker
this semester is a distinguished China scholar, Dr.
Jonathan D. Pollack, who will present a lecture titled
"China." He serves as chairman of the Department of
Political Science at the RAND Corporation, the internationally renowned "think tank" in Santa Monica.
Dr. Pollack was born in New London, Connecticut,
and was educated at Rutgers College and the University
of Michigan, from which he received his doctoral degree
in 1976. For the following two years, he was a research
fellow of the John King Fairbank Center at Harvard
University. In 1978 he joined the RAND Corporation.
Dr. Pollack has written extensively on China's foreign
affairs and defense policy. His publications include
Sino-Soviet Rivalry and Chinese Security Debates (1983), Military
Power and Policy in Asian States (1980), and Security, Strategy,
and Logic in Chinese Foreign Policy (1981). He has visited China
on numerous occasions, including the summer of 1989.
A 5:30 p.m. reception and 6:00 p.m. dinner precede
Dr. Pollack's lecture. Please fill out the enclosed
reservation form, if you wish to attend the reception
For further information, contact the Keck Center