F303 Fall 2019 The Panama Canal: History and Challenges
Mondays, 11:50–1:15, Oct. 28–Nov. 4
Instructor: Roland Estrada
This course will cover the building of the original canal and the personalities involved. Topics will include the widening of the canal, the Torrijos-Carter Treaty, and the creation of the Panama Canal Commission. It will also discuss the possible building of a second canal in Nicaragua.
Roland G. Estrada served 27 years as a foreign service officer plus 13 years as a contractor in the State Department. He is a graduate of the The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.