Angelo State Russian Enrichment Program
Angelo State University will host a Russian Enrichment Program featuring a presentation by John Griffis, a graduate student in Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian studies at the University of Texas, on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the ASU Academic Building, 2502 Dena Drive.
Titled “A World Divided: Analyzing U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Russia and the Rise of a New Cold War,” Griffis’ presentation will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 004 of the Academic Building. The event is open free to the public.
A San Angelo native and U.S. Air Force veteran, Griffis earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy and Russian studies from James Madison University. While at JMU, he studied abroad for a summer at Moscow State University. After graduating, he spent a year teaching English at the Living Language English School in the Tyumen Region of western Siberia. His primary research areas as a graduate student at UT are Russia, geopolitics and economics.
Griffis’ presentation is sponsored by the ASU Department of English and Modern Languages and the ASU Russian Club.