Jerry Monroe is a retired Foreign Service Officer. He has taken a keen interest in
the political and economic structures of the countries where he has served over a
Course Title: U.S. Foreign Policy From Washington to Biden: Can It Be Rescued? (Fall Term 2022)
Jerry is one of best presenters that OSHER has. His background and his wife's in diplomacy prepared them better than most!!!
This course met my personal objectives of learning the how's and why's of foreign policy. Helped me understand how US policy evolved from our nation's earliest days.
Course Title: Socialism, Fascism and Assorted Other “Isms” (Winter Term 2020)
Jerry is a fine lecturer, and the readings he selected were perfect.
This course exceeded my personal learning objectives and expectations.
Course Title: The Terrible 20th Century (Winter Term 2019)
The lectures followed the course outline and is relevant today as much as it was during the 20th century. Jerry's subject matter expertise and personal experience make this an especially interesting class.
The leader was well organized and has broad knowledge of the subject. The classes were a pleasure.
Course Title: The Making of a World Power (Winter Term 2017)
An excellent experience. Jerry had a great grasp of the subject matter, including inside stories from his government state department experiences.
The course was well organized with outlines for each session and related readings. The leader provided valuable insight about events and persons involved.