PolySci Department to host talk on Quad Alliance, tensions with China

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor

In an upcoming academic discussion hosted by NMU’s Political Science Department, guest lecturer Rick Rossow will speak on international affairs. Specifically, Rossow will discuss the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad Alliance, which includes Australia, India, Japan and the United States.

The talk takes place on Monday, March 14 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. This event will be held virtually via Zoom. Attendance is free and open to the public.

Rossow is the senior fellow and Wadhwani Chair in the United States Indian Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, located in Washington, D.C. He is also a managing director leading the South Asia practice at McLarty Associates. Rossow graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Russian Studies and Economics in 1998.

His talk will focus specifically on the increasing tensions between the Quad Alliance and China, according to the NMU Event Calendar.