J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy


Iron Sharpens Iron 2015 – Latin America

Join us for an exciting 8-week immersion program uniquely blending the cultural, political, economic and business aspects of Latin America. Study and visit two culturally rich countries that are living in a post-terrorism state of growing economies-- Colombia and Peru, and visit a country whose American built canal has launched it rapidly toward first world status--Panama

  • Receive 8 credit hours
  • Dates: On-campus courses, May 11-June 5; Travel to Latin America, June 6-July 2
  • Prerequisites: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Comparative Politics by the end of Spring 2015 term.
  • Who can apply: Majors in Politics, International Relations, Business/Economics and Economics
  • Estimate Cost: $7,500

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New Director of the Hastert Center

The Hastert Center is thrilled to announce the hiring of our new director, David Iglesias. Read more about it in this article by the Chronicle of Higher Education >>


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