on foreign policy
The Role of Public
Diplomacy in the
1972 through 2002
1972 through 1979
1980 through 2000:
The Years of Explosive
Growth in Travel,
Study and Language
Learned and Their
Application to the Current
United States–Islam Divide
China or Two?
The Role of Public Diplomacy
in the Evolution of
United States–China Relations,
1972 through 2002
the David G. Scanlon
David G. Scanlon came to Cape Cod Community College from Columbia
University, where he was a professor of international education and
director of Columbia’s
Center for Education in Africa and their Peace Corps Training Program.
He wrote six books dealing with various aspects of international
education, and he was a contributor to the Encyclopedia Britannica
and the Encyclopedia Americana, writing articles on the
history of education in Africa.
At Cape Cod Community College, Dr. Scanlon served as a professor of
He founded the college’s
international studies program in 1980, and was the director of
international studies until his death in 1990.
In addition to his national leadership in the area of study abroad
for community college students through the College Consortium for
International Studies, Dr. Scanlon was a founder of the New England-China
Consortium, through which he brought Robert Nichols to Cape Cod Community
College as a lecturer for the first time.
G. Scanlon Scholarship for Peace and Understanding
offers funds to a graduating Cape Cod Community College student who best
emulates Dr. Scanlon’s
Funds from the scholarship are also made available to other
students who are participating in the college’s
Robert Nichols has requested that his annual lecture series be
named in Dr. Scanlon’s
Contributions may be made to the scholarship fund through the Educational
Foundation for Cape Cod Community College.
Reprinted from the lecture program prepared by the college
the author about
the series introduction
to the series
China or two?