The Rise and Fall of Great Powers with Prof. Lind

"A great contest is underway—in the world and in the class “The Rise and Fall of Great Powers.” As China and the United States squabble over trade and tariffs, professor Jennifer Lind is asking her students to split into two teams. Their mission? To debate whether China will overtake America as the world’s pre-eminent power. Team Dragon will make China’s case. Team Panda will contend the United States will stay safely in the lead.

In Lind’s government class, students analyze the conditions—economic, military, demographic, political, and cultural—that allow a country to dominate others. Then students apply their findings to China to determine whether it will surpass the United States."

Read more in this article from Dartmouth Alumni Magazine.