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In conjunction with Marietta College’s Phi Beta Kappa Chapter, the series begins with a lecture by Dr. Goldstone, the Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. Author or editor of 10 books, Goldstone’s current research focuses on conditions for building democracy and stability in developing nations, the impact of population change on the global economy and international security, and the cultural origins of modern economic growth.