Tracking the World's Hot Spots: "Venezuela - Effects of the Resource Curse"

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Cedarburg Public Library
Community Room

Event Details

You're invited to join Mr. Peter Kranstover this month for Tracking the World's Hot Spots as he discusses "Venezuela - Effects of the Resource Curse." He will talk about the problems Venezuela has had since discovering oil just before WWI, causing bigger problems after the oil embargo of 1973. No registration is required.

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Kranstover spent 30 years as a Foreign Service officer with USAID in Washington, D.C., Latin America, Africa, and most recently, Pakistan. He graduated from Holy Cross College and has degrees in Economic Development and Agricultural Economics from Oxford University and the University of Wisconsin respectively. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. He serves as an Adjunct Instructor on International Economic Issues in Marquette’s Economics Department, is a board member of Marquette’s Center for Global and Economic Studies and is on Wisconsin’s Advisory Council to the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition of Washington, D.C.


Tracking the World's Hot Spots is a series of timely talks focusing on one or more "Hot Spots" each program. The World's Hot Spots series will kick off this September and continue through the spring. Discussion locales will be announced prior to each program date. They are led by Cedarburger and retired US diplomat John Katzka. No registration is required.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors
Presenter: Mr. Peter Kranstover
Rosalia Slawson
(262) 375-7640 ext. 206