See Upcoming Fall 2016 Classes below


Yale Alumni College (YACOL) is a program which offers college level lectures and seminars by distinguished Yale-related speakers to alumni in their local cities for the opportunity for continued and lifelong education.


Our coordinator for Washington DC, Roy Neidermayer, needs volunteers to assist with identifying and engaging persons in DC area as lecturers and to coordinate venues and logistics. Help him offer exciting and interesting programs in our area to Yalies.


Time commitment is very reasonable and most involvement can be done from home or office by telephone or email.


All those interested please register below or contact Roy via this email link, Roy Neidermayer.




Founding of the American Republic, 1787-1815: Major Issues, Major Controversies



James M. Banner, Jr.,’57 (Yale),’68 PhD (Columbia), Historian


Tuesdays, September 27 - November 8, 6:30 - 8:00 pm (no class October 11)



This course will cover some of the major subjects relating to the public history of the United States from the adoption of the Constitution of 1787 through the War of 1812. Those subjects will include the founding of constitutional government, foreign relations and war, law and the courts, territorial expansion, politics and political parties, and sectionalism, and it will include consideration of the major figures involved in all these issues







American Association of University Women (AAUW), 1310 L St NW #1000, Washington, DC 20005



Economics, Politics and the Arab World


Paul Sullivan, ’86 PhD, Professor of Economics at the National Defense University, Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University


Saturdays October 8 - November 12, 10:00 - 11:30 am



This class will be a survey of some of the most important issues facing the Arab World. We will look into the economic development, or lack thereof, of many countries in the region. We will discuss some of the complex and fluid politics of the region. We will look into some of the causes and effects of the "Arab Spring", and why some countries seemed spared of this and others were destroyed or damaged by it.









Chevy Chase Pavilion, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Ste.440, Washington, DC 20015


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