The Hudson Library & Historical Society continues its 2017 Great Decisions discussion series on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m with a discussion on Latin America's Political Pendulum. Dr. Kristina Mani, professor of political science at Oberlin College, will moderate the discussion.

Mani holds a PhD in political science from the Columbia University. Her research focuses on democratization and international security, civil-military relations, and the political economy of security and the military. Her publications include Democratization and Military Transformation in Argentina and Chile: Rethinking Rivalry, and articles in Armed Forces and Society, Bulletin of Latin American Research, and Latin American Politics and Society.

Great Decisions, the largest discussion group on foreign affairs in the United States, is free and open to anyone interested in discussing foreign policies. The group will meet monthly, (the group will not meet July, August, or December). Participants will meet, watch a 30-minute documentary from the Great Decisions in Foreign Policy PBS televisions series and discuss. Expert moderators from area universities and organizations will lead the conversation. Copies of the briefing books, which contain short essays about each topic, are available for participants to check out from the library.

No registration required. For more information, visit or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.