The Future of the US Dollar

Date & Time: Monday, October 18, 2021, 5 p.m.  
Location: Coor Hall 4401

Designed to introduce political history and leadership students and members of the community to local and international leaders from a variety of fields, the Political History and Leadership Dialogue Series provides lively presentations and opportunities for discussion about a range of topics.

"The Future of the US Dollar" will be led by Jonathan Barth. 

Barth is an Assistant Professor of History at Arizona State University, and Associate Lead of the Political History and Leadership Program in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies. He specializes in the history of money and banking, with auxiliary interests in politics, culture, theology and the history of ideas. Barth received his PhD in History from George Mason University in 2014. In 2005 he received his BA in Secondary Education from Appalachian State University, taught high school for two years and received his MA in History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2009.

Professor Barth recently published "The Currency of Empire: Money and Power in Seventeenth-Century English America."