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Welcome to the Website of Marsha B. Cohen

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About Marsha...

Dr. Marsha B. Cohen is a lecturer, educator, independent scholar, cultural historian, news analyst, and writer in Miami, FL.  A Lecturer in International Relations for over a decade at Florida International University, where she earned her PhD in International Relations, she currently teaches--and greatly prefers--lifelong learning and adult education courses, including online courses via ZOOM.  She teaches for the University of Miami's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and for the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Studies. 

Upcoming Courses

  • Prophecy, Prediction, Science Fiction:  A History of the Future
    Sep 01, 1:00 PM – Oct 05, 5:00 PM
    OLLI UM via ZOOM
    Since ancient times, philosophers, prophets and prognosticators have been looking beyond their own era and forecasting what the future holds. What did they get right, and wrong? The answers may surprise you!
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  •    A Taste for History: How Food Explains the World
    Oct 27, 1:00 PM EDT – Dec 08, 2:45 PM EST
    OLLI UM via ZOOM
    This course will offer a culinary approach to world history, examining the role that food has played at various historical flashpoints, engendering migration of peoples, the rise and fall of civilizations, and inspiring technological innovation. Treat your appetite for learning!
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