The Center for Global Affairs of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies to Host "The U.S. Election in a Global Context: 2012 and its Potential Outcomes"
 
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The Center for Global Affairs of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies to Host "The U.S. Election in a Global Context: 2012 and its Potential Outcomes"

Free, Public Event to Feature Top Policy and Foreign Affairs Experts

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NEW YORK, September 24, 2012 – The direction of American foreign policy for the next four years will be debated by a high-level panel of experts on presidential policy and world affairs during "The U.S. Election in a Global Context: 2012 and its Potential Outcomes," a special event hosted by the Center for Global Affairs of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  

Moderated by NYU University Professor and nationally renowned legal scholar Arthur R. Miller, the panel will explore economic and energy policy, security issues, as well as key partners and competitors on the world stage, and how they will ultimately be affected by the outcome of this critical election.

Panelists include:

Ian Bremmer President, Eurasia Group

Robert Bryce Senior Fellow, Center for Energy Policy and the Environment, Manhattan Institute

Wesley Clark Senior Fellow, UCLA's Burkle Center for International Relations

Leslie H. Gelb President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

James F. Hoge, Jr. – Counselor, Executive Office, Council on Foreign Relations; Chairman, Human Rights Watch

Malou Innocent Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute

Judith Miller Adjunct Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Contributing Editor, City Journal

Edward L. Morse Managing Director and Global Head – Commodities, Citi Research

James Traub Columnist, foreignpolicy.com; Contributing Writer, The New York Times Magazine

"Public events such as these further the mission of the Center for Global Affairs, which is to educate global citizens,” said Divisional Dean Vera Jelinek, who is an expert in global affairs education and careers. “It is vital to understand the worldwide implications of a presidential election, and this panel will raise awareness of many of these implications."

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will take place at the NYU Law School Tishman Auditorium located at 40 Washington Square South. Admission is free, and pre-registration is required.

To pre-register, visit www.scps.nyu.edu/cga/specialevents. For information, e-mail scps.global.affairs@nyu.edu or call 212-992-8380.

About the Center for Global Affairs
The Center for Global Affairs (CGA), one of several comprehensive academic divisions within the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS), offers the M.S. in Global Affairs and a plethora of noncredit courses and certificates, in addition to hosting a series of vibrant public events on a diverse array of topics. Visit www.scps.nyu.edu/cga for more information.

About the NYU School of Professional Studies

Established in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (sps.nyu.edu) is one of NYU's several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of the School of Professional Studies arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School's diverse graduate, undergraduate, and Professional Pathways programs in fields such as Accounting, Finance, and Law; Applied Health; Arts, Design, and Film; Creative Cities and Economic Development; English-Language Learning; Entrepreneurship; Fundraising and Grantmaking; Global Affairs; Hospitality and Tourism Management; Human Resource Management and Development; Languages and Humanities; Management and Systems; Marketing; Project Management; Public Relations and Corporate Communication; Publishing; Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Construction Management; Sports Management, Media, and Business; Translation; and Writing.

More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty members and lecturers to create a vibrant professional and academic environment that educates over 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe each year. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent professional education needs of local, national, and international economies, as evidenced by nearly 28,000 Professional Pathways enrollments in Career Advancement Courses and Diploma Programs. The School's community is enriched by more than 31,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit sps.nyu.edu.

 

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