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.
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.
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.