Free, Public Event to Feature Top Policy and Foreign Affairs Experts
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 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.
About the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Established in 1934, NYU-SCPS (scps.nyu.edu) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYU-SCPS 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 continuing education programs in fields such as Real Estate and Construction Management; Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management; Global Affairs; Philanthropy and Fundraising; Graphic Communications Media, Publishing, and Digital Arts; Human Capital Management, Marketing, and Public Relations; with complementary strengths in the Liberal and Allied Arts; Translation and Interpreting; Management and Information Technology; and Finance and Taxation. More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty and lecturers to create vibrant professional and academic networks that attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent continuing higher education needs of local and professional communities, as evidenced by 55,000 annual enrollments in individual courses, specialized certificate programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, and public events. The School’s community is enriched by more than 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members.