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Scholars to Speak at Ramapo College about Global Challenges: The Geopolitics of Energy

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 11, 2012

(MAHWAH, NJ)- Keynote speaker, Riad Ajami, professor of International Business and Global Strategy and director for the Center for Global Business at Wright State University, will speak alongside a panel at the Global Challenges Lecture: The Geopolitics of Energy on Wednesday, October 10 from 1 through 2:30 p.m. at Ramapo College in ASB 136. Professor Emeritus of Ramapo College William Makofsky will be a member on the panel.

Ajami is deeply knowledgeable about oil economics and related issues, with a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in International Business, Strategic Management and Oil Economics and with decades of experience consulting to governments and oil companies. He is also an award-winning teacher and a well-published scholar. Ajami will be joined by Makofsky, who will serve as a panelist for the discussion that follows the initial presentation. An interactive question and answer session will take place, as part of this event.

For more information please contact Associate Professor of Strategic Management Jim Woodley at or 201.684.7317.


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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