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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 18, 2011

(MAHWAH, NJ) – Ramapo College will host the lecture “Global Governance,” as part of the Global Challenges Lecture series on Wednesday, October 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Robert A. Scott Student Center (SC-219).  The lecture will be led by Dr. Harris Gleckman who most recently served as a Climate Change consultant for the United Nations.

Panelists will also include Professor of International Politics Clifford Peterson and Associate Professor of Political Science Michael Fluhr.

Gleckman has served the United Nations in various roles, and his work and research have focused on matters such as the global environment and equity and accountability in institutions of global governance, as well as climate regime and the trade, economic, and monetary regimes.

Gleckman will discuss the emerging world system of governance and its effect on the United States during “Global Governance,” which co-sponsored by the Roukema Center for International Education and the Model United Nations Club.

The Global Challenges Lecture Series is a new program designed to provide students and the community with an opportunity to learn about contemporary events on a global scale and educate audiences on how such events will impact our lives.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about the Global Challenge Lecture series or the “Global Governance” lecture being held on October 26, please contact Professor Jim Woodley via email at or by phone at 201.684.7317.

For media inquiries, contact Anna Farneski, assistant vice president, Marketing and Communications, 201.684.6844.


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 College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

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, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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