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Sebastian Raciti Memorial Lecture Series


In Memory of Sebastian J. Raciti
1934 – 2003

For 31 years, Sebastian Raciti, known as Sib, served in various roles that were instrumental in the development of Ramapo College. One of the founding faculty — he arrived in Ramapo College’s second year — he held various posts during his tenure including director of the School of Metropolitan and Community Studies, dean of the School of Administration and Business, vice president for Academic Affairs, vice president of Institutional Advancement and professor of economics. He was also the director of the Governor’s School for International Studies, a summer program for gifted high school students. In his administrative roles, he helped design new academic programs, raised funds to support new initiatives and scholarships, and recruited new faculty. He earned bachelors, masters and Ph.D. degrees from Fordham University.


The 14th Annual Raciti Memorial Lecture: AMERICA: The Next Seventy Years
October 30, 2019

The 13th Annual Raciti Memorial Lecture: Secrets of Exceptional 21st Century Workplaces
November 19, 2018

The 12th Annual Raciti Memorial Lecture: The Federal Reserve at the Crossroads
October 5, 2017

The 11th Annual Raciti Memorial Lecture: BLS, the Labor Market, and You
October 27, 2016

AY 2012-13
Dr. A. Gary Shilling

President of A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc.

The Age of Deleveraging: Investment strategies for a decade of slow growth and deflation

AY 2011-12
Cathleen Benko

Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte,LLP

Business Excellence and the Changing Role of Work

AY 2010-11
Joseph Calandro, Jr.

Author, Applied Value Investing

Valuation & Uncertainty: Investing in an Age of Economic Distress

AY 2009-10
Dr. Murray Sabrin

Professor of Finance & Benefactor for the newly launched
Sabrin Center for Free Enterprise

The Culture of Excellence in American Business

AY 2008-09
Peter Schiff

CEO and Chief Global Strategist, Euro Pacific Capital Inc.,

American Financial Crisis: Is It Over?

AY 2007-08
Regina E. Herzlinger 
Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration,
Harvard Business School

Who Killed Health Care and the Consumer-Driven Cure

AY 2006-07
Judge Andrew J. Napolitano, Author, NJ Supreme
Court Judge and Commentator

The Assault on Constitutional Liberties