Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Madame Leymah Gbowee told Seton Hall students and future leaders that peace starts with them.
In the Media
Seton Hall faculty are regularly featured in national and international media outlets for their academic expertise and ground-breaking research. Below is a sampling of recent media coverage.
Highlighting Keaton Douglas, Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology alumna and founder/executive director of the iTHIRST initiative and iTHIRST Spiritual Companionship Certificate faith-based training to support those suffering from substance-use disorders.
Diplomacy Professor Zheng Wang, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies director, describes Chinese President Xi’s U.S. visit and the “Biden-Xi” summit as symbolizing a potential turning point in bilateral ties after the hostility of recent years.
Diplomacy Professor and author David Wood looks at the ethics of political commemoration, discussing the complexities around mediation and national reconciliation, focusing on the recognition of injustices and trauma suffered by all parties for authentic peacebuilding that is more likely to lead to a peaceful future.
Diplomacy Professor Brendan Valeriano, an expert in military intelligence and emergent technology, discusses the security dilemma of depending on advanced weapons systems to solve the Russia and Ukraine war.
Martin Edwards, International Diplomacy thought leader, positively reflects on the UN Secretary-General’s approach to Russia’s war with Ukraine.
The School of Diplomacy and UNITAR have created a new leadership program to equip mid-level professionals with the necessary skills to positively impact today’s world with an online M.S. in International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice.
International organizations scholar Martin Edwards, Diplomacy Professor and Chair, discusses World Press Freedom Day and the need for greater transparency.
Global Health policy thought leader Yanzhong Huang discusses China's new narrative on the COVID-19 outbreak and government response.
Law Professor Margaret "Maggie" Lewis discusses the negative implications of an increasingly tense U.S.-China relationship resulting in fewer academic exchanges.
The Aftermath of COVID in China
Professor Yanzhong Huang, Director, Center for Global Health Studies, discusses China's COVID policy and significance for the U.S. with Emmy-award winning anchor Steve Adubato.
Elizabeth V. Halpin discusses the University's cutting-edge interdisciplinary leadership program that empowers future leaders in these disruptive times to respond through innovative mentoring, executive coaching, and empowerment.
Hugh Dugan, Sharkey Scholar and Fellow, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies, discusses the national urgency for mastering diplomacy on UN Day, celebrating the organization's 60th anniversary.
Professor Yanzhong Huang, Center for Global Health Studies director, discusses the 20th National Congress and the potential easing of China's zero-COVID policy.
Diplomacy Professor Zheng Wang, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies director, discusses the national approach of education emerging in Hong Kong today.
International monetary expert Martin Edwards discusses the opening of the United Nations General Assembly and how economic aftershocks of COVID-19 plus inflation have made it harder for many countries to service their debt.
Professor Yanzhong Huang, Center for Global Health Studies director, discusses the social, economic and global health costs around China's Zero-Covid policy.
Professor Yanzhong Huang, Center for Global Health Studies director, discusses global health, security, politics and public policy issues around China’s Zero-Covid policy.
Diplomacy Professor Zheng Wang, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies director, discusses national identity and effective foreign policy planning lessons for China and Taiwan compared to Russia and Ukraine.
Diplomacy Professor Margarita Balmaceda discusses Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the politics of energy.
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