School of Diplomacy and International Relations

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.

UNITAR online M.S in International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice

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.

UN Today | July 1, 2023

Lost in Translation

Law Professor Margaret "Maggie" Lewis discusses the negative implications of an increasingly tense U.S.-China relationship resulting in fewer academic exchanges.

Foreign Policy Magazine | March 15, 2023

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.

NJPBS | March 4, 2023

Lessons in Leadership: Karisa DeSantis and Elizabeth Halpin

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.

Steve Adubato’s Lessons in Leadership | February 26, 2023

At 77, UN Chessboard Still Requires Mastery

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.

Newsmax | October 24, 2022

Top issues expected at UNGA agenda

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.

CGTN | September 15, 2022

The Collateral Damage in China`s COVID War

Professor Yanzhong Huang, Center for Global Health Studies director, discusses the social, economic and global health costs around China's Zero-Covid policy.

| May 17, 2022

Ukraine’s Wrong Lessons for Taiwan

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.

The National Interest | May 1, 2022

Can Europe give up Russian gas?

Diplomacy Professor Margarita Balmaceda discusses Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the politics of energy.

BBC News World Service/The Inquiry | April 28, 2022

Members of the media should contact the Office of Media Relations at (973) 378-2638 for inquiries and assistance in providing faculty experts.

Press inquiries after hours may be directed to

Laurie PineLaurie Pine
Director of Media Relations
[email protected]
(973) 902-8060


Michael RicciardelliMichael Ricciardelli
Associate Director of Media Relations
[email protected]
(862) 520-9639