Vera Jelinek and Jacques Fomerand

Vera Jelinek is Divisional Dean, Center of Global Affairs at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Jacques Fomerand is Former Director, United Nations University Office on North America, Faculty in the Master’s of Global Affairs Center for Global Affairs at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Through rigorous scholarship—fundamental or applied—universities are in a unique position to contribute to the search for more effective management and a resolution of such transborder problems as cybersecurity and terrorism, climate change, and cross border migration, to cite only a few.