Sage Professor Selected to Participate in Discussion on Terrorism at United Nations General Assembly
ALBANY & TROY, NY – Steven Leibo, Ph.D., professor of modern international history and politics at The Sage Colleges has been invited by TIMES NOW, India’s leading English news network, to participate in a sideline panel on “Terrorism: A Global Menace” this Friday, September 26. The live sixty minute broadcast will take place during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States and this week’s United Nations General Assembly debate in New York City.
Leibo is a former Fulbright scholar, who specializes in the relationship between Asia and the West with a focus on technology ranging from early Chinese Industrialization to Climate Change issues. Since 1997 Leibo has served as an international affairs commentator for WAMC Northeast Public Radio. He is currently a Climate “Mentor” for Al Gore’s Climate Reality project and in November of 2012, Leibo appeared as a guest on Mr. Gore’s 24 Hours of Climate Reality: The Dirty Weather Report global webcast which attracted over 16 million viewers. He is also the international adviser for Brill Publication’s series on Chinese research on climate change. He was recently elected to membership on the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Leibo is also the author, editor and adviser of many academic and popular works.
TIMES NOW is a 24-hour English news channel based in Mumbai and broadcast in India and across several countries. In the United States TIMES NOW is available on Dish Network on Channel 709 (World News Pack), Dish World 709 (Hindi Pack) and live online.
Professor Leibo will be available to speak about the meeting of the general assembly. To schedule an interview contact: Deanna Cohen, director of external relations, The Sage Colleges, (518) 244-4593 (O), (518) 598-4927 (C), email: email@example.com
Interdisciplinary academics, community engagement, international exposure, and artistic and athletic endeavors are among the pillars of the educational experience at The Sage Colleges. Sage enrolls more than 3,000 students in bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs at the coeducational undergraduate Sage College of Albany in Albany, N.Y.; the undergraduate Russell Sage College for women in Troy, N.Y.; and the graduate-level Esteves School of Education, School of Health Sciences and School of Management, with programs on both campuses.