Thomas Weiss: "Why U.N. Ideas and Goals Matter: The Millennium Development Goals?

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Spring 2011


Thomas Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where he is co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project. He was previously a Professor at Brown University's Watson Center and Brown's Dean for Faculty. He is also the former President (2008-9) of the International Studies Association.