This World Leaders Forum program features an address by President Leonel Fernández of the Dominican Republic, followed by a moderated panel discussion on the topic of Professor Ronald Schneider’s new book, Caribbean Crusader: Leonel Fernández and the Transformation of the Dominican Republic. The panel discussion will be followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience.
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York
Ronald M. Schneider, Professor Emeritus and Professor of Political Science, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
John H. Coatsworth, Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Dra. Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, First Lady of the Dominican Republic
John R. Gagain, Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development, Dominican Republic
School of International and Public Affairs