Yale H. Ferguson, is Professorial Fellow in the Rutgers University-Newark Division of Global Affairs and Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Global and International Affairs. Prof. Ferguson was one of the DGA’s founders and served as Co-Director from 2002-2008. He received the Rutgers University Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research. He also is Honorary Professor at the University of Salzburg (Austria). Prof. Ferguson’s publications include 12 books and over 60 book chapters and articles. Among his latest books with Richard W. Mansbach (Iowa State) are Globalization: The Return of Borders to a Borderless World?; A World of Polities: Essays in Global Politics; and Remapping Global Politics: History’s Revenge and Future Shock. He and Mansbach have a new book in progress, War and Political Evolution in the Ancient Mediterranean. Prof. Ferguson is an elected member of Academia Europaea (the Academy of Europe) and has been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge (UK-three times), the Norwegian Nobel Institute, and the University of Padova (Italy), as well as Fulbright Professor at Salzburg. He is a Life Member of the graduate college Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge.