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ThomasGWeiss160x120ACUNS Member and former Board Chair, editor of Global Governance, and Executive Director (1993–1998) Thomas G. Weiss has been awarded a prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellow for 2016. The award, which is known as the ‘Brainy Award’, selects “winners based on the originality and potential impact of their proposals, and with the expectation that their research and writing will result in a book or major publication.”

Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, and Director Emeritus, Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies. He has authored or edited some 50 books and 225 articles and book chapters about multilateral approaches to international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development. He was awarded the Carnegie Fellow for his project A World Without the United Nations. “A leading expert on the world body, Weiss’ research looks at how the 70-year-old institution could be more creative and effective.”

To read more about Thomas G. Weiss and the Andrew Carnegie Fellows visit:

The New York Times, Foundation Names 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Winners

Carnegie Corporation of New York, “Announcing the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, “Thomas G. Weiss Awarded a 2016 Carnegie Fellow