Saskia Sassen


Saskia Sassen is Professor of Urban Planning at Columbia University.

She is the author of
"The Mobility of Labor and Capital" (Cambridge University Press, 1988),
"The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo" (Princeton University Press, 1991),
and "Cities in a World Economy" (Pine Forge/Sage, 1994).
A new book, "On Governing the Global Economy" will be published by Columbia University Press in 1966.

She has received a two-year grant from the Twentieth Century Fund to write a book on immigration in the world economy.


Arturo Ignacio Sanchez


Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Universidad de Bogota, Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogota, Colombia: 1982-1894.

Adjunct instructor in the Graduate Faculty of Economics, Universidad de Santo Tomas, Bogota, Colombia: 1983-84.

Have taught at many universities in the United States:
Political Science: Montclair State College
Puerto Rican Studies: Herbert H. Lehman College, CUNY
Political Science, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY
Caribbean Studies: Hunter College, CUNY
Caribbean History: College of New Rochelle

Have worked for the VICE Chancellor of Urban Affairs, The City University of New York. Administered university-wide collaborative programs. 1990-1993.

Worked for Mayor Dinkins on educational issues, Mayor's Office of Educational Services. 1993-1994.



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