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Explore Global Issues In July At Teaneck Lectures

A musician adapts to the air pollution in China. Such pollution is one of the lecture topics in this series.
A musician adapts to the air pollution in China. Such pollution is one of the lecture topics in this series. Photo Credit: DaiLuo Flickr

TEANECK, N.J. -- The Puffin Cultural Forum is hosting "Wednesdays with Professor Anya Shostya" throughout July in Teaneck, which cover a wide range of topics, beginning Wednesday, July 6.

  • July 6 -- "Air Pollution in China: How Long will the Red Dragon be Choking?"
  • July 13 -- "Financial Stability in the 21st Century: What did We Learn from the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008?"
  • July 20 -- "Friends or Strangers: the Effect of Immigration on the U.S. Labor Market"
  • July 27 -- "Cultural and Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Students' Scholastic Achievement and Attitudes in the West and in the East"

The cost is $10 per session -- and includes lunch.

Shostya received her PhD in economics from New School University and her master's in economics from the City University of New York. She's an assistant professor of economics and assistant chair at Pace University -- and an adjunct professor at Baruch College, where she teaches in the MBA program.

Shostya has also developed several innovative courses, including the Economics of Immigration and Discrimination, China's Growth and Development, Political Economy of Developing Nations, and Economic Issues through a Photographer's Lens. She co-teaches a study abroad course to China, called From Wall Street to the Great Wall.

All the sessions will begin at noon, at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way, in Teaneck.

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