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In Memoriam: Howard Lentner

Howard H. Lentner, 82, professor emeritus of political science at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, died February 5, 2014. He joined the faculty at Baruch in 1973, teaching mainly international politics and foreign policy there until August 2003, and served as executive officer of the GC’s Ph.D. Program in Political Science from 1979 to 1982. He loved to teach at all college levels and developed long-lasting relationships with many students.

Lentner was the author of Power and Politics in Globalization: The Indispensable State (2004), International Politics: Theory and Practice (1997); State Formation in Central America: The Struggle for Autonomy, Development and Democracy (1993); and Foreign Policy Analysis: A Comparative and Conceptual Approach (1974). He was the coeditor of Hegemony and Power: Consensus and Coercion in Contemporary Politics (2006) and Power in Contemporary Politics: Theories, Practices, Globalizations (2000). He was born in Detroit and earned his Ph.D. in political science from Syracuse University.

Submitted on: FEB 23, 2014

Category: General GC News, Political Science