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​​Paul C. Clement, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Social Sciences

Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY

227 W 27th Street, New York, NY 10001
Tel.: 2122174925. Email: paul_clement@fitnyc.edu
Twitter:@paulcclement


Paul C.Clement is a Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Social Sciences at the FIT, State University of New York (SUNY). He holds a Ph.D. in Politics from The New School University, A Master of Arts (MA) degree in Politics from The New School University, a Master of Arts (MA Honors) degree in Economics from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY), and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College, CUNY. His interests are in the areas of International Political Economy and Comparative Politics. His current research focuses on the politics of regional integration in the developing world (Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa).  


EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D., Politics, The New School University
  • Master of Arts, Politics. The New School University
  • ​Master of Arts, Economics (Honors). Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting. Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Certificate, Cornell University. School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR)  


ACADEMIC/ELECTED POSITIONS:  

FIT State University of New York, SUNY (09/01/1992 - Present)

  • Chair, Department of Social Sciences
  • Acting Chair, Department of Social Sciences
  • Assistant Chair, Department of Social Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Economics
  • Courses: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Economics, Labor Economics    

​Nassau Community College, SUNY (09/04/1990 - Present)

  • Adjunct Professor, Economics
  • Courses: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Personal Finance

St. Francis College (09/01/1998-2013)

  • Adjunct Professor, Economics
  • Courses: Money and Banking, Labor Economics, Health Economics 

OTHER ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Brooklyn College (CUNY), Long Island University, NYIT, Touro College


PUBLICATIONS
Forthcoming Papers

  • Foreign Aid and Regional Integration: The CARICOM CASE
  • The Influence of National Parliaments on Caribbean Integration
  • Implementation Deficit: Why Member States do Not Comply with CARICOM  Directives

​Articles

The New York Times (March 26, 2012)

  • Reflecting on the Trayvon Martn Tragedy

Thompson/South Western Publishers
Rational and Adaptive Expectations in the Teaching Environment 

Books

  • The Quest for Economic Development in the Caribbean (1999)
  • Petite Martinique: Traditions and Social Change (2000) 

RECENT SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

  • Author and Discussant. Oxford Business and Economics  Conference. "The Economic Impact of Brexit on the Caribbean Community." University of Oxford, U.K. July 1, 2017.
  • Session Chair and Discussant, International Economics. Exporting and Frictions in Input Markets. Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference. New York, February 25, 2017.
  • Panel Presentation, "Brexit: Economic Consequences for the Caribbean Community." Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference. New York, February 25, 2017.
  • Author and Panel Presentation, Poznan Poland. "The Politics of Regional Integration in the Developing World," International Political Science Association (IPSA), 24th World Congress of Political Science," July 23-29, 2016, Poznan Poland.
  • Author and Discussant, Cambridge University Business and Economics Conference, Cambridge, U.K., "Foreign Aid and Regional Integration: The CARICOM Case," July 1-2, 2016.
  • Session Chair and Discussant, New York State Political Science Association (NYSPSA) (April 25-26, 2014) 68th Annual (NYSPSA) Conference. Contemporary Issues of Conflict and Governance
  • ​Session Chair, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) (February 25 -27, 2011). 37th Annual Eastern Economic Association Conference. Ethnic Economic Issues .

​Selected Lectures and Panels

  • "Implementation Deficit: Why Member States Do Not Comply With CARICOM Directives,"  University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Future Forum, May 5, 2015.
  • "Making Unions and Workplaces More Diverse."AFT/NEA Joint Higher Education Conference, Lake Buena Vista , Florida, March 13, 2015. 
  • Film Series: "Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution," Director, Dr. Bruce Paddington. Medgar Evers College, June 20, 2014.
  • Regionalism and International Organizations. "The Politics of Regional Integration in the Developing World: The Case of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)," 68th Annual NYSPSA Conference. St. John's University (April 25, 2014)
  • "The Politics of Regional Integration in the Developing World: The Case of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)." Economic Globalization, Development and Integration Conference, Lehman College, CUNY (March 14 2010).
  • "Higher Education and State Aid: NYS 2011-2012 Budget Analysis." The Fashion Institute of Technology  (February 2011) 

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

Radio

  • WYNC New York 96.3 FM. Pondering the Meaning of a Hoodie After Trayvon
  • WBAI New York 99.5 FM. The Politics of Military Bases in the Caribbean

Published News

  • http://www. WYNC.org. Pondering the Many Meanings of a Hoodie After Trayvon (March 30, 2012)
  • W 27 Street. The Impact of the Proposed NYS Budget on Higher Education (March 2010) 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

  • Co-chair,  conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), FIT, NY February 28, 2014
  • New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Financial and Fiscal Reporting, Tarrytown, N.Y.,December 2, 2014
  • American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Special Leadership Conference, Washington D.C., November, 2013
  • Moderator, Legal Issues, New York State United Teachers Community College Conference, Saratoga N.Y., November  7-9, 2014


RECENT UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Treasurer, UCE of the Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Trustee, UCE of FIT Welfare Trust Fund
  • V.P. Finance, UCE of FIT Scholarship Fund
  • Trustee, Education Affliliates Federal Credit Union
  • Executive Committee, the Faculty Senate


RECENT DIVISION SERVICE

  • Search Committee, Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Search Committee, Dean of School of Liberal Arts
  • Search Committee, Director of the Writing Studio


RECENT DEPARTMENT SERVICE

  • Chair, Department of Social Sciences
  • Acting Chair, Department of Social Sciences
  • Assistant Chair, Department of Social Sciences
  • Tenure and Promotion Committee
  • Coordinator Economics Program
  • Chair, Full-Time Tenure-Track Position in Economics


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Board Member, IPSA, Global-Local Relations
  • American Economic Association (AEA)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • Eastern Economic Association(EEA)
  • Caribbean Studies Association(CSA)
  • New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)
  • American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
  • United College Employees of FIT