Professor of Philosophy and Political Science,
Vice Provost for Academic and International Affairs, Office of the University Provost
Department of Literature, Languages, Writing, and Humanities
- Ancient Political Thought
- Modern Political Thought
- American Political Thought
- Radical Political Thought
- Ethics and Public Affairs
- Ethics, Human Rights and Globalization
- Current Moral and Social Issues
- History of Political Thought
- Ethics and Public Affairs
- Theories of Citizenship
- Higher Education Administration
- International Education
- BA, Rutgers University
- MA, Princeton University
- PhD, Princeton University
- Doctor Honoris Causa, Caucasus University
Jason A. Scorza is a Professor of Philosophy and Political Science and Vice Provost for International Affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In the latter capacity, he oversees global learning programs, global partnerships, study abroad programs, and the University Core Program. Scorza is the author of ‘Strong Liberalism: Habits of Mind for Democratic Citizenship’ (Tufts University Press, 2007), articles appearing in peer-reviewed journals such as Political Theory, The Review of Politics, Theory and Research in Education, the International Journal of Politics, and Ethics, and the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, and more than thirty book chapters, reviews, and short articles. He also is the editor of Higher Education as a Bridge to the Future (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016).
In the past, Scorza has served as Secretary-General of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP); adviser to the African Union Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology; member of the Board of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO); coordinator of the WISE Program on Education Leadership in Qatar; member of the ACE Council of Fellows Executive Committee; member of the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation Board of Directors; member of the ACE Internationalization Collaborative Advisory Board; and review team member for the ACE Internationalization Laboratory and for the Middle States Commission. Awards and grants include the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellowship; Fulbright Specialist Program Fellowship; U.S. Department of State grant for study abroad diversity; Banco Santander Foundation grant for study abroad capacity; Walmart Foundation grant for veterans services capacity; NAFSA Spotlight Award (co-recipient); Instructional Technology Council (ITC) Award for Outstanding Online Course (co-recipient); and Sloan Consortium Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.
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