Dr. Richard Harris chaired a panel discussion and made a presentation to a group of visiting junior faculty from around the World at NYU’s Multinational Institute of American Studies. Funded by the Fulbright Foundation the scholars in attendance, explored Interest Group Politics in the United States  with Dr. Harris leading off with  a historical and theoretical overview of of interest group politics  and then moderating a panel of lobbyists, journalists, and political advocates. Participating faculty represented sixteen countries across Africa, Asia,  Europe, and South America.