Shepard Forman

Founder and Director, Center on International Cooperation, New York University


Shepard Forman is founder and director of the Center on International Cooperation (CIC) at New York University.

Prior to founding the Center, he directed the Human Rights and Governance and International Affairs programs at the Ford Foundation, where he also was responsible for developing and implementing the Foundation's grant making activities in Eastern Europe, including a field office in Moscow.

Featured Work

APR 28, 2005 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Democratizing Globalization

Over 50 intellectual, political, and civil society leaders convened at Carnegie Council to debate the links between poverty, democracy, security and globalization. Participants explored the role ...

Unilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy

APR 24, 2003 Transcript

Unilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy

How is U.S. unilateralism in foreign policy perceived from abroad? This panel of international affairs experts presents a range foreign perspectives and discusses the ...

Multilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ambivalent Engagement by Forman and Patrick

FEB 5, 2002 Transcript

Multilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ambivalent Engagement

After analyzing a number of specific global policy issues, Forman and Patrick advise that when dealing with transnational challenges, "unilateralism is neither wise nor sustainable."