Global Conference 2005
Editor, New Perspectives Quarterly
Nathan Gardels is Editor of New Perspectives Quarterly and Editor of the Global Viewpoint service and Nobel Laureate service of the Los Angeles Times Syndicate. These services have a worldwide readership of 35 million in 15 languages. He has written widely for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and the New York Review of Books. He has also written for several foreign publications. Gardels is a media fellow of the World Economic Forum (Davos). He has also lectured at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Rabat, Morocco and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, China. Gardels was a founding member at the New Delhi meeting of Intellectuels du Monde and a visiting researcher at the USA-Canada Institute in Moscow before the end of the Cold War. He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations as well as the Pacific Council. From 1979 to 1983, he was a key adviser to the Governor of California on economic affairs, with an emphasis on public investment, trade issues and Pacific Basin and Mexico. Gardels earned degrees in theory and comparative politics, architecture and urban planning at the University of California, Los Angeles.