Professor Gerald Benjamin events in September

NEW PALTZ – Dr. Gerald Benjamin, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Research, Regional Education, and Outreach (CRREO) at the State University of New York at New Paltz, will be speaking at State Constitutionalism in the 21st Century, a day-long symposium, on September 22, 2010 at the Lewis Katz Building on the Penn State Law campus in University Park, PA. The event will also be available via webcast and will be simulcast to the Penn State Law campus in Carlisle, PA. To see the complete agenda, roster of speakers and registration information, visit

On September 30, 2010 Dr. Benjamin and his co-author Daniel L. Feldman, Associate Professor of Public Management, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and former State Assembly Member (45th A.D.) will both be on hand to sign copies of their new book Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State at the Honors Center at SUNY New Paltz. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event courtesy of Inquiring Minds Bookstore, New Paltz. Call 845-257-3933 for more information.

Dr. Benjamin has also been appointed to the Ulster County Intergovernmental Collaboration Shared Services Implementation Committee for a term extending from September 1, 2010 through December 31, 2012.