Expert Available to Provide Analysis Following UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's Resignation Announcement

Article ID: 701933

Released: 9-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Salisbury University

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United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley was known for taking a tough stance on North Korea and Iran, though critics have said President Trump’s position on international issues and her own call for the U.S. to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council and UNESCO weakened her position. With today’s announcement that she will step down at the end of this year, what’s next for the United States’ involvement in the UN?

Dr. Eric Rittinger, assistant professor of political science at Salisbury University, is available to provide analysis of the situation. Rittinger teaches a course on the UN system at SU and has been the advisor for the University’s Model UN Club. He also has taught classes in politics, government, and international relations at SU and Syracuse University.

To arrange an interview with Rittinger, call the SU Public Relations Office at 410-543-6030 or email Jason Rhodes, assistant director of public relations, at


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