Visiting Scholar

Ed Johnson presents at domestic and international policy forums, cultural exchanges, conferences and issue symposia ​read more

​​​​Lights! Camera! ROME?


As part of the development of Classic Politics: Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series program, Ed Johnson will attend Capitolfest 17 in Rome, New York. This year's Capitolfest will feature silent and sound films starring Frances Dee & Joel McCrea over three days in August 2019.


​​​​2019 Fall Term


As a Visiting Scholar, Ed Johnson will teach American National Government at Brookdale Community College and Urban Politics at Rutgers University. 


Both classes will feature an intensive study of politics on the American National Stage and within our Urban Communities. In-class, online features and interactive exercises help students to grasp the history, concepts and implications/ramifications of national and urban policy in the Unites States and the global influences that impact local and national decisions. 





Classic Politics

Provides a thought provoking series of seminars, courses and events that examine the role and impact of politics in society  read more

Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore 


"Shorelines are shaped by more than the ocean". Mayor Emeritus Ed Johnson provided an insider's view and exploration of the Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore. Beginning with an in-class session and site visits to Red Bank; Long Branch and Asbury Park, seminar participants engaged  the People, Politics and Perspectives that influence the growth and development of one of our greatest natural resources - The Jersey Shore. Lean more about Lifelong Learning.

​​​​Global Parliament of Mayors 2019 Annual Summit


Ed Johnson will attend the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit in Durban, South Africa in Fall 2019.


The session will bring together Mayors, Professionals and Global Networks from around the world to address critical issues and shared challenges. Focusing on formulating solution-based pathways, the GPM fosters "common actions to counter negative development in societies mainly through action-oriented co-working and to [build] a selection of issues based upon agreed action points."





Local 2 Global

Ed JohnsonAP International develops Local 2 Global Initiatives that connects people and communities around the world read more