Visiting Scholar

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

Rutgers University Fall 2020

As an Adjunct Faculty member, Ed Johnson kicked-off the Fall Term 2020 as Adjunct Faculty teaching Legal Philosophy, Rights and Justice at Rutgers University.

The course examines the formation, place and development of law in the democratic state.  Focusing on the nature of law, its role in regulating behavior for both civil and political purposes, the evolution and various standards of justice the connection between rights, privileges and responsibilities in society.   

​​​​​​​Global with Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series

In Fall 2020, the series will launch a new series with a Special Presentation to the Eagleton Institute of Politics. 

​Stay tuned as The Lights! Camera! Politics! Film Series transforms to the global arena! In 2020, look for special performance sessions at international universities, performing arts venues and political forums providing a unique examination of politics through the experience of classic film.

Local 2 Global

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

​​​​​​Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore: People, Politics and Perspectives

Led a four-day journey in the 2020 Forces Shaping the Jersey Shore seminar. Thanks to a great group of participants who joined us this week for a virtual study of Sea Bright, Belmar, Holmdel and Bell Works.

Special thinks to a fantastic line-up of speakers and presenters representing Municipal Government, Business Development & Entrepreneurship, Private Industry, Community Development, Technology Advancement and Global Industry.​

Stay tuned for information and registration for 2021 Forces Shaping The Jersey Shore: People, Politics and Perspectives.

Flashback Retrospective Live From The Coffee Shop

2020 continues with The Live From The Coffee Shop: "What Had Happened" Presidential Election Series flashback commentary.

On the first Thursday of each month, we will feature flashback commentary to a Live From The Coffee Shop published OpEd from the same month 4-years earlier. 

Does :what happened" provide any indication of "what will be"? Follow the commentary trail and find out the answer to that age old question...Does History Repeat Itself? 


Classic Politics

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

​​​​​​​Our Living Constitution Series

Ed Johnson hosted the "Our Living Constitution Series" in Summer 2020 sponsored by the Long Branch Free Public Library. The FACEBOOK LIVE 3-part series focused on an overview of the US Constitution and historical documents are related to current event issues.

  • Episode #1 "The Social Contract"
  • Episode #2  "We The People"...Who is We?
  • Episode #3  “Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness”

Global Parliament of Mayors 2020

As an Honorary Member of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), Ed Johnson serves as an Ambassador and Advisor on issues and special assignments.

The Global Parliament of Mayors is helping to coordinate both local and international initiatives in the fight against the COVID-19 virus and efforts to contain its spread world-wide.