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Lee W. Huebner is the director of George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs. Previously he was Professor of Communication Studies and Journalism at Northwestern University. Lee Huebner served for 14 years as Publisher and CEO of the Paris-based International Herald Tribune, the world's first global newspaper. A native of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Mr. Huebner was an undergraduate at Northwestern University and received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History from Harvard University. He was a co-founder and President of the Ripon Society, a political research organization. He worked as a Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the White House Writing and Research Staff during the Nixon administration. A former President of the American University of Paris (where he now serves as a trustee) and of the American Chamber of Commerce in France, he serves as a member on newspaper boards in Hong Kong and Kenya and chairs the Center for the Study of International Communication in Paris. He is also Media Investment Advisor for the The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development. He has organized a number of international study programs for NU students and has served for two years as Master of the Public Affairs Residential College. He has published in a variety of fields and is presently completing a book on "Globalization and the Media."