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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Ted Perlmutter


Ted Perlmutter is a technology consultant and information systems architect. He is responsible for website coordination and database development and has been involved in the creation of the Religious Peacemaking Database project. Perlmutter’s research interests focus on how Internet technology can promote knowledge networks among political and social activists. Presently a visiting fellow at the Center for European Studies at New York University, he is developing a course on internet technology and international conflict resolution. Perlmutter’s research in this area includes work with Suzette Brooks Masters on a Ford Foundation sponsored project entitled "Networking the Networks: Improving Information Flow in the Immigration Field."

Perlmutter has published numerous articles and book chapters on immigration, refugees, political parties, and civil society. He taught in the New York University Political Science department as a lecturer and an assistant professor (1987-1992) and was the recipient of a German Marshall Fund Grant for the Study of Germany and the Fulbright Commission Fellowship for Study in Italy for research on xenophobic politics in Europe (1993-1995). He was also a visiting fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Italian Studies on America at Columbia University (1997-98).


  • Ph. D., Harvard University
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • B.A., Wesleyan University