Joseph Preston Baratta
Joseph Baratta "is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Political Science at Worcester State College. He teaches world history, English history, international relations, and history of science. Previously, he served as a U.N. Representative (1985-88) at the World Association of World Federalists in New York. Professor Baratta earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John's College, and a M.A. in History and a M.A.T. in Education from Boston University. He also earned a Ph.D. in International Diplomatic History from Boston University and wrote his dissertation on the "Origins of World Government Movement, 1937-47".
"Professor Baratta has worked on systemic U.N. reform, the history of the world federalist movement, an international system of sovereign states, and U.S. foreign policy. He is also interested in U.S. foreign policy, justice in international affairs, and human rights courts.
"Dr. Baratta authored The Politics of World Federation, 2 vols-Vol 1: United Nations, U.N. Reform, Atomic Control. Vol. 2: From World Federalism to Global Governance. Other publications include: The United Nations System: Meeting the World Constitutional Crisis (Oxford: ABC-Clio, 1995); monographs funded by the U.S. Institute of Peace on international verification, peacekeeping, arbitration, and human rights; articles on the Baruch plan, Grenville Clark, the Kellogg-Briand pact, and "Toward Global Governance" in Peace and Change (July 1999)." 
- Fellow, World Federalist Institute
- International Advisor, Institute for Global Leadership
- Advisory Board, Democratic World Federalists