Myles Ren Obituary
 
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Myles Ren

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Dr. Myles Ren died on June 20, 2013 of natural causes. At his death Dr. Ren represented the Economists for Peace and Security to the United Nations, where he served on a number of NGO/UN committees in the fields of human rights, disarmament, sustainable development, education and social development. Dr. Ren has also served as Vice President of the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury and Manhattan, and as the Executive Director of the International Humanitarian Assistance Programs, which implemented development assistance programs in Asia and Africa. Dr. Ren's professional career involved work in development assistance...
Dr. Myles Ren died on June 20, 2013 of natural causes. At his death Dr. Ren represented the Economists for Peace and Security to the United Nations, where he served on a number of NGO/UN committees in the fields of human rights, disarmament, sustainable development, education and social development.

Dr. Ren has also served as Vice President of the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury and Manhattan, and as the Executive Director of the International Humanitarian Assistance Programs, which implemented development assistance programs in Asia and Africa.

Dr. Ren's professional career involved work in development assistance in Third World countries such as Asia and Africa, community welfare programs locally and university administration and teaching in the United States, and overseas. Dr. Ren received an BA degree from Columbia College in economics and developmental psychology, an MA from NYU in counseling psychology and international development, and a PhD from Columbia University in university administration and counseling psychology, where he was a Kellog scholar. He also received a M.PHIL degree from the University of London in International Economics and an Advanced Certificate from the Institute of Rational Therapy. Dr. Ren was awarded honorary degrees from Chosun University in Korea and from Chulalonghorn University in Thailand.

In addition to adjunct teaching positions at Columbia University, New York University, The New School, Pace University, and Nova University, Dr. Ren also taught overseas at the Faculties of Education of the University of the Philippines, University of Malaya, University of Indonesia, University of Hong Kong, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and Chosen University, Korea.

Dr. Ren has been an active supporter of Human Rights watch, Human Rights in China, Amnesty International, UNICEF, Asia Society, China Institute, Japan Society and Korea Society.

Myles Ren is survived by two sons: Courtney in Seattle and Ashley in NYC. The family would appreciate donations in his name to be made to the New York Chapter of Human Rights Watch or CARE Offices.

Visitation for Myles Ren will be Sunday, 6/30/13 from 2PM-5PM 7 7PM -9PM at the Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home 352 East 87th Street, NY, NY 10128 (between 1st & 2nd Avenues) Telephone #:(212) 535-1500. Funeral will be Monday, 7/1/2013 leaving the Funeral Home at 10AM to go to the Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY.

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