Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor of conservative news magazine The National Review, will speak at the University of Central Florida about the most pressing matters the winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential race will face.

“An Agenda for the Next President in the United States and Abroad” will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Cape Florida Ballroom of the Student Union. Organized by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, the event is part of the 2011-12 “India Speaker Series.” It is free and open to the public.

Ponnuru, who also is a columnist for TIME magazine, was previously a fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London and a media fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. In 2006 he authored “The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life.”

Ponnuru has published articles in numerous newspapers including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsday, and The New York Post. He has also appeared on CNN’s Inside Politics, NBC’s The McLaughlin Group, MSNBC’s Buchanan & Press, Fox News, and NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

In addition to the Global Perspectives Office, sponsors of Ponnuru’s presentation include The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, the UCF Nicholson School of Communication, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship Program, LarsonAllen LLP, the UCF Political Science Department, UCF Book Festival 2012 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation.

For a full list of upcoming events or to learn more about the Global Perspectives Office, visit http://ucfglobalperspectives.org.