At SIPA, a distinguished core faculty of practitioners and scholars join with colleagues from throughout Columbia University, including the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Public Health, the Graduate School of Journalism, Teachers College, the School of Law, and the Graduate School of Business. Their combined strength allows SIPA to offer programs unsurpassed in range and flexibility. It is a case study in institutional synergy.

 

 

At SIPA, a distinguished core faculty of practitioners and scholars join with colleagues from throughout Columbia University, including the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Public Health, the Graduate School of Journalism, Teachers College, the School of Law, and the Graduate School of Business. Their combined strength allows SIPA to offer programs unsurpassed in range and flexibility. It is a case study in institutional synergy.

 

Professor of International and Public Affairs and of Economics; Co-Director, Center for Development Economics and Policy
Focus areas: Development economics, international trade, labor economics Eric Verhoogen is Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics. His main research area is industrial...
Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Foreign Service Fellow; Adjunct Research Scholar; and Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Vaida Vidugiris joined the State Department in 2004, becoming a Foreign Service Officer in 2007. She has worked abroad in Colombia as a Narcotics Affairs Section Officer (2007-2009), in Greece as a...
Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs (Part-time)
Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Foreign Service Fellow; Adjunct Research Scholar; and Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Anny Vu is visiting from the U.S. State Department as the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Foreign Service Fellow for 2020-2021. She was last a Special Assistant to the President and National Security...
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Shawna Wakefield is an international facilitator, consultant and women’s rights advocate who has worked in the field of gender, economic and racial justice for over 20 years. She is an Associate with...
Compton Foundation Centennial Professor for the Prevention of Children's and Youth Problems
Jane Waldfogel is the Compton Foundation Centennial Professor for the Prevention of Children and Youth Problems at the Columbia University School of Social Work, and co-Director of the Columbia...
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Dan Waldman is Co-Head of FX and Rates Strategy at UBS. Prior to joining UBS, Dan spent four years as the Chief Economist for RBC's 120-person multi-strategy proprietary trading division, where he...
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Joshua Walker is President and CEO of Japan Society, a perpetual bridge-builder, citizen diplomat, trained academic and global enthusiast passionate about international affairs with a specialization...
Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Robert Walsh is Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He brings hands-on experience in economic development and revitalizing communities throughout New York...
Lecturer of International and Public Affairs (Part-time)
Stuart Ward is an adjunct faculty member at SIPA where he has been teaching Quantitative Techniques for over 17 years. In that time, he has guided approximately 1000 students with customized stats...
Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Focus areas: digital transformation of legacy organizations; media and technology convergence; organizational culture and success; post-merger integration; public and private partnerships;...
Laurans A. and Arlene Mendelson Professor of Economics; Professor of International and Public Affairs
The economist Ebonya Washington joined the Columbia faculty in July 2022 as the Laurans A. and Arlene Mendelson Professor of Economics and a professor of international and public affairs. Professor...
Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Focus areas: green buildings, market transformation, sustainable materials management, sustainability, recycling, circular economy Rob Watson is an Adjunct Professor at SIPA. Rob has spent three...
Professor of Political Science
Gregory Wawro (Ph.D., Cornell, 1997) specializes in American politics (including Congress, elections, campaign finance, judicial politics, and political economy) and political methodology. He is the...
N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy
Focus areas: International finance, trade, macroeconomics, China Dr. Shang-Jin Wei is N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University...
Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Naomi Weinberger ’s primary academic interests are in international security studies, with expertise in the Middle East. Her publications include Syrian Intervention in Lebanon (Oxford University...
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Rebecca Ulam Weiner is the Assistant Commissioner for Intelligence Analysis. She manages counterterrorism and cyber intelligence analysis and production for the New York City Police Department’s...
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs
Maxine Weisgrau received her PhD in anthropology from Columbia University in 1993. She has conducted fieldwork research in Rajasthan, India since the late 1980s, studying nongovernmental...

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