Student Spotlight

Student Leader Spotlight: Harrison Vijay Tsui MIA ’24

Posted Jan 31 2024
Harrison  Vijay Tsui

Harrison Vijay Tsui is a New York-based writer, journalist and policy analyst. He currently advises Estonia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on media  freedoms and e-governance. His work can be heard on Malcolm Gladwells Revisionist History, NBC, StoryCorps, WNYC, and NPRs TED Radio Hour and How I Built This. He holds a journalism degree from NYU and is pursuing a dual masters degree from Columbia SIPA and Columbia Journalism School.

Harrison’s Advice to SIPA students: “Adopt the idea of pragmatic idealism. Having this perspective keeps  your vision clear and goals attainable both in class and out. The two  are contradictory in a way, but embrace it. When one is weak, lean on the other.”