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Jeffrey Lax is a political scientist whose specialties are judicial politics, specifically at the U.S. Supreme Court, and the influence of public opinion on public policy.
Adam Tooze Columbia University European History
The migration crisis, the specter of terrorism, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brinksmanship, pressures on the European Union and financial turmoil in Greece are among the threats that have reverberated around the world.
Marcos Troyjo Brazil Economy Columbia University
At the turn of the century, an economist coined the acronym BRIC to refer to the rising fortunes of the developing nations Brazil, Russia, India and China. At that time, Brazil’s nominal GDP expanded to qualify the Latin American country as one...
Maria Victoria Murillo SIPA Argentina Elections Columbia University

Argentinians went to the polls on October 25 to elect a new president, but neither candidate received enough votes to win outright.

Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk, the Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor of the Humanities and professor of writing in the School of the Arts, is one of Turkey's most prominent novelists. His latest novel is,"A Strangeness in My Mind."
Margo Jefferson Author Columbia University
Pulitzer Prize-winning School of the Arts Professor Margo Jefferson has been a staff writer for "The New York Times" and "Newsweek;" her reviews and essays have appeared in "New York Magazine," "Grand Street," "Vogue," "Harper's" and elsewhere.
Lynn Nottage Columbia University Literary Lions
Associate Professor Lynn Nottage is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays include By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Lily Award, Drama Desk Nomination); Ruined (Pulitzer Prize, OBIE Award, Lucille Lortel Award, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, Audelco, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics...
Phillip Lopate, Columbia University

Professor and director of the nonfiction concentration at the School of the Arts, Phillip Lopate has published essay collections, novellas, poetry, film and architectural criticism, along with other types of writing.

Sam Lipsyte Columbia University Literary Lions
Associate Professor Sam Lipsyte’s most recent book is The Fun Parts (2013). He is also the author of The Ask, which was named a New York Times notable book for 2010; Home Land, a 2005 New York Times notable book and winner of The Believer Book...
Arts at Columbia
Film Professor Jamal Joseph has written and directed for Black Starz, HBO, Fox TV, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. and A&E. His produced screenplays include Ali: An American Hero, New York Undercover, Knights of the South Bronx ...

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