Columbia People

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William Wadsworth, an essayist and poet, is the lead administrator of all School of the Arts Writing Program activities, including the Graduate and Undergraduate Creative Writing Programs, its Summer School and Global Programs.
Columbia University VP of Environmental Stewardship Jessica Prata

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Jessica Prata, assistant vice president of Environmental Stewardship in Facilities and Operations, collaborates with departments across Columbia to help reduce the University’s impact on the environment
Flores Forbes Columbia University Community Affairs

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Flores Forbes is an urban planner who focuses on economic development in Columbia's local community, particularly Harlem.
Kristina Hernandez
Kristina Hernandez, executive director of marketing and communications for Campus Services has been at Columbia for 10 years.
Joseph Ayala (CC’94) is the administrator of Columbia College’s 50-year-old service program, which works with local low-income and first generation college-bound students to help them finish high school and attend college.
Michael DeMartino is responsible for food service at the University’s residential dining halls—John Jay, JJ’s and Ferris Booth—as well as at Uris Deli, Café 212, Carlton Café and the three Blue Java cafés on campus.
Marah Arbaje oversees 21 superintendents who manage 44 Columbia-owned residential buildings that house faculty, graduate students and other members of the Columbia community.

WHO SHE IS: Senior Administrative Coordinator, Department of Public Safety.


WHO SHE IS: Assistant director of community affairs, Columbia University Medical Center


WHO HE IS: Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Humanities and History Division, Columbia University Libraries. Affiliate Faculty, Department of English and Comparative Literature.