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Iraq ancient design

Rashid Agha house, Erbil Citadel, late Ottoman period, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Zainab Bahrani

Zainab Bahrani, the Edith Porada Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, is leading a project that focuses on heritage destruction in the

Map of Aleppo

New data released by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research - Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNITAR-UNOSAT) shows a stark pattern of destruction when overlaid on the zones of territory control in Aleppo: damaged sites identified by UNOSAT lie primarily within or just outside the outlines of the besieged areas in eastern Aleppo, confirming that this portion of the city has been systematically bombed and shelled for the duration of the war. View full interactive map.

In nearly six years of civil war, the city of Aleppo, Syria’s one-time industrial hub, has become the center of a humanitarian catastrophe and the destruction of one of the oldest, culturally rich cities in the world.
Cybersecurity expert Jason Healey Columbia University Professor

Photo by Eileen Barroso

From online privacy to massive leaks of classified government documents, data breaches have become part of modern society. But in recent months cybersecurity has become a new wild card in our nation’s political process.

Dr. Stephen S. Morse is a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center and an expert in global and public health. He cooperates with scientists world wide on research and the development of early warning and response systems for the prevention of infectious diseases.

Kartik Chandran, associate professor of earth and environmental engineering, is an authority on environmentally sustainable wastewater treatment and sanitation.

India Art Freer Gallery Columbia University

Chola bronzes, large statues of Hindu deities that fill the temples of south India, are perhaps the best-known images of that country’s religious art.

Jan Svejnar, professor of global political economy

Photo by Bruce Gilbert

Jan Svejnar discusses the fallout from Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union.

From left, David Madigan, executive vice president of Arts and Sciences and dean of the faculty; Alondra Nelson, dean of social science; Güler Sabancı; Lee C. Bollinger, president of the University. 

Columbia University has created the Sakıp Sabancı Chair and Center for Turkish Studies, the first such center in the United States.

Insight on Brazil
Events in Brazil occurring contemporaneously with the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are having an enormous impact globally. Here is a roster of Columbia faculty members identifiable by subject matter expertise to help provide context and the objective insight for understanding these issues.
Stuart Gottlieb is an adjunct professor at the School of International and Public Affairs, where he teaches courses on American foreign policy, counterterrorism and international security.

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