Public Affairs

Michael Doyle Columbia University International Affairs

Michael Doyle vividly recalls his first experience with international migration. One evening in 1956 his father, a diplomat then working at the American embassy in Paris, arrived home followed by a bus filled with Hungarians.

Jason Bordoff. Photo by Eileen Barroso.

Jason Bordoff, a former member of the White House staff and a top energy policy expert, started learning about the industry at an early age.

Tunisian electors waiting to vote in the October 2014 elections. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Alfred Stepan has been called the democracy whisperer. As the Wallace Sayre Professor of Government, he’s been watching, advising and studying government and democracy for over 40 years.

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Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed Merit E. Janow as the next dean of the University's School of International and Public Affairs.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed Merit E. Janow as the next dean of the University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), effective July 1.

With the primary goal of building capacity to recruit and fund scholars and students dedicated to social and civic engagement in Brazil, the Lemann Foundation has signed a multimillion dollar agreement with Columbia University for the benefit of several related initiatives.

North Korean visitors to the Mansudae Grand Monument bow in respect to bronze statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il that are 20 meters in height.

In May, 15 graduate students at the School of International and Public Affairs traveled to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea—a research trip to one of the world’s most authoritarian regimes.

Director of the Saltzman Institute, Richard Betts

President Barack Obama’s new national defense strategy represents “a move in the right direction and a chance to do more of what we should have done after the Cold War and before the second war against Iraq,” according to Richard Betts, the Arnold A.