Ahead of World Cup, Columbia Economist Leads the Way for U.S. Soccer

When the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on June 12, no soccer fan on campus will have more invested in the U.S. team’s effort than Sunil Gulati.

A senior lecturer in Columbia’s economics department, Gulati, 54, is president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, which oversees soccer at all levels across the country. He was also recently elected to the executive committee of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), soccer's international governing body.


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Columbia Professors Help Illuminate the Crisis in Ukraine

Ever since the anti-government protests broke out late last year in Ukraine’s capital city of Kiev, many journalists in the U.S. and abroad have turned to Columbia’s faculty to provide insight and essential context on the tangled history and politics of the region.


Simon Schama Documents 3,000 Years of Jewish History in New PBS Series

After a distinguished career that has spawned numerous books and television series on everything from the French Revolution to the slave trade, Columbia Professor of Art History and History Simon Schama is now unveiling his most personal project yet: The Story of the Jews, a multimedia account of 3,000 years of Jewish history.