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The Journal of International Affairs' podcast series takes you beyond the headlines into long-lasting issues that will shape the 21st century order.

Beyond “Unprecedented”: The Post-Pandemic Economy

Leading experts from Columbia Law School chart a course for economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic and suggest new ways of approaching law, policy, and governance.

The Big Switch

Dr. Melissa Lott of Columbia University brings together historical examples, current events, and incisive analysis to give listeners a deep understanding of the solutions to climate change.

Black Lives: In the Era of COVID-19

African American and African Diaspora Studies Department and the Institute for Research in African American Studies

Capital for Good

Corporate and civic leaders discuss how to build a more just, inclusive, and sustainable society, hosted by Georgia Levenson Keohane and presented by the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School. 

C'est ça l’Amérique

An American election podcast series from the Columbia Alliance Program.

Columbia University Bio Bytes

Produced by Systems Biology Students, listen to interviews with prominent scientists working at the intersection of Computer Science, Medicine and Biology, and Mathematics.

Columbia Bizcast

Columbia Business School

Columbia Energy Exchange

Center on Global Energy Policy

Columbia Public Health Now

Mailman School of Public Health

Columbia Roarcast

Updates and discussion from across the world of Columbia Athletics

The CUSP Show

Sports Management Program, School for Professional Studies

Dead Ideas in Teaching and Learning

Hosted by the CTL's Executive Director, Catherine Ross.

The Dean's Table

Fredrick Harris, Professor of Political Science and Dean of Social Science

Defending the Planet

A Columbia Law podcast on combating the climate crisis using legal means.

The Delacorte Review Podcast

Delacorte Magazine, Columbia Journalism School

Global Thought Podcast

Carol Gluck and Vishakha N. Desaim, Columbia Global Thought

GSAPP Conversations

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation

How to Read

A Student-Led Series

Intersectionality Matters!

Kimberlé Crenshaw, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law

Invisible and On Stage

From Columbia Health’s Counseling and Psychological Services, this podcast is meant to provide an open and informative conversation around racism-related stress and identity and the way they impact mental health. UNI log-in required.

Ishtar Diaries

A Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul podcast that revolves around Ishtar, a major ancient goddess of the region, who allows us to reimagine the arts of civilization as aspects of her all-encompassing nature and attributes.

Just Three

From the Center for the Study of Social Difference, hear artists, activists, and scholars discuss how their work intersects with social justice.

The Kicker

Columbia Journalism Review

Lab in the Time of Coronavirus

Zuckerman Institute 

The Low Down

Office Alumni Development and the Office Public Affairs and Communications

Masaha: Climate Change in the Arab World:

Masaha is a student association at GSAPP that investigates contemporary issues facing the Arab world.

MASCLab Podcast

From the Media and Social Change Lab at Teachers College

On Assignment

Dupont Awards, Columbia Journalism School

People Doing Interesting Stuff

Samuel K. Roberts, Associate Professor of History, Sociomedical Sciences and African American and African Diaspora Studies

Pod of the Planet

Earth Institute

Public Books: 101

Run by a Columbia-based online journal and housed/archived at the Libraries, this initial series focuses on the internet, its histories, uses, and futures.

(Re)Search for Solutions

Creative research perspectives tackling real-world issues.


Digital Storytelling Lab, School of the Arts

Shoe Leather

Columbia University Libraries and Columbia School of Journalism present an investigative podcast series exploring forgotten stories from New York City’s past.

Silver Linings

A podcast about East Asia during the pandemic.

Taking it to Heart

A bi-monthly podcast discussing the latest treatments in valvular disease with host Dr. Isaac George and the Columbia University Hospital Valve Team.

This Week in Virology

Vincent Racaniello, Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology


Columbia Global Reports

Unpacking Latin America

Vicky Murillo, Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

Unsung Stories

The stories of women who undertook significant work at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center and the Computer Music Center.

We Be Imagining

The American Assembly and the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE)

Zora's Daughters

A society and culture podcast that uses Black feminist anthropology to think about race, politics, and popular culture.

What Do We Know?

A program sharing stories at the intersection of science + society, hosted and by Ben Wolman and Kate Steiner and brought to you by the Columbia University Center for Science and Society (CSS)

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