Faculty in the Media

David Stark in the New York Times

In light of Fisher vs. University of Texas, the affirmative action case back before the Supreme Court on December 9, 2015, David Stark, Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, and Sheen S. Levine, Assistant Professor, Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas, discuss the results of their study on the effects of racial and ethnic diversity in a New York Times op-ed, "Diversity Makes You Brighter."

Anna Frajlich Awarded 2015 Prize by the Union of Polish Writers in Exile

Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer in Slavic Languages at Columbia University, was named laureate of the 2015 Prize by the Union of Polish Writers in Exile, which is based in London. Frajlich, the author of 10 books of poetry, one prose volume, and two books of criticism about the work of Jozef Wittlin and Czeslaw Milosz, was awarded the prize for her work as a whole. "Her literary roots lie deep in Polish, Jewish and American culture, but it is in the Polish language that she finds a safe haven and belonging....

Alexander Cooley and Jack Snyder: Rank Has Its Privileges

Alexander Cooley Director, Harriman Institute; Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Jack Snyder, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations, Political Science Department, Columbia University, co-authors of, Ranking the World: Grading States as a Tool of Global Governance, discuss the governance rating frenzy and its global implications in Foreign Affairs. Read more.


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