Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at SIPA (1960-1989), Columbia University, and former Russian Institute faculty member, is dead at the age of 89. Brzezinski was honored this past spring at SIPA's Global Leadership Awards Gala, as part of the institute's 70th anniversary celebrations.
In 1961, Brzezinski was made director of the newly established Research Institute on Communist Affairs, which published his Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era (1970). Publications of Brzezinski's work sponsored by the Russian Institute include Political Power: USA/USSR (1964).
You can read the New York Times obituary here.