On July 8, 2021, Dipali Mukhopadhyay had a new piece in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage entitled, “The Taliban Isn’t the Only Challenge for the Afghanistan Government.” You can read it here.
Last month Columbia University Political Science Ph.D. Dafna Hockman Rand became Director, Office of Foreign Assistance, U.S. Department of State. Working under Secretary Blinken, her team oversees the strategy and efficacy of over $40 billion annually in US investment in global aid.
On June 22, 2021, Saltzman Institute members Page Fortna, Richard Betts, Stephen Biddle, and Rajan Menon were among the scholars featured in a recent Foreign Affairs poll on the troop pullout from Afghanistan. You can read more here.
Saltzman Institute USAWC Fellow Yesenia Hutcher has been selected for a merit based promotion to Colonel. The promotion ceremony will be held after she moves to her new duty station in Ft. Eustis, Virgina, where she will serve as the Director of the Chief Initiatives Group (CIG) for the Commanding General of US Army Training […]
On May 26th, 2021, Séverine Autesserre was interviewed on the Conseils de Sécurité Podcast about her research and career, with special emphasis on her new book, The Frontlines of Peace. You can listen (in French) here.
On May 25th, 2021, Séverine Autesserre was interviewed by Knack, a popular Belgian magazine, discussing her new book, The Frontlines of Peace, and her research on war and peace.
On May 24th, 2021, PassBlue published an interview with Séverine Autesserre discussing her new book, The Frontlines of Peace. You can find it here.
On May 11th, 2021, the BBC World News flagship NewsDay radio program included an interview with Séverine Autesserre discussing her new book, The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World. The interview begins at 44:30. You can listen here.
The Office of the Provost has awarded Page Fortna a Faculty Mentoring Awards for 2021. The Faculty Mentoring Award recognizes three senior faculty who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to faculty mentoring through their work with tenure-track and mid-career faculty in developing their careers. Exceptional mentoring can include offering advice, feedback and guidance on research activities, coaching on […]
Saltzman Institute member Séverine Autesserre has been awarded the 2021 Emily Gregory Teaching Award. The Emily Gregory Award, named after the first female full professor at Columbia University, is Barnard’s only student-nominated and -selected teaching award. It acknowledges one Barnard faculty member each year for teaching excellence, devotion, and service to Barnard students.