The Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies is very pleased to announce that Dr. V. Page Fortna, the Harold Brown Professor of US Foreign and Security Policy in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, has been selected to serve as our next Director.  She will assume her new duties on 1 July 2023. Dr. Fortna joined the Department of Political Science in 1992, and served as department chair from 2013-2016. We have listed her bio below.

Please join us in congratulating Page on her new role as Director of the Saltzman Institute!

We would also like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Dr. Peter Clement for an outstanding year of service as Interim Director during the 2022-23 academic year. Under Dr. Clement’s expert guidance the Institute was able to expand its reach, spotlight and refine its expertise, and successfully complete one of the most ambitious and challenging years on record. We are deeply indebted to Dr. Clement.

Congratulations, Page, and thank you, Peter!