Essays & Articles

President Spar is a frequent contributor, both online and in print, to topics of interest to the academic community, and in the realm of popular culture. She also writes the President’s Page in each issue of Barnard Magazine.

Pomp and Partisanship
Huffington Post, September 9, 2014

Leaning In Without Falling Over
NY Times, April 11, 2014

What Men Can Do to Help Women Advance Their Careers
Harvard Business Review, November 8, 2013

Women, Despite Being Leaders, Are Still Not Wonder Women
Huffington Post, September 20, 2013

Why College Costs So Much
Huffington Post, August 14, 2013

The Dark Side of IVF
The Daily Beast, October 5, 2010

At Women's Colleges and After, Girls Rule
The Washington Post, September 7, 2010

Businesses Aren’t Charities
Harvard Business Review, May 20, 2010

Food Memories, February 18, 2010

College Presidents Pen Admissions Essays
The Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2009

One Gender’s Crash
The Washington Post, January 4, 2009

The Egg Trade
New England Journal of Medicine, March 29, 2007