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Political science professor Alexander Cooley named director of Columbia's Harriman Institute

Professor Alexander Cooley has been named director of the Harriman Institute, one of the world’s leading academic institutions for the study of Russia, Eurasia, and East Central Europe.

Prof. Debbie Becher answers questions about her new book on eminent domain and urban redevelopment

Sociology Prof. Debbie Becher is the author of Private Property and Public Power: Eminent Domain in Philadelphia, forthcoming this month from Oxford University Press.

For the Public Good Conference

With a keynote address by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Friday, March 28, 2014
10 AM - 5:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

As part of the education program’s For the Public Good lecture series, writers, activists, and scholars will reflect on issues related to the public good, such as education, healthcare, policing, and the environment. 

Lulu Mickelson '14: Community Organizer

Lulu is the founder of the Barnard/Columbia Design for America Studio, a network of interdisciplinary student teams and community members using design for local and social impact.  

For the Public Good: Public Accountability in NYC

A panel with Elizabeth Blackmar, Aaron Pallas, and J. Phillip Thompson
Thursday, November 7, 2013
7 PM
Julius S. Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall

Join a panel of scholars as they explore the issues of transparency and accountability in the management of public good in New York City. For the Public Good is a multi-year, interdisciplinary project bringing together scholars and activists from a range of disciplines to generate a thoughtful critique of the “public good.”

Quinn-Tessence

New York City Council Speaker visits Barnard addressing the needs of women--and New York