In the 2019–20 academic year, SIPA addressed difficult global public policy challenges through our immersive curriculum, world-class scholarship, 22,000-strong alumni network, and engagement with global thought leaders.
As the spread of the coronavirus that leads to COVID-19 continues to disrupt life around the world, our faculty, alumni, and students remain deeply engaged in the public dialogue about crucial events that will shape the future. Read more
Keiko Honda, former CEO and executive vice president of the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, joined SIPA in January 2020 as an adjunct senior research scholar and adjunct professor. Read more
Professor Ester Fuchs and Urban and Social Policy students helped launch Covid Watcher, a Columbia University Irving Medical Center-led project to collect information that will aid NYC communities in addressing health concerns now and support recovery efforts after the current pandemic subsides. Read more
Toomas Ilves—a former president of Estonia and SIPA’s George Ball Adjunct Professor for Spring 2020—spoke at the George W. Ball Lecture and Niejelow Rodin Global Digital Futures Policy Forum on February 21. Read more