Hillary Clinton joins Columbia as professor and researcher in global affairs: NPR
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Hillary Clinton will join Columbia University as a professor and Presidential Fellow in Global Affairs, the university announced Thursday.
Clinton will become a professor of practice in the School of International and Public Affairs and a Columbia World Projects Presidential Fellow next month, Columbia Chairman Lee S. Bollinger said in a statement.
“Given her exceptional talents and abilities, as well as her unique life experiences, Hillary Clinton is uniquely and uniquely placed to contribute to the university’s academic and educational missions, as well as public service and community commitment. good,” Bollinger said.
In addition to teaching, Clinton collaborates with senior faculty on global policy initiatives and ways to effectively engage with youth and women.
“Columbia’s desire to educate the next generation of political leaders and help solve some of the world’s most pressing problems resonates with me,” Clinton said. said Thursday. “I’m excited to join this community.”
I personally like Colombia’s desire to educate the next generation of political leaders and help solve the world’s most pressing problems. I am glad to join this community. https://t.co/MweRONBKsX
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 5, 2023
Columbia World Projects manages a number of projects that allow Columbia to leverage research opportunities in New York and around the world. Projects range from tackling climate change and mental health issues to socio-economic inequalities in health and education.
“We look forward to his contributions to our efforts to advance rigorous scholarship and promote sound policy and effective action,” said Wafaa El-Sadr, director of Columbia World Projects.
Bollinger said Clinton will begin teaching students in the classroom beginning in the fall of 2023 as part of her teaching position in the School of International and Public Affairs.
“She is a brilliant leader who has been at the forefront of virtually every challenge facing our world, from the global struggle to preserve democracy to the protection of women’s rights and the ruthless protection of human beings. marginalized around the world,” Keren Jarhi-Milo, dean of the School of International and Public Affairs, said in a statement.
Clinton received an honorary degree from Columbia in 2022 for her public service. He shared impromptu remarks with the Class of 2022. He also gave a keynote address on criminal justice reform at a public policy forum in Columbia in 2015 while running for president.
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