The Dean's Table Podcast

The Dean's Table Podcast

Latest Episodes

Professor of Political Science & History Ira Katznelson – DT015
July 14, 2022

Professor of Political Science & History Ira Katznelson talks to Dean Harris about how he decided to cross the Brooklyn Bridge to attend college in Morningside Heights, how he decided to pursue the st

Sociology Professor Mario L. Small – DT014
June 17, 2022

Sociology Professor Mario L. Small joins Dean Fredrick Harris on The Dean's Table to reflect on whether being born and raised in Panama shaped his insights as a sociologist, to discuss how and when he

Religion Chair & Professor AAADS Josef Sorett – DT013
March 28, 2022

Professor Sorett speaks with the dean about his upbringing in Boston, attending college at an evangelical Christian school in Tulsa, his graduate work at a theological seminary and doctoral studies at

Anthropology Professor Rosalind Morris – DT012
November 21, 2021

Professor Morris speaks with Dean Harris about how she decided to become an anthropologist, to reflect on her ethnographic and creative work in South Africa, to share with us how important collaborati

Professor of Architecture & AAADS Mabel O. Wilson – DT011
June 23, 2020

Mabel O. Wilson is the Nancy and George Rupp Professor of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Columbia University. Her research specializes in space,

Economics Professor Miguel Urquiola – DT010
May 20, 2020

Miguel Urquiola is Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs and serves as chair of the Economics Department at Columbia University. His research focuses on the economics of education and his work has appeared in American Economic Rev...

History Professor Manan Ahmed – DT009
April 03, 2020

Manan Ahmed is Associate Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author of two books and is working on a third. His most recent book is titled A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia and his upcoming book is ti...

Political Science Professor Page Fortna – DT008
February 26, 2020

Page Fortna is the Harold Brown Professor of US Foreign and Security Policy at Columbia University. She's the author of two books, Peace Time: Cease-Fire Agreements and the Durability of Peace, and Does Peacekeeping Work?

Sociology Professor Andreas Wimmer – DT007
February 04, 2020

Professor Wimmer speaks with Dean Harris about his research on and definitions of nationalism and ethnic exclusion, his turn from anthropology to sociology, and why he uses a wide range of methodological tools to make sense of nationalism,

Professor of History & AAADS Frank Guridy – DT006
April 24, 2019

Professor Guridy and Dean Harris discuss Professor Guridys childhood in the Bronx in the 1980s, his book about the African diaspora of the Caribbean, and his latest research on the history of popular