Past Event

SIPA's Influence on Global Governance: Can Academics be Presidents?

February 17, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Columbia University Morningside Heights International Affairs Building, Room 1501

A discussion with Jan Svejnar, SIPA Professor and Candidate for President of the Czech Republic, 2008; and Andrés Velasco, SIPA Professor and Candidate for President of Chile, 2013; moderated by Merit E. Janow, Dean, Columbia SIPA; and Professor in the Practice of International Economic Law and International Affairs.

Few schools have presidential candidates as faculty members. Jan Svejnar and Andrés Velasco will discuss their respective presidential campaigns and the lessons for the preparation of future leaders at SIPA. Engage with these professors on how SIPA students can assume leadership roles in their future careers.

Part of the Dean's Lecture Series, this event is organized by Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), in collaboration with the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia SIPA. Registration required.

Contact Information

Geraldine McAllister