Faculty and Staff

Urban Studies Program Directors

Columbia College Advisor

  • Amy Chazkel, Associate Professor and the Hirschhorn Chair in Urban Studies, Columbia University History Department

Urban Studies Faculty

  • Gergely Baics, Associate Professor of History and Urban Studies

  • Deborah Becher, Assistant Professor of Sociology

  • Amy Chazkel, Associate Professor and the Hirschhorn Chair in Urban Studies, Columbia University History Department

  • Chandler Miranda, Term Assistant Professor of Urban Studies

  • Aaron Passell, Term Assistant Professor of Urban Studies

  • Mary Rocco, Term Assistant Professor of Urban Studies

  • Christian Siener, Term Assistant Professor of Urban Studies

  • Angela Simms, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies

  • Marcela Tovar-Restrepo, Term Assistant Professor of Urban Studies

Administrative Staff

Urban Studies Librarian

Urban Studies Advisory Committee

  • Elizabeth S. Blackmar, Professor of History (Columbia)

  • Karen Fairbanks, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture

  • Catherine Fennell, Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Columbia)

  • Ester R. Fuchs, Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science (Columbia)

  • Steven Gregory, Professor of Anthropology (Columbia)

  • Kenneth T. Jackson, Professor of History (Columbia)

  • Brian Larkin, Professor of Anthropology

  • Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor of Political Science

  • Maria Rivera Maulucci, Associate Professor of Education

  • Jose C. Moya, Professor of History

  • Randall Reback, Associate Professor of Economics (on leave Fall 2017)

  • Samuel K. Roberts, Associate Professor of History and Sociomedical Sciences

  • Martin Stute, Professor of Environmental Science

  • Van C. Tran, Assistant Professor of Sociology (Columbia)

  • David Weiman, Professor of Economics

  • Weiping Wu, Professor of Urban Planning and Director of Urban Planning Program (Columbia)