Core Faculty

Associate Professor of History
Assistant Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies (on leave, 2023-24)
Sayantani DasGupta
Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Narrative Medicine
Catherine Fennell
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Allan Nevins Professor of American History
Marie Myung-Ok Lee
Writer in Residence at CSER
Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Social Sciences
Claudio Lomnitz
Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Lecturer in the Discipline
Frances Negrón-Muntaner
Professor of English and Comparative Literature;Former Chief Curator of Gallery at the Center;Director, Media and Idea Lab;Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities;Director, Greater Caribbean Studies Program, ILAS
Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History
Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Deborah Paredez
Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Writing, School of the Arts
Professor of English and Comparative Literature (on leave, 2023-24)
Audra Simpson
Professor of Anthropology (on leave, 2023-24)
Professor of History
CSER continues to be Columbia's main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity and race and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities. The Center also offers a wide range of public programming, including Artist at the Center, Indigenous Forum, and Latino Public Speaker Series and the Transnational Asian/American Speaker Series. CSER's most recent spaces include the Media and Idea Lab and Gallery at the Center, a space dedicated to curating artistic and thematic exhibits around the Center’s key areas of interest.
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