Paul Hersh
Associate Director - Strategic Planning and Communications

As Associate Director for Strategic Planning and Communications, Paul works with Center Directors, Center staff, and on-campus partners to strategically drive Columbia’s global network forward. He oversees all Center-related campus communications, as well as works with each Center to enhance their individual communications. Before joining the Columbia Global Centers, Paul developed global communications for the President of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia and the National University of Singapore, oversaw marketing for an orchestra in New Zealand, and supported sales and marketing for a marine wildlife center in Alaska.  Paul’s B.A. is from Harvard, where he studied anthropology and sociology, and his M.A. is from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), where he studied international affairs and public policy.