Kathryn B. Yatrakis

Kathryn B. Yatrakis

Kathryn B. Yatrakis is the Dean of Academic Affairs in Columbia College and the Senior Associate Vice President in the Arts and Sciences. As Dean of Academic Affairs, she is primarily responsible for overseeing the curriculum of the College, especially the Core Curriculum. Before assuming administrative positions, she was a member of the faculty of the Barnard Department of Political Science and Director of the Urban Studies program. She continues to teach the Urban Studies Junior Colloquium on Contemporary Urban Issues every spring semester, and her academic areas of specialty include American politics, political participation, and the politics of cities.