August 23, 2019

Rio Center Stories: Richard Peña, Professor at the School of The Arts

Richard Peña has been at Columbia since 1989, being named Professor of Professional Practice in 2003; from 2006 - 2009 was a Visiting Professor in Spanish at Princeton University. Mr. Peña has also served as the Program Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Director of the New York Film Festival from 1988 to 2012.

June 04, 2018

Rio Center Stories: Eloy Oliveira, SIPA alumnus

My name is Eloy Oliveira and I just finished my Masters in Public Administration at SIPA, in May 2016. I’m currently the CEO of Instituto República, a foundation based in Rio de Janeiro, aimed at improving public service in Brazil through grants, research and advocacy. The best part of being in Rio is that I don’t feel far from SIPA. Columbia has a Global Center in town and there is always some interesting events going on.

May 30, 2018

Rio Center Stories: Capstone workshop team from SIPA

Here, we feature the Capstone workshop team that was awarded this year's Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson Award for Human Values in International Affairs for their work with UN Women on the project “Using Twitter Data Combined with Traditional Survey Data to Measure Societal Dynamics Related to Violence Against Women in Brazil.” Awarded annually, the Gitelson award was created by SIPA alumna, Dr. Susan Gitelson to recognize outstanding work by SIPA students related to human values in international affairs.


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