Leadership

Interim Dean

Jeffrey Shaman

Jeffrey Shaman is Interim Dean of the Columbia Climate School, moving into this expanded role in July 2023 from his position as Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs. Shaman is a Professor of Climate in the Climate School as well as a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Shaman works in the fields of climate and environmental health, climate dynamics, infectious disease epidemiology, and infectious disease modeling and forecasting. He uses mathematical and statistical models to describe, understand, and forecast the transmission dynamics of disease systems, and to investigate the broader effects of climate and weather on human health.

Administrative Leaders

Sean Corlett
Sean Corlett

Chief of Organizational Development & Strategy, Dean's Office

Ruth DeFries
Ruth DeFries

Chief Academic Officer

Meghan Fay
Meghan Fay

Associate Dean for Advancement, Development

Jennifer Genrich
Jennifer Genrich

Senior Director, Communications and Events

Jim Glover
Jim Glover

Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Sandra Goldmark
Sandra Goldmark

Senior Assistant Dean, Interdisciplinary Engagement

Arthur Lerner-Lam
Arthur Lerner-Lam

Senior Advisor to the Co-Founding Deans

Josephine Parr
Josephine Parr

Executive Director, External Affairs & Communications

Janice Savage
Janice Savage

Assistant Dean of Research, Office of Research

Jason Smerdon
Jason Smerdon

Co-Senior Director for Education

Mingfang Ting
Mingfang Ting

Co-Senior Director for Education

Daniel Zarrilli
Daniel Zarrilli

Chief Climate and Sustainability Officer