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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs manages the development and administration of academic curriculum, policies, and procedures for Columbia College; provides direction and support for our Core Curriculum; oversees the academic advising of our students; and assists the faculty of Columbia University in their exceptional work with our undergraduates.

Academic Affairs includes the Center for the Core Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, and The James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising.


Academic Affairs


Lisa Hollibaugh
Dean of Academic Affairs

Jessica Cubas
Executive Assistant to the Dean of Academic Affairs



Amy Kohn
Associate Director of Academic Affairs


Ariella Lang
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships


Jodi A. Zaffino
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Undergraduate Fellowships