A man in a bookshelf-lined room

The Joy of Looking

Professor Robert E. Harrist Jr. GSAS’81 delights in the study of art in all its forms.

Making Her Mark

NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito ’91 advocates for the underserved.

Michael Oren

Dual Identity

Michael Oren ’77, SIPA’78 bridges the American-Israeli divide.

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Volume 43 Number 2
Winter 2015–16

Editor in Chief
Alex Sachare ’71

Executive Editor
Lisa Palladino

Managing Editor
Alexis Tonti SOA’11

Editorial Assistant
Anne-Ryan Heatwole JRN’09

Forum Editor
Rose Kernochan BC’82

Contributing Writer
Shira Boss ’93, JRN’97, SIPA’98

Editorial Intern
Aiyana K. White ’18

Art Director
Eson Chan

Contributing Photographers
Eileen Barroso
Jörg Meyer


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