Fall 2011 / Spring 2012

Profiles and Stories


Visions of a Critical PedagogistVisions of a Critical Pedagogist

With more than three decades of professional experience, Dr. Carol Lloyd Rozansky brings new leadership to the Education Department.

All That JazzAll That Jazz

James Falzone is an acclaimed jazz virtuoso. He’s also got serious teaching chops.


Can You See Me Now? Good!Can You See Me Now? Good!

A new, one-of-a-kind course in the Department of ASL – English Interpretation is taking hands-on learning to a new level.

A Conversation with Mark KellyA Conversation with Mark Kelly

The Vice President of Student Affairs discusses the Honors Program with the Dean of LAS.


A Q&A with Dr. Louise LoveA Q&A with Dr. Louise Love

The Vice President for Academic Affairs/Interim Provost speaks to @LAS about the newly created faculty rank system, the Honors Program, and how her own background in the liberal arts and sciences informs her responsibilities in overseeing academics at Columbia.

City Slicker, She Ain’tCity Slicker, She Ain’t

From the cornfields of Iowa to the mountains of Colorado—by way of the MFA Poetry program in the Department of English—Brandi Homan has carved her own way in the worlds of poetry and publishing. And she hasn’t forgotten where she came from.


Inspiring the Next GenerationInspiring the Next Generation

In one of Chicago’s roughest neighborhoods, award-winning Education Department graduate Michelle Wielgosz is teaching her students to express individuality and question identity through art.