Instructors

Bernard Harcourt

Professor of Law and Political Science, Columbia University

Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, Executive Director of the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights, and Founding Director of the Columbia Center for...

Carl Hart

Dirk Ziff Professor of Psychology (In Psychiatry); Chair, Department of Psychology, Columbia University

Dr. Hart is the Chair of the Department of Psychology and the Dirk Ziff Professor of Psychology (in Psychiatry). Research seeks to understand complex interactions between...

Michael Hindus

Instructor, Columbia University

Instructor, Center for American Studies, Columbia University

Alexis Hoag

Practitioner-in-Residence, Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights

Alexis Hoag is the inaugural Practitioner-in-Residence at the Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights.

Sahar Ishtiaque Ullah

Core Lecturer in Literature Humanities, Columbia University

Sahar Ishtiaque Ullah is an academic, artist, and linguist whose work bridges the gap between the ivory tower and community.

Wilmot James

Visiting Professor of Political Science

Wilmot James is a visiting professor of political science at Columbia University in The City of New York.

James Kirk

Faculty, The Columbia School of Social Work

Dr. James has over a decade of leadership experience in various social service fields. He is a well-respected writer, educator, clinician, and speaker on issues...

R.L. Lewis-McCoy

Associate Professor of Sociology and Black Studies, City University of New York

R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at the City College of New York and on the doctoral faculty at the CUNY – Graduate Center. His research concentrates on issues of...

Cecelia B Lie-Spahn

Director, First-Year Writing Workshop Program

Lecturer, English; Associate Director of the First-Year Writing Program, Director of the First-Year Writing Workshop Program

Cassidy Mayeda

Coordinator of the Rikers Coding Project , Columbia University

Cassidy Mayeda is a graduating senior at Barnard College majoring in American Studies with a focus in digital humanities. She founded the Rikers Coding Project with the...