Former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton is reportedly joining Columbia University as an adjunct professor of global politics
In the fall, Hillary Clinton will begin teaching international politics and policy at Columbia University.
It was announced today by Columbia President Lee Bollinger that the former US Secretary of State will be working as a professor of practise at the School of International and Public Affairs and as a presidential fellow at Columbia World Projects.
Bollinger said in the announcement that Clinton is “extraordinary in what she can bring to the University’s missions of research, teaching, public service, and engagement for the public good” because of her “extraordinary talents and capacities” and “unique life experiences.”
Clinton, now 75 years old, will collaborate closely with Keren Yarhi-Milo, the dean of the school of public affairs, on programmes aimed at empowering women in international politics and policymaking. Clinton plans to promote efforts to revitalise democracy and involve women and youth through her work at Columbia University’s World Projects.
Clinton said that she was moved by Columbia’s mission to “educate the next generation of US and global policy leaders, translate insights into impact, and help address some of the world’s most pressing challenges.”
Clinton, who ran for president on the Democratic ticket in 2016, will join the Columbia University faculty in the 2023–2024 school year.