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Skye C. Cleary, PhD

Lecturer of Management

Dr. Skye C. Cleary teaches at Columbia University and the City College of New York. She spent over ten years as an international equity arbitrageur and management consultant. Cleary has published three books: How to Be Authentic: Simone de Beauvoir and the Quest for FulfillmentHow to Live a Good Life, and Existentialism and Romantic Love. Her work has appeared in Business Insider, New Republic, Aeon, the Paris Review, Quartz, the New York Times Literary Supplement, Los Angeles Review of Books, TED-Ed, and others.


  • PhD, Macquarie University
  • MBA, Macquarie University
  • BA, Sydney University, Australia