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Office of the Dean

Troy J. Eggers 

Interim Dean
Columbia University School of Professional Studies

Executive Vice Provost
Columbia University

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Office of the Dean

Troy has been a member of the Columbia community for nearly two decades. He joined the Office of the Provost in 2011 and was appointed Interim Dean of the School of Professional Studies, effective July 1, 2020. 

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Dean’s Council

Columbia University faculty who oversee SPS programming, policies, and full-time faculty appointments, promote academic excellence, and offer the Dean strategic counsel.


Kristine Billmyer, Ph.D.
Dean Emerita, School of Professional Studies

Kitty Kay Chan, Ph.D.
Professor of Professional Practice;
Academic Director, M.S. in Applied Analytics Program, School of Professional Studies

Matthew Connelly, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of History, Columbia University

Siddhartha Dalal, Ph.D.
Professor of Professional Practice in Applied Analytics, School of Professional Studies

Geraldine Downey, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology;
Director, Center for Justice

David Hajdu
Professor of Journalism, School of Journalism

Robert Klitzman, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Mailman School of Public Health;
Academic Director, Bioethics, School of Professional Studies

Arthur M. Langer, Ed.D.
Professor of Practice in Technology Management, 
Academic Director, Technology Management, School of Professional Studies;
Director, Center for Technology Management

Brendan O’Flaherty, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics,
Arts and Sciences

Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History, Sociomedical Sciences, and African American Studies

Scott Rosner
Professor of Professional Practice;
Academic Director, M.S. in Sports Management Program, School of Professional Studies

Josef Sorett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religion and African American and African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University;
Director of the Center on African-American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice

Brent Stockwell, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry, Columbia University;
Director, Columbia University Chemical Probe Synthesis Facility;
Co-director, High-Throughput Screening, Columbia Genome Center

Gregory J. Wawro, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Arts and Sciences

Josh Whitford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Arts and Sciences