Columbia University's faculty and researchers do academic work on current issues related to the 2020 elections. This site will highlight some of that work and offer a way for journalists to search for Columbia University experts for their reporting.


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Columbia World Projects Deputy Director Nominated As Biden's Director of National Intelligence

Nicholas Lemann, director of Columbia World Projects, released a statement on Avril Haines's nomination to be the next director of national intelligence.

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Bollinger's Thoughts on the 2020 Presidential Election

President Bollinger weighs in on the presidential election.

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Columbia Trustee Named Chief of Staff to Jill Biden

Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón, who is also Columbia Law School graduate, has traveled the path from humble beginnings in the Dominican Republic to the upper echelons of diplomatic service.


“If you believe in freedom of speech and open debate, and you believe in a democratic system of self-government, you have to have a vote. You have to have some way in which to manifest the public will.”

—Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University and co-chair, the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on the Future of Voting