• Visiting Speakers

    Each semester, the Heyman Center welcomes dozens of prominent academics, critics, authors, journalists, artists, and performers from around the world.  These visiting speakers participate in conferences and deliver lectures that are generally free and open to the public.

  • Faculty

    Many of Columbia's faculty members participate in Heyman Center programming throughout the year as featured speakers, interlocutors, chairs, and in various other capacities.

  • Fellows

    Each year, the Heyman Center provides support to a variety of fellows.  HCH-supported fellows include: The Heyman Center Fellows, a cohort of senior faculty, junior faculty, and advanced graduate students at Columbia who meet regularly and receive support to advance their work-in-progress; Public Humanities Fellows, who receive support in partnership with the New York Council for the Humanities; and the members of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, for which the Heyman Center provides offices and other sources of support.

  • Staff

    Our staff carries out the programming, business, communications and marketing, and administrative functions of the Heyman Center at its East Campus offices.

  • Advisory Board

    Our Advisory Board includes some of Columbia's most prominent professors from across various fields in the humanities and social sciences.

People

Spotlight On

John Valverde

Associate Executive Director for Program Operations

Osborne Association

Visiting Speakers

John Valverde is the Associate Executive Director for Program Operations, overseeing Osborne’s Family Services, Treatment and Prevention and Workforce Development units. John first joined the Osborne staff in 2009. Prior to assuming the position of Associate Executive Director, John led Osborne’s Workforce Development services, and was instrumental in the establishment of the Green Career Center.

Full Listing of All Affiliates and Guests

View a full listing of all recent affiliates of the Heyman Center
(including faculty, postdoctoral scholars, visiting speakers, staff, and governing board members)