Faculty

Rosalind Morris

Professor of Anthropology
Columbia University

Rosalind Morris focuses her fieldwork in two main areas: South Africa and mainland Southeast Asia, especially Thailand. Her earlier scholarship focused on the history of modernity in Southeast Asia and the place of the mass media in its development, particularly in the encounter between old and new forms of mediation.

Jose Moya

Professor of History
Barnard College

José C. Moya, Professor of History, joined the Barnard faculty in 2005 after teaching at UCLA for 17 years. In addition to his teaching duties for Barnard's Department of History, Professor Moya is affiliated with the Human Rights Studies Program.

Sarah Muir

Term Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Barnard College

Sarah Muir is a sociocultural anthropologist who studies the lived experience of political-economic processes, with particular attention to economic crises.

Elora Mukherjee

Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Columbia University

Elora Mukherjee teaches at Columbia Law School faculty as an associate clinical professor of law. Mukherjee is director of the Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, which provides high-quality legal representation to immigrants detained at two New Jersey detention centers. Mukherjee is a founder and director of the Refugee Reunification Project, which provides grants to help refugee families purchase plane tickets to safety in the United States; a director of the Fair Housing Justice Center, which seeks to build open and inclusive communities; and a director of Warm Heart, a community-based, development organization serving rural northern Thailand.

Alondra Nelson

Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies
Columbia University

Alondra Nelson is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Columbia University. An interdisciplinary social scientist, she writes about the intersections of science, technology, medicine and inequality. Nelson is the author of Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination (University of Minnesota Press), which was recognized with four scholarly awards, including the Mirra Komarovsky Book Award from the Eastern Sociological Society and the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the American Sociological Association (Section on Race, Gender and Class).

Yuval Neria

Professor of Medical Psychology
Columbia University

Yuval Neria is Professor of Medical Psychology at the Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, and Director of Trauma and PTSD at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.

Frederick Neuhouser

Viola Manderfeld Professor of German & Professor of Philosophy
Barnard College

Frederick Neuhouser's areas of expertise include German philosophy, Marxism, psychoanalysis, critical social theory, and social and political philosophy.

Kevin Ochsner

Professor of Psychology
Columbia University

Kevin Ochsner currently is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. Kevin's research interests include the psychological and neural processes involved in emotion, self-control, and person perception. All of his work employs a social cognitive neuroscience approach that seeks to integrate the theories and methods of social psychology on the one hand, and cognitive neuroscience on the other.