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The Initiative is a partnership between the Center for Justice, lead by Professor Geraldine Downey, and the Heyman Center for the Humanities.

An article on gender and entrepreneurship that was recently accepted into the Academy of Management Journal is now featured in the Harvard Business Review.

Prof. Geraldine Downey is commitment to contributing to the criminal justice reform. 

Join the Department of Psychology on May 2nd for a full day of MA talks. 

At its 249th Commencement on Sunday, May 28, Brown University will confer honorary doctorates on six candidates who have achieved great distinction in a variety of fields, one of which is our very own Professor Donal C. Hood. 

    On April 20th - 21st, Professor Rae Silver will speak at American University on the topic of "Sex Differences: From neuroscience to the clinic and beyond." 

    Prof. Robert will deliver a public lecture in recognition of this honor on April 12th, at 4:10PM in Low Library.

    Watch Prof. Robert’s TEDMED talk here.

    Columbia Psychology Chair, Professor Carl Hart, addresses the so-called opioid crisis in a recent OpEd.

    Columbia Psychology Professor Geraldine Downey was recently awarded the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Trust Award for inspiring her former students to make a significant contribution to society.

    Psychology department chair Professor Carl Hart and his student Zach Wood wrote companion opinion pieces for The Washington Post on the meaning of diversity in higher education and the importance of students having access to diverse faculty.

    Bridget Callaghan, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Columbia University Department of Psychology, was recently awarded a Sir Keith Murdoch Fellowship and a 2016 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant.

    Psychology Professor Geraldine Downey and Professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner pen a New York Times oped on the impact of incarcerating older prisoners.

    Columbia University Psychology Professor Carl Hart writes for Scientific American on the DEA rejection of a petition to classify marijuana as no more dangerous than methamphetamine.