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What is it like to teach and learn at Columbia in 2020-2021? Read, watch, and listen to stories from Columbia voices below, and share your own voice.

Share My Voice

Columbia faculty and students share their experiences teaching and learning in hybrid courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daniel Geller

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy), CUIMC

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Thomas Groll

Lecturer in the Discipline of International and Public Affairs; Provost’s Senior Faculty Teaching Scholar

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Costis Maglaras

Dean, David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Business, Columbia Business School

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Amanda Sarafian

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy), CUIMC

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Pallavi Utukuri

Assistant Professor of Radiology, CUIMC

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Columbia faculty and students share their experiences teaching and learning in fully online courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Manan Ahmed

Associate Professor of History

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Sajan Bar

Student, School of Engineering and Applied Science; CTL Student as Pedagogical Partner

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Beth Barron

Associate Professor of Medicine, CUIMC

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Julian Chen

Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Applied Physics

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Statia Cook

Lecturer in the Discipline of Astronomy

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Denise Cruz

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature

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Janis Cutler & Catherine Parker

Janis Cutler, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, and Catherine Parker, student, VP&S

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Tal Lazar

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Film, School of the Arts

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Lia Marshall and Aparna Balasundaram

Lia W. Marshall, Lecturer in Social Work, and Aparna Balasundaram, Associate in Social Work

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Vicky Murillo

Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs

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Kalisa Ndamage

Student, School of Engineering and Applied Science; CTL Student as Pedagogical Partner

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Diana Rose Newby

Graduate Student, Department of English & Comparative Literature; CTL Senior Lead Teaching Fellow

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Dawn Nilsen

Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy), CUIMC

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Martina Pavlicova and Cale N. Basaraba

Martina Pavlicova, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, and Cale N. Basaraba, Instructor in Biostatistics, PhD Student in Epidemiology

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Alfredo Spagna

Lecturer in the Discipline of Psychology; Director of Undergraduate Studies in Neuroscience and Behavior

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Jacob Stern

MPA Graduate Student ’21, School of International and Public Affairs

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Weiping Wu

Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Provost’s Senior Faculty Teaching Scholar

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