Wed, Feb 25, 2015, 12:23pm
The final installment of Columbia history professor Eric Foner’s Civil War and Reconstruction Era course will be released on the non-profit massive open online course platform edX on Wednesday.
Use of junior faculty reaches three-year high, prominent generation of American history faculty set to retire
Thu, Jan 29, 2015, 10:32am
The number of undergraduate American history courses taught by tenured professors has declined 44 percent over the past three years, resulting in increased reliance on visiting and adjunct professors to maintain course offerings.
Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 3:38am
Professor Eric Foner’s reputation precedes him. Aside from being an inspiring and legendary figure in Columbia’s history department, Foner has penned over twenty books, and won a Pulitzer Prize, a Lincoln Prize, and a Bancroft prize.
Thu, Nov 1, 2012, 4:21am
Ever since the infamous 1968 protests, America has seen Columbia as a bastion of liberalism, but today this activist presence has calmed down and Columbia's politics stand out less as most universities lean to the left.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012, 4:30am
Now that the Supreme Court has decided to hear Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the Grutter and Gratz decisions could be overturned, which Bollinger said could have “major consequences.”
Thu, Mar 22, 2012, 5:12am
Prominent author Paul Auster and history professor Eric Foner will speak at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences convocation in May.
Mon, Oct 18, 2010, 12:08am
History professor Eric Foner talks about his new book, "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."