Janow to Serve as New Dean of SIPA

Fall 2013

Merit E. Janow ’88 was named dean of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) this past spring. Janow, a professor of practice at SIPA and an affiliated faculty member at the Law School, is an expert in international trade and investment. She currently serves as co-director of Columbia’s APEC Study Center, as chair of the faculty oversight committee of Columbia’s Global Center East Asia, and as a member of the University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Janow is also chair of the international affairs fellowship committee of the Council on Foreign Relations.