John Robichaux is Executive Director of Summer, Inter-Term, and Pre-College Programs at Columbia University, and of Visiting Student, Post-Baccalaureate, and Executive Education Programs at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies, where he oversees programs serving matriculated and visiting graduate and undergraduate, adult, and pre-college learners.
A veteran university administrator, John is a recognized global leader in university-based graduate, undergraduate, continuing/profession education, and pre-college programming. His work in these areas is marked by a deep commitment to providing the world's best minds greater access to the world's best classrooms, and to provide the programmatic support necessary to ensure that students have the opportunity to acquire the skills they need to achieve their highest potential, inside and outside the classroom. He has held leadership, dean, and director positions at Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and Brown, has founded and co-founded numerous highly successful university academic and outreach programs, and serves as a consultant for universities around the globe in academic programming.
A dynamic speaker and experienced executive, John has also created and executed hundreds of workshops and trainings in areas such as executive leadership, diversity/anti-discrimination, conflict resolution, among other topics for university, non-profit, and NGO organizations.
His academic research centers on contemporary Politics, Ethics and Religion, with particular focus on International Relations and Human Rights, and he regularly teaches in Political Science, Religious Studies, and human rights programs.
He currently splits his time between the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area / Silicon Valley and New York City.
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