Columbia hires former CLAGS Director

Alisa Solomon is moving to the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia
University to head the arts and culture concentration in their new MA program.
She was a Professor of English and Theater at the Graduate Center, and of
English/Journalism at Baruch College, and has written cultural and political journalism
for the Nation, Village Voice, New York Times and other publications. Alisa was the
Executive Director of CLAGS from 1999 to 2003.
Alisa also served as coordinator for the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration in
Lesbian/Gay/Queer Studies at the Graduate Center. The new coordinator is CLAGS
board member Lisa Jean Moore, an associate professor in the Department of
Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at CUNY’s College of Staten Island and the
Graduate Center.