The faculty members who teach at SIPA bring both strong academic and professional backgrounds to the classroom. SIPA has approximately 60 full-time faculty members along with 100 practitioner faculty members per year.
SIPA professor Michael Doyle was recently appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to a new term as Chair of the Advisory Board of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF). Professor Doyle is the Harold Brown Professor of U.S. Foreign and Security Policy at SIPA. He holds joint appointments in the Columbia Law School and in the Political Science Department. He specializes in human rights, international relations, security, and international organizations.