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Office of the President

President Vincent BoudreauVincent Boudreau was appointed president of The City College of New York by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York on December 4, 2017. For the past three years he has served as the founding dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at CCNY.  From 2002 though 2013, he served a as the founding director of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at CCNY, and is a professor of political science at City College and a member of the City University of New York graduate faculty.

A specialist in the politics of social movements, particularly in Southeast Asia, his latest book is Resisting Dictatorship: Repression and Protest in Southeast Asia (Cambridge University Press) He also conducts research about government transitions to democracy, collective violence, and the relationship between civil society, social movements, and democratization processes in Indonesia and the Philippines. He is the academic adviser to the International Development Program at the City University of Hong Kong.

At City College, Dr. Boudreau has served as the director of the M.A. Program in International Relations, the chair of the Department of Political Science, the director of the International Studies Program, and the deputy dean of the Division of Social Science. In addition to his academic work, he has undertaken projects with ActionAid Asia, Jubilee South Asia, and The Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement, and has consulted for Oxfam Asia, Action of Economic Reform (Philippines), and Freedom House.

Dr. Boudreau received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1991 (Read CV).


Dr. Erica Friedman, Interim Dean of the CUNY School of Medicine

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Erica Friedman has accepted my request that she take on the position of Interim Dean of the CUNY School of Medicine at City College, following the resignation of Dean Trevisan. Dr. Friedman joined the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in 2013 as Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs, and Professor in the Department of Community Health and Social Medicine. She currently serves as the Deputy Dean and Chair of the Department of Medical Education. Prior to her arrival at City College, she had a long medical school career at Downstate, NYU, New York Medical College and Mount Sinai, as well as clinical appointments at area hospitals.


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