Vincent Boudreau

Vincent 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 through 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.

At City College, where Dr. Boudreau has worked since receiving his degree, he 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. He serves on the editorial committee of Comparative Politics, and has undertaken projects with ActionAid Asia, Jubilee South Asia, The Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement, and Freedom House.



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December 04, 2023
Dear Campus Community, I have recently been reminded that our holiday party corresponds with the first day of Hanukkah, and I want to ensure that Jewish members of our faculty are not in a position of choosing between a campus celebration and family obligations. Because of that, we are moving the Holiday Party to December 14th. We will gather at 5pm. Sincerely, Vince Boudreau President

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Wednesday, September 27

The first Afro-Latina Hip Hop DJ, Gail Windley, and Rev. Conrad Tillard reflect on five decades of this essential cultural movement. With The City College of New York President Vincent Boudreau as host, hear Windley's experience as a pioneer, in the Bronx of the 1970s, in this emerging musical youth culture. In recent years, she has combined religion with Hip Hop on the radio and at Kurtis Blow's Hip Hop Church in Harlem. Rev. Conrad Tillard, who teaches classes on Hip Hop history and the civil rights movement at City… Read More »

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