Robert C. Lieberman

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Robert C. Lieberman
Born (1964-09-26) September 26, 1964 (age 50)
Boston, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Fields American politics
Institutions Johns Hopkins University (current)
Columbia University
Alma mater Yale University
Harvard University

Robert C. Lieberman (born September 26, 1964) is an American political scientist and the provost of the Johns Hopkins University.[1] From 1994 to 2013 he taught at Columbia University, where he served as interim dean of the School of International and Public Affairs from 2012-2013.[2] Lieberman is a scholar of American political development, focusing primarily on race and politics and the American welfare state. He is the author of several prize-winning books, including Shifting the Color Line: Race and the American Welfare State and Shaping Race Policy: The United States in Comparative Perspective.[1] He received his B.A. degree from Yale University in 1986 and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1994.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Dennis O'Shea (April 29, 2013). "Columbia's Robert Lieberman named 14th provost of Johns Hopkins". Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved October 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Margaret Mattes (February 27). "New SIPA dean focusing on globalizing curriculum". Columbia Daily Spectator. Retrieved October 2, 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)