Morningside Campus Access Updates

Updated July 10, 2024

The following color-coded campus status levels have been developed to simplify communication regarding the current circumstances on and around the Morningside campus. The campus status level is based upon the potential disruption to our academic mission and/or campus operations. The status level will be adjusted up or down to reflect then-current circumstances, including information received from law enforcement and other sources regarding potential events that could affect Columbia. Continued adherence to university rules and policies remains fundamental to maintaining an open campus. Read more.



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Carlos Pascual

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Ambassador Carlos Pascual is a non-resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He is currently a Senior Vice President at IHS. Pascual served as U.S. Ambassador in Mexico (2009-2011) and Ukraine (2000-2003). As Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Pascual established and directed (2011-2014) the State Department’s Energy Resources Bureau and was the senior advisor to the Secretary of State on global energy diplomacy.

At the Brookings Institution (2006-2009), Pascual was both Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy Studies and launched the Brookings Energy Security Initiative. Pascual created the position of Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization (2004-2005), establishing the State Department’s first civilian response capacity to conflicts.  He was the State Department’s Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia (2003-2004). Pascual served as Special Assistant to the President and successively as Director and then Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia at the National Security Council (1995-2000).

Pascual held leadership roles at the U.S. Agency for international Development (1983-1995), including as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia, Chief of Policy and Strategy for Africa, and in field postings in Mozambique, South Africa and Sudan.  Pascual received his M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (1982) and his B.A. from Stanford University (1980). His book, Power and Responsibility, won a 2009 award for the best political science book published by an independent publisher.

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