Carol Becker

Writer and Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts

Carol Becker is Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts. She is the author of numerous articles and several books including: The Invisible Drama: Women and the Anxiety of Change; The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society, and Social Responsibility (edited edition); Zones of Contention: Essays on Art, Institutions, Gender, and Anxiety; Surpassing the Spectacle: Global Transformations and the Changing Politics of Art; Thinking in Place: Art, Action, and Cultural Production, and Losing Helen. She works closely with the World Economic Forum's platform on Art and Culture.