Steven Cohen is the executive director of Columbia University's Earth Institute and a professor in the Practice of Public Affairs at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

Cohen is also the director of SIPA's Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, the director of the Masters of Science in Sustainability Management at Columbia's School of Professional Studies, and the director of the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management. He has served for over a decade as associate dean of faculty and then vice dean of SIPA.

In addition, Cohen has served as a policy analyst and consultant at the EPA, and an assistant professor of political science at West Virginia University and Columbia.

Cohen is the co-author of Sustainability Policy: Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy, The Responsible Contact Manager, Strategic Planning in Environmental Regulation, Tools for Innovators: Creative Strategies for Managing Public Sector Organizations, Total Quality Management in Government, and the author of Understanding Environmental Policy, Sustainability Management, and The Effective Public Manager. He is also a weekly contributor to The Huffington Post.

Last Updated: July 7, 2017