Lauder Institute News

60-second Student Snapshot

Learn about our second-year Lauder students and their masters research in this 60-second snapshot video: Featured are: Nader Sharif-Emami Yara Azouni Weiwei Bi Shashank Singh As part of the Lauder Institute’s International Studies degree, all Lauder students fulfill the research and writing requirement for their MA by completing a team-basedRead More

Welcome Dr. Kanyinsola Obayan

Dr. Kanyinsola Obayan Arigi joins us as Faculty Lead of the Africa General Program. She formerly served as the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at MIT, where she developed a digital project on Nigerian tech history, Teko Archives. Her primary intellectual interests lie at the intersection of Africana Studies, digital humanities,Read More

Special Honor for Ronald S. Lauder

Lauder Institute Co-Founder and World Jewish Congress President, Ronald S. Lauder, was honored with the title of Commander of the Legion of Honor from French President Emmanuel Macron on June 3, 2022. The title, known to be France’s highest order of distinction, was presented in honor of Lauder’s contribution toRead More

Lauder Class of 2022 Graduate Profiles

Clark Brown Jr. Latin America Program – Portuguese "After graduation, I will intern at a Lauder-alum founded startup Félix before traveling to Brazil for two months to study Portuguese. After Brazil, I will begin full-time as a consultant at Boston Consultant Group in Philadelphia. I’m grateful for the community I foundRead More

Death of Stephen Kobrin

Stephen Kobrin, former director of The Lauder Institute and William H. Wurster Emeritus Professor of Multinational Management at The Wharton School, passed away on May 6. He was 83 years old. Kobrin began teaching at Wharton in 1987 and was director of The Lauder Institute from 1994 to 2000 andRead More