Claire Ullman

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Comparative Politics & Foreign Government

Claire F. Ullman is a political scientist whose research has focused on comparative social policy. In addition to teaching as an adjunct professor in political science at Barnard, she teaches at Columbia University. She has been a lecturer at the Wharton School and at the School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Academic Honors:

  • Fellow, Brookings Institution, 1996-97
  • Speaker at Columbia University's Ph.D. convocation, 1995
  • Graduate Faculties Alumni Fellow, Columbia University
  • President's Fellow, Columbia University

POLS BC 3507 BC Colloquium: Gender, Politics, and Markets
An 18-student limited-enrollment Barnard colloquium. Admission is by application through the Barnard Department only.

POLS W 3591 CU Seminar: Comparative Politics of Inequality
A 12-student limited-enrollment Collumbia seminar. For admission, see instructions.

PUAF U 8470 Work/Family Politics in Advanced Industrial Countries
A 20-student limited-enrollment Columbia graduate course in Public Affairs.

FYSB BC 1295 First-Year Seminar on Equality between the Sexes


The Welfare State's Other Crisis

The Welfare State's Other Crisis: Explaining the New Partnership Between Nonprofit Organizations and the State in France
Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press, 1999
(Indiana University Center on Philanthropy series in governance)


At Barnard
1114 Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning

Mailing Address:
Barnard College
Dept of Political Science
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Office Hours: 

On leave Spring 2019 
1114 Milstein



Ph.D. in political science, Columbia University, 1995

A.B. magna cum laude in social studies, Harvard University, 1984