Judith F. Kornberg was appointed Associate Provost, Academic Affairs in October 2013. In this role, Dr. Kornberg provides academic and administrative leadership for academic programs and initiatives leading to the retention and graduation of students. Dr. Kornberg joined Berkeley College in September 2010 as the Dean of the School of Professional Studies, a position she held for four years. Her responsibilities in this position included maintaining academic standards, overseeing the hiring of faculty, and working with other deans to support the Berkeley College mission.
Prior to joining Berkeley College, Dr. Kornberg served as Dean, Continuing and Professional Studies, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. She previously served as Dean, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, as well as Director, School of Continuing Education and Professional Development, at Purchase College, SUNY.
Dr. Kornberg has been an instructor in topics such as American foreign policy, Chinese politics, and international relations, and has published articles and presented at conferences on foreign policy, human rights, and China policy issues. She has worked with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) on community policing and leadership projects. She is co-author of China in World Politics: Policies, Processes, Prospects (2005) and co-editor of Rethinking Empowerment: Politics, Strategies and Women in the Developing World (2002).
Dr. Kornberg holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT, an M.A. in History from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, and a B.A. in History from the State University of New York in Binghamton. In 2010, she coordinated and chaired the Continuing Education Association of New York 47th Annual Conference.