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. caroldbecker.com