About Nick Pozek

Dr. Nick Pozek is an educator, mediator, and strategist with extensive experience leading ambitious projects and cross-disciplinary teams. In his role as Assistant Director, Parker School of Foreign & Comparative Law at Columbia University, Nick conceptualizes and organizes conferences, symposia, lecture series, research projects, and events about geopolitics, international law, and globalization. He also holds a joint appointment in the Hong Yen Chang Center on Chinese Legal Studies and the Center for Japanese Legal Studies. Nick is president-elect for the New York chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution, a member of the Committee for Intellectual Property of the College Art Association, and vice chair of the Board of Trustees of Global Community Charter School.

Dr. Nick Pozek is a mediator, educator, and strategist.

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NBN Episodes hosted by Nick:

Kevin Leo Nadal, "Queering Law and Order: LGBTQ Communities and the Criminal Justice System" (Lexington Book, 2020)

July 14, 2024

Queering Law and Order

Kevin Leo Nadal
Hosted by Nick Pozek

Throughout US history, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people have been pathologized, victimized, and criminalized. Reports of …

Rhodri Davies, "What Is Philanthropy For?" (Bristol UP, 2023)

June 19, 2024

What Is Philanthropy For?

Rhodri Davies
Hosted by Nick Pozek

In recent years, philanthropy, the use of private assets for the public good, has come under renewed scrutiny. Do elite philanthropists wield too much…

Qian Wei, "The Governance of Philanthropic Foundations in Authoritarian China" (Routledge, 2022)

June 18, 2024

The Governance of Philanthropic Foundations in Authoritarian China

Qian Wei
Hosted by Nick Pozek

Chinese philanthropic foundations navigate a uniquely challenging terrain shaped by authoritarian governance. The Governance of Philanthropic Foundati…

Weh Yeoh, "Redundant Charities: Escaping the Cycle of Dependence" (Koan Press, 2023)

June 2, 2024

Redundant Charities

Weh Yeoh
Hosted by Nick Pozek

Weh Yeoh's Redundant Charities: Escaping the Cycle of Dependence (Koan Press, 2023) presents a transformative approach to charitable work. Drawing on …

Yujie Zhu and Christina Maags, "Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past" (Routledge, 2020)

July 20, 2021

Heritage Politics in China

Yujie Zhu and Christina Maags
Hosted by Nick Pozek

Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past (Routledge, 2020) studies the impact of heritage policies and discourses on the Chinese state and Ch…

Enrico Bonadio, "Protecting Art in the Street: A Guide to Copyright in Street Art and Graffiti" (Dokument Forlag, 2020)

February 25, 2021

Protecting Art in the Street

Enrico Bonadio
Hosted by Nick Pozek

There has recently been a sharp increase in cases where corporations have been sued by street and graffiti artists because their artworks had been use…

Virginia Torrie, "Reinventing Bankruptcy Law: A History of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act" (U Toronto Press, 2020)

January 11, 2021

Reinventing Bankruptcy Law

Virginia Torrie
Hosted by Nick Pozek

Reinventing Bankruptcy Law: A History of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (University of Toronto Press, 2020) explodes conventional wisdom abo…

Daniel Horowitz, "Entertaining Entrepreneurs: Reality TV's Shark Tank and the American Dream in Uncertain Times" (UNC Press, 2020)

January 8, 2021

Entertaining Entrepreneurs

Daniel Horowitz
Hosted by Nick Pozek

The Great Recession threatened the well-being of tens of millions of Americans, dramatically weakened the working class, hollowed out the middle class…

Chris Fenton, "Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, and American Business" (Post Hill Press, 2020)

October 5, 2020

Feeding the Dragon

Chris Fenton
Hosted by Nick Pozek

For seventeen years, Chris Fenton served as the president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, a multi-billion-dollar global media company headq…

Zuraidah Ibrahim, "Rebel City: Hong Kong's Year of Water and Fire" (World Scientific, 2020)

September 21, 2020

Rebel City

Zuraidah Ibrahim and Jeffie Lam
Hosted by Nick Pozek

In June of 2019, a proposed amendment to Hong Kong’s Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, sparked widespread protests across the region. Protestors saw in th…