Elizabeth Peiffer

Dean Peiffer is the newest member of the Dean of Students team, joining GS after previously serving as program coordinator of student affairs at Columbia’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Before joining Columbia, she worked as a student services advisor for international undergraduate and graduate students at Adelphi University.

Dean Peiffer has studied, worked, and lived abroad in India, South Korea, and Japan. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, she enjoys cooking, studying languages, and learning about the history and internationalization of New York City. Dean Peiffer holds a B.A. in film and video from Georgia State University and an M.A. in international education from New York University.