Berkeley College Appoints Judith Kornberg, PhD, as Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

, 2014

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Judith Kornberg, PhD, has been appointed Berkeley College Associate Provost, Academic Affairs.  In this role, Dr. Kornberg will provide academic and administrative leadership for academic programs and initiatives leading to the retention and graduation of students.   

“Dr. Kornberg is an asset to Berkeley College,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College.  “Since she joined Berkeley in September 2010 as Dean of the School of Professional Studies, she has proven to be an innovative leader in the criminal justice and social services fields.  Now, as Associate Provost, this creativity will be applied across all disciplines.”

Dr. Kornberg also has worked with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services on community policy and leadership projects.  In 2010 she coordinated and chaired the 47th Annual Conference of the Continuing Education Association of New York.  

As an instructor, Dr. Kornberg taught courses in American foreign policy, Chinese politics and international relations.  She co-authored “China in World Politics: Policies, Processes, Prospects” (2005) and co-edited “Rethinking Empowerment: Politics, Strategies and Women in the Developing World” (2002). At conferences in recent years she presented on foreign policy and human rights issues. 
Dr. Kornberg has served as Dean, Continuing and Professional Studies, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, NY.  She previously served as Dean, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY, as well as Director, School of Continuing Education and Professional Development, at the State University of New York (SUNY), in Purchase, NY. 

She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT; an MA in History from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL; and a BA in History from SUNY in Binghamton, NY. 

Berkeley College provides traditional and online degree options and blended learning opportunities to prepare students for careers in some of today’s most in-demand professions. Berkeley College was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Colleges in the Online Bachelor Degree category. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, global learning environment that connects them with workplace experience in their areas of study before graduation.

A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students — including more than 900 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has six New Jersey locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover.  In New York there are three locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is

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