Michael Shelter

Michael Shelter is an Executive Assistant within the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research. In this role, he will be responsible for the calendar management for Victoria Hamilton and Adrian Hill, internal communications, meeting and event planning, and special projects including various functions in the 409A Low Library Office.

Prior to joining Columbia, Michael worked as a Car Free Day Coordinator and Participatory Budgeting Coordinator for NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez. Additionally, he served as Council Member Rodriguez’s Education & Environmental Policy Intern, and as Communications Intern for the New York League of Conservation Voters. During his time as a student at The New School, he was part of a team of Research Assistants that helped in promoting the culture and awareness around sustainability while working with the Tishman Environment and Design Center.

Michael holds a BS in Evolutionary Anthropology from Rutgers University, and an MS in Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management from The New School.