Samantha Shapses

Samantha Shapses
Associate Dean and Dean of Student Affairs, Full-time MBA
Office of Student Affairs
  • Overall strategic management and team leadership for the Office of Student Affairs
  • Relationship management with student and key stakeholders with a focus on supporting and enhancing the student experience
  • Lead disciplinary and honor code hearings

Samantha Shapses is a student affairs scholar-practitioner committed to engaging students, faculty, and administrators in the practice of exploring diversity, equity, and inclusion within all aspects of higher education. Currently, Dr. Shapses Wertheim serves as Associate Dean and Dean of Student Affairs, Full-Time MBA Programs at Columbia Business School where she draws upon 20 years of professional experience working in the field of higher education and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as a student affairs professional. Dr. Shapses Wertheim also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at SIPA, New York University, and Teacher’s College, Columbia University where she teaches courses on social justice education and higher education administration.

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