Andrew Plaa

• Born in New Orleans and raised in Montreal, Canada
• B.A., Honors History, McGill University
• Ph.D., early Modern History, Columbia University
• Taught for 10 years at Columbia University, City College, NYU, and Barnard College
• Joined the Division of Student Affairs in 2005
• Has now lived in NYC since 1984, except for one year in London, England, but is still not sure if he is a New Yorker