In a prominent new essay for Foreign Affairs, Ph.D. student Jennifer Peirce (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) examines Nicaragua’s take on prison reform, and the lessons it may hold for Central America and beyond. Read more
“Beyond Citation,” a project that is part of GC Digital Initiatives, has been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Read more
On Tuesday, April 5, the Graduate Center is hosting the first gathering of an international and interdisciplinary collaborative project that is dedicated to investigating “forms of life,” or Lebensformen. Read more
Latino voters in Florida may decide which presidential candidates carry the state in the primaries — and who ultimately wins the 2016 general election, according to a new report from the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) and CNN en Español.
Has "ban the box" policy translated into greater job access for individuals with criminal records? Ph.D. student Ronald Day (Criminal Justice) is working to answer that question through his research.
This week The Guardian published the first story of an in-depth series about the income and economic prospects of Millennials, based on exclusive data from the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) at the Cross-National Data Center, which is directed by GC Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology). Read more
Adam Kavalier (Ph.D. ’11, Biology) followed an unusual path after completing his doctorate — he launched Undone Chocolate, the first bean-to-bar maker of premium organic chocolate bars in the Washington, D.C., area. Read more
The award-winning former NPR correspondent recently visited the GC for a revealing discussion with President Chase Robinson. Read more
Reducing inequality means reinvesting in CUNY, assert three Graduate Center faculty in a new Crain’s New York Business op-ed. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) was recently interviewed in Salon about the outsized influemce of Republican billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch.