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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
on the Faculty Profiles page.
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The recent workshop, hosted by the GC’s Teaching and Learning Center and LaGuardia Community College, drew livestream viewers and four generations of students. Read more
This Year's Model: Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour
NYU Press (2015)
A new study released by the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies shows that the percentage of the U.S. population with a bachelor’s degree or higher increased by 40 percent and that high school dropout rates decreased by 44 percent between 1990 and 2010. Read more
Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom (GC/John Jay, Psychology) was today named a winner of the 2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology, the highest honor a scholar can achieve in the field. Read more
Associate Professor Elizabeth Wissinger (GC/BMCC, M.A. in Liberal Studies) was cited in a recent article on the lack of diversity on fashion magazine covers and in runway shows. Read more
Ph.D. student Jack Norton (Earth and Environmental Sciences), who studies prisons and development in northern New York, was quoted in a Nation feature on the recent trend of selling former prisons to private foundations and other nonprofits. Read more
In a prominent essay for The Atlantic, Ph.D. student Lawrence Cappello (History) describes how the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails signals a sharp break from the confidentiality traditionally afforded to top officials. Read more
Luana Y. Ferreira (Ph.D. 2014, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages) has been named a 2015-17 Empire State Fellow, one of 10 professionals selected by Governor Andrew Cuomo as “the next generation of New York State policymakers.” Read more
Doing Educational Research: A Handbook
(Sense Publishers, 2015)
Mary Ann Caws, co-translator with Nancy Kline Earth
(Contra Mundum Press, 2015)