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Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science/Sociology) is featured in an online “slow debate” among leading scholars, advocates, and practitioners on how racial and class segregation contributed to last year’s events in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more
Professor Ruth Milkman (Sociology), a scholar of labor and labor movements, has been a prominent voice in recent national news coverage of paid parental and sick, following President Barack Obama’s call to make paid leave a national policy. Read more
Anton Vidokle, Film still from "This Is Cosmos", 2014.
A symphonic poem by doctoral student Polina Nazaykinskaya (Music Composition) was recently performed by the Minnesota Orchestra. Read more
Filmmakers from the CUNY community are eligible to submit their films to the seventh annual CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College. The deadline for entries is February 27. Read more
Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology) recently lent her expertise to two hot-button issues featured in the Washington Post: parental leave policy and income inequality. Read more
Professor Janet Gornick (GC Political Science/Sociology), in a New York Times letter to the editor, offered a firsthand account of the mass unity rally in Paris, following last week’s terrorist attacks. Read more
Professor Matthew K. Gold (NYCCT/GC, English) recently announced the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (University of Minnesota Press), a new book series highlighting key tensions that are shaping the field. Read more
As director of LIS, an international data archive and research center, Janet Gornick enables researchers to compare socioeconomic outcomes around the around the world, and to study the institutional factors that shape those outcomes. Read more
Professor Diana Diamond (City College/GC, Psychology) recently received the 2014 Research Award from the International Society for Transference Focused Psychotherapy (ISTFP) for her paper on patients with co-morbid borderline and narcissistic personality disorder. Read more