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John Torpey, executive officer of sociology and professor of sociology and history, has been appointed as the new director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies (RBIIS) as Thomas G. Weiss, presidential professor of political science, steps down from the position. Read more
Applied Psychology published a study from Karen Lyness, professor of psychology, on the important implications of work-life balance on well-being and work-related outcomes based on data from 36 countries. Read more
William Bialek, visiting presidential professor of physics and founder and director of the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences, has been awarded the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience. Read more
William (Jock) Young, distinguished professor of criminal justice and sociology, died on November 16, 2013, after a long illness. A valued colleague and celebrated scholar, Professor Young taught... Read more
(Polity, 2013) Read more
The United Nations and Changing World Politics, 7th ed.
(Westview Press, 2013)
Interim President Chase Robinson has announced that Jay Golan has joined the Graduate Center’s Office of Institutional Advancement, effective November 11, as Vice President for Institutional... Read more
David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. professor of history and author of The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, describes how the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was communicated to Joseph Kennedy. Read more
Frances Fox Piven, distinguished professor of political science and sociology, was interviewed on a JustPublics@365 podcast. Read more
JustPublics@365 spoke with Ashley Dawson, professor of English, about his book Mongrel Nation and his work as the web coeditor of the journal Social Text. Read more