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Cathy Davidson, who will join the Graduate Center faculty in July 2014, wrote “Why ‘Educational Reform’ Sends Educators Running for Cover—And How We Can Change That” in... Read more
Professor Robert C. Smith (Baruch, Sociology) published new research exploring "Black Mexicans" and the use of racial categories. Smith's research draws on more than 15 years of... Read more
Distinguished Professor David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Chair in American History, has been named the next president of the Society of American Historians. Read more
The U.S. Department of State has selected Steve G. Greenbaum (Prof., Hunter), executive officer of the Ph.D. Program in Physics, as a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014–15. The fellowship... Read more
The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) has given doctoral candidate Kristi E. Gamarel (Basic and Applied Social Psychology) a Distinguished Student Award for Excellence in Research for 2014. She... Read more
Gary Giddins, executive director of the Leon Levy Center for Biography, has announced the recipients of the center’s 2014-2015 residential biography fellowships: Esther Allen, for a... Read more
On April 16, French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) discussed his new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century at the Graduate Center. In this landmark work, Piketty argues that... Read more
The New York Times has launched a new feature, The Upshot, with an extensive report, “Losing the Lead,” produced by a team from the Graduate Center’s Luxembourg Income Study... Read more
Alumna Eva Kittay (Philosophy, 1978) has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow in the humanities. A distinguished professor of philosophy at Stony Brook University and a senior fellow of the Stony... Read more