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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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Robert Cherry (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) recently published a National Affairs essay examining some of the specific challenges faced by black men in American society.
“In Ferguson, Missouri,... Read more
For their research and achievements, Graduate Center faculty continue to receive high-level recognition, including from peer institutions. Read more
Among the many projects underway for Christine Folch (Ph.D. 2012, Anthropology) is her first book: a study of the Itaipú Binational Hydroelectric Dam in Brazil and Paraguay — the world's largest source of renewable energy. Read more
In February and March 2015, the Graduate Center received 14 grants totaling $1,051,686. The listing below, for grants of $30,000 or more, provides additional details. Read more
The Luxembourg Income Study Center, led by Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology), has received its first National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. Read more
Donatella Galella (Ph.D. 2015, Theatre) recently published an award-winning essay on the musicalization of A Raisin in the Sun, an interest that took firm root at the Graduate... Read more
Zachary Bernstein (Ph.D. 2015, Music Theory) has been appointed to the faculty of Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he will serve as an assistant professor of music... Read more
Doctoral candidate Jagadisa-devasri Dacus (Social Welfare) was recently awarded a dissertation research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Read more
On Thursday, April 23, the Graduate Center will host “Risquer la Vulnérabilité: Risking Vulnerability,” a daylong symposium that aims to identify what vulnerability means in contemporary social sciences and humanities. Read more
Li Ge (GC/Staten Island, Physics) has published a study in Optica that describes his development of what may help create the world’s smallest gyroscope. Read more