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Alumna Sara Pursley (2012) the first student in the Middle East major in the Ph.D. Program in History, has accepted a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Princeton Society of Fellows, starting... Read more
Leading technology scholar Cathy N. Davidson will join the GC’s English Ph.D. program faculty effective July 2014. Davidson is currently the John Hope Franklin Humanities Professor of... Read more
Howard H. Lentner, 82, professor emeritus of political science at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, died February 5, 2014. He joined the faculty at Baruch in 1973, teaching mainly... Read more
Lev Manovich, professor of computer science at the Graduate Center, is coordinator of Selfiecity, a project using 3,200 Instagram selfie photos, taken between December 4 and 12, 2013, in Bangkok, Berlin, Moscow, New York, and São Paulo, to explore how people represent themselves using mobile photography in social media. Read more
Matthew J. Burgess, Slippers for Elsewhere (UpSet Press, 2014)
Alison Powell, On the Desire to Levitate (Ohio University Press, 2014)
The Graduate Center and CUNY project Commons In A Box (CBOX) won a 2013 Digital Humanities Award for “best DH tool or suite of tools.” Digital Humanities Awards, given annually, are... Read more
Alumna Claudia Moreno Pisano (English, 2010) edited Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters (University of New Mexico Press, 2013). Pisano is an associate professor of English at... Read more
Alice Zulkarnain, a student in the GC’s Ph.D. Program in Economics, won the National Bureau of Economic Research’s (NBER) Pre-doctoral Fellowship for the 2014–15 academic year... Read more
The Graduate Center has given the title of professor emeritus to two faculty members in the Ph.D. Program in Philosophy: John Kleinig, as of August 31, 2013, and Richard Mendelsohn, effective... Read more
On January 22, the Association of American Geographers (AAG) announced Ruth Wilson Gilmore as the winner of the 2014 Harold M. Rose Award, which honors scholars who lead social change. The... Read more