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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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David Olan, interim associate provost for humanities and social sciences, announced on April 1 that the Graduate Center has awarded dissertation fellowships to eighty-six Level III doctoral... Read more
The Graduate Center has won a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. These grants support the planning stages of... Read more
Graduate Center D.M.A. student Imri Talgam won the 11th Orleans Piano Competition on March 15 in Orléans, France, including prizes totaling 15,000 euros. The competition is devoted to repertoire... Read more
The White House has named alumnus Christopher Emdin (Urban Education, 2007) a STEM Diversity and Access Champion of Change. The honor recognizes individuals and organizations who are working to... Read more
Robert L. Hatcher (Adj. Prof., Psychology) has received a presidential citation from the American Psychological Association (APA) in honor of “his incredible leadership in competency-based... Read more
Distinguished professors Richard Alba (GC) and Nancy Foner (Hunter) of the Ph.D. Program in Sociology have been appointed to the National Academy of... Read more
The Graduate Center has awarded the title of Presidential Professor to sociologist Philip Kasinitz, effective January 27, 2014. Kasinitz, who has a joint appointment with the GC and Hunter, has... Read more
Alumna Julia Rothenberg (Sociology, 2006) published Sociology Looks at the Arts (2014) in Routledge’s Contemporary Sociological Perspectives series. Rothenberg is an assistant professor of... Read more
Alumnus Michael Sharpe (Political Science, 2008) published Postcolonial Citizens and Ethnic Migration: The Netherlands and Japan in the Age of Globalization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Sharpe is... Read more
Distinguished Professor André Aciman of the Ph.D. Programs in Comparative Literature and French published a memoir in a recent issue of the New Yorker. Aciman's poignant memoir, “Are You... Read more