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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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Professor Robert Hatcher (City College, Psychology), who serves as director of the Wellness Center at the GC, was recently named winner of the 2015 Distinguished Applications of Psychology to Education and Training Award, bestowed by the American Psychological Association. Read more
Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) has been named to “The Verge 50,” an annual list of the most influential and interesting figures in technology, art, science, and culture. Read more
Distinguished Professor Frances Fox Piven (Political Science/Sociology) has been named recipient of the prestigious Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Read more
Distinguished Professor Dagmar Herzog (History), Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, was recently presented the Distinguished Achievement Award in Holocaust Studies. Read more
Christina Sormani (Mathematics) has been elected a 2015 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. Read more
Distinguished Professor André Aciman (Comparative Literature) was recently named recipient of the 2014 NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science, in recognition of his achievements in fiction. Read more
Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea. Read more
Professor Colette Daiute (Psychology/Urban Education) has been invited to participate in the 2015-2017 Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research, designed to consider the diverse ways the humanities can function in public life or as a public good. Read more
The Graduate Center has been awarded a $175,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures entitled “Cultures and Histories of Freedom: Ideology, Slavery, and Creolization, 1500-1900.” Read more
Presidential Professor Richard G. Schwartz has been named a recipient of the Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the organization’s highest award and the most prestigious in his field. Read more