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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
on the Faculty Profiles page.
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Presidential Professor Thomas G. Weiss (Political Science) will receive the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Organization Section of the International Studies Association. Read more
Distinguished Professor Leith Mullings (Anthropology) was among the 32 scholars named as Andrew Carnegie Fellows in the program’s first year. The fellowship provides up to $200,000 to fund sabbaticals for research and writing. Read more
For their research and achievements, Graduate Center faculty continue to receive high-level recognition, including from peer institutions. Read more
Distinguished Professor David Harvey (Anthropology/History/Earth and Environmental Sciences) will receive an honorary doctorate in social science from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Read more
A faculty member and a doctoral student from the GC’s Ph.D.-D.M.A. Program in Music were recently bestowed with awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, in recognition of their outstanding artistic achievement in composition. Read more
Professor Rolf Schulte (Music), a renowned classical violinist, was honored for his lifetime achievement at a March 4 concert that featured Schulte on solo violin. Read more
Professor Diana Diamond (City College/GC, Psychology) recently received the 2014 Research Award from the International Society for Transference Focused Psychotherapy (ISTFP) for her paper on patients with co-morbid borderline and narcissistic personality disorder. Read more
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