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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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Professor Donna M. Nickitas (GC/Hunter, Nursing) has been selected to receive the 2015 Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education, a prestigious honor bestowed biennially by the National League for Nursing. Read more
Students, faculty, and alumni of the Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences recently received various honors from the Acoustical Society of America, the world’s most prestigious scientific society dedicated to the study and applications of acoustics. Read more
Presidential Professor Bryan Turner (Sociology), director of the GC’s Committee for the Study of Religion, will receive the prestigious Max Planck Research Award for his work on secularization and modernity, focusing on social and religious pluralism. Read more
Professor Robert C. Smith (GC/Baruch, Sociology) was recently named winner of the American Sociological Association’s prestigious Louis Wirth Best Article Award. Read more
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