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Presidential Professor Thomas Weiss (Political Science), a leading expert on the United Nations and on humanitarian intervention, discussed the UN’s “forgotten” history in a recent SiriusXM interview. Read more
Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) presented her assessment of potential risks to the state, national and international economies at two recent meetings of the Economic Advisory Committee of the NYSA Ways and Means Committee. Read more
Michelle Fine and María Torre, GC professors of psychology and co-founders of the Public Science Project (PSP), were invited by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office to join the Data and Research Working Group of the Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline. Read more
Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science/Sociology) is featured in an online “slow debate” among leading scholars, advocates, and practitioners on how racial and class segregation contributed to last year’s events in Ferguson, Missouri. Read more
Professor Ruth Milkman (Sociology), a scholar of labor and labor movements, has been a prominent voice in recent national news coverage of paid parental and sick, following President Barack Obama’s call to make paid leave a national policy. Read more
Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology) recently lent her expertise to two hot-button issues featured in the Washington Post: parental leave policy and income inequality. Read more
Professor Janet Gornick (GC Political Science/Sociology), in a New York Times letter to the editor, offered a firsthand account of the mass unity rally in Paris, following last week’s terrorist attacks. Read more
Professor Matthew K. Gold (NYCCT/GC, English) recently announced the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (University of Minnesota Press), a new book series highlighting key tensions that are shaping the field. Read more
The 2014 Nicholas Michelli Award for Promoting Social Justice, named to honor the work of Presidential Professor Nicholas Michelli (Urban Education), was presented to the Miami University Urban Teaching Cohort for a project in which students work with schools, community leaders, and families in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. Read more
Professor John Torpey (Sociology), who serves as Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center, has been elected to the top office of the Eastern Sociological Society, the regional professional association of sociologists. Read more