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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
Professor Eduardo Vianna (Psychology, LaGuardia) was featured prominently in an extensive New York Times Sunday feature. Read more
Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education) recently appeared on CUNY TV to offer academic perspective on how white people approach their racial identity. Read more
Alexandra W. Logue, a research professor in the GC’s Center for Advanced Study in Education (CASE), spotlights a “frequently ignored” group — transfer students — in her latest Inside Higher Ed essay. Read more
Distinguished Professor Domna C. Stanton (French) was appointed today by Mayor Bill de Blasio to serve on the Commission on Human Rights. Read more