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Colonial Latin American Review (CLAR) was created in 1992 to begin an interdisciplinary dialogue developing new approaches to studying the period from 1492, when Columbus “discovered”... Read more
Elizabeth Alter, a member of the doctoral faculty in biology, was the lead author on a study by a distinguished team of American and Canadian scientists: “Gene flow on ice: The role of sea ice... Read more
Candace McCoy (Prof., GC, Criminal Justice) has received a grant from the Andrus Family Fund to support initial research on the effectiveness of community meetings as a means of mediating conflicts... Read more
John Dennehy (Asst. Prof., Queens) and Diana Bratu (Asst. Prof., Hunter) have each received a 2012 Career Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Dennehy studies the spread of viruses... Read more
(l. to r.) GC doctoral student Megan Hicks, Icelandic archaeologist Thora Petursdottir, and GC doctoral student Reaksha Persaud excavate a deeply stratified site at Skutustadir in North Iceland in 2010. Photo by Tom McGovern.
Doctoral faculty and graduate students in archaeology in the GC Anthropology Program have collaborated with an international team of geneticists and biologists in a study of the arctic fox in... Read more
A fruitful collaboration between Distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson and visiting Fulbright scholar Dr. Safi Mahmoud Mahfouz promises to yield the first translations into English of three plays by... Read more
“Impossible Grace,” a poem written by Distinguished Professor Meena Alexander (English, Women’s Studies Certificate Program), has inspired the first Al-Quds Composition Award, to be... Read more
Jennifer Ball was a contributor to Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, ed. Helen C. Evans with Brandie Ratliffe (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012). She presented at the Colloquium of the... Read more
Judith Stein (Prof., City, History), along with her class, was filmed on March 27 by C-SPAN for broadcast in its American history series. The program will air July 14 at 8 pm and midnight and July 15... Read more
Graham George Priest (Dist. Prof., GC, Philosophy), who joined the GC in August 2009, has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany.... Read more