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Nancy Foner (Dist. Prof., Hunter, Sociology) has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) in 2013–14 and president in 2014–15. A nonprofit... Read more
Oligodendrocytes developing in culture, from the immature stage (left) to mature (right). Oligodendrocytes are the cells that make myelin in the brain.
Clare Carroll, a professor on the doctoral faculty in comparative literature and liberal studies and coordinator of the Renaissance Studies certificate program, has won a highly prized National... Read more
Five members of the doctoral faculty in mathematics have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2013, the program’s initial year: Assistant Professor Jason Behrstock;... Read more
Technological changes have created a worldwide demand on the part of workers to have more flexibility and control over their schedules, but that control varies among industrialized countries. A study... Read more
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
(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