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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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More than thirty new faculty appointments were made to twelve doctoral programs and two certificate programs at the Graduate Center between October 16 and December 18, 2012. Listed below, after each... Read more
Professor, Ph.D. Program in Philosophy
A preeminent scholar of the philosophy of biology and the philosophy of mind, Peter Godfrey-Smith comes to the Graduate Center from... Read more
Presidential Professor, Ph.D. Program in Mathematics
Alexander Gamburd joins the faculty as Presidential Professor of mathematics. He specializes in spectral problems in number theory,... Read more
Distinguished Professor of History
David Sorkin joined the faculty as distinguished professor of history. An internationally renowned scholar of modern Jewish history, he came to the Graduate... Read more
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences
Douglas Whalen joined the faculty in spring 2011. As current vice president of research at the... Read more
Poised for its 50th Anniversary next year, the CUNY Graduate Center is adding to its already renowned faculty 12 senior-level professors who will help set the tone for the institution’s next era as a national leader in doctoral and graduate-level education.
Uday Singh Mehta
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Political Science
Uday Singh Mehta is a renowned political theorist whose work encompasses a wide spectrum of philosophical traditions. He has worked on a... Read more
Paul Julian Smith
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
Paul Julian Smith is an internationally recognized literary critic in Hispanic cultural studies.... Read more
Bryan S. Turner
Presidential Professor, Ph.D. Program in Sociology
Bryan S. Turner is one of the world’s leading sociologists of religion; he has also devoted significant attention to... Read more