The Graduate Center offers more than thirty doctoral programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, including History.
Learn about the Graduate Center's core faculty,
including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
on the Faculty Profiles page.
Through its extensive public programming, the Graduate Center contributes to the intellectual and cultural vitality of New York City.
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Professor, Ph.D. Program in Social Welfare
Rod Watts combines cutting-edge research and a strong theoretical framework with a commitment to social justice. His work encompasses liberation ... Read more
Professor of Linguistics
Juliette Blevins is a world-class phonologist and an advocate for endangered and minority languages, with expertise in Austronesian, Australian Aboriginal, Native... Read more
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Political Science
Susan Buck-Morss is an interdisciplinary thinker and a prolific writer of international reputation. Her nomination as distinguished... Read more
Professor of English
Kandice Chuh is a prominent figure in Asian American studies. She is known for her theory of the field as a “subjectless discourse” that is alternative to the... Read more
Ruth Wilson Gilmore
Professor, Ph.D. Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, a professor of geography in the doctoral program in earth and environmental sciences, is... Read more
Professor, Ph.D. Program in History
Herman Bennett is a renowned scholar on the history of the African diaspora, with a... Read more
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Program in Art History
Claire Bishop, Associate Professor of Art History, is an internationally acknowledged scholar of... Read more
Distinguished Lecturer, Ph.D. Program in Anthroplogy
Julie Skurski has been appointed Distinguished Lecturer in ... Read more
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Program in Anthropology
Gary Wilder’s book The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and... Read more
Professor, Ph.D. Program in Urban Education
Wendy Luttrell comes to the Graduate Center from the Harvard Graduate School of... Read more