The Graduate Center offers more than thirty doctoral programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, including History.
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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
on the Faculty Profiles page.
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Professor, Ph.D. Program in Anthropology
Julien J. Studley Faculty Scholar
(effective Fall 2005)
Katherine Verdery earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University and comes to The Graduate... Read more
Professor, Ph.D. Program in Sociology
John Torpey previously taught in the sociology department at the University of British Columbia, where he also served as Interim Director of the Institute... Read more
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of five additions to its distinguished faculty: Robin Codding to the Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology, Jean Graham-Jones as a joint appointment between the Ph.D. Program in Theatre and the Hunter College Theatre Department, Galen Strawson to the Ph.D./M.A. Program in Philosophy, Jock Young to the Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice, and Jerry Gafio Watts to the Ph.D. Program in English. Read more
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Program in Theatre
Jean Graham-Jones, an expert in the field of Latin American theatre studies, particularly the theatre of Argentina, earned her... Read more
Jerry Gafio Watts
Professor, Ph.D. Program in English
Jerry Gafio Watts is a leading critic of Afro-American literature, culture, and politics. He received his B.A. from Harvard and his M.A. and Ph.D. from... Read more
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice
Jock Young, who earned his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, is best known as the coauthor of The New... Read more
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Philosophy
Saul Kripke is known as a brilliant logician and one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. While a high-school student... Read more
Presidential Professor, Ph.D. Program in Urban Education
Kenneth Tobin is recognized for his thirty years of research on the teaching and learning of science. In 2004 he was awarded a... Read more
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Mathematics, and Mina Rees Chair in Mathematics
Victor Kolyvagin is the first to hold the Mina Rees Chair in Mathematics, named for The Graduate... Read more
Gabor T. Herman
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Computer Science
Gabor T. Herman is a pioneer in the field of computerized tomography (an important medical diagnostic procedure) and the author of... Read more