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Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom (John Jay, Criminal Justice, Psychology), a renowned scholar on child abuse and neglect and its consequences, is the recipient of the 2013 Edwin H.... Read more
Jean Anyon, 72, professor of urban education at the Graduate Center, died of cancer on September 7, 2013. Professor Anyon studied the web of socioeconomic factors that affect public schools and... Read more
Dear Colleagues, It is a pleasure and privilege to usher in the academic year—the 52nd in the Graduate Center’s history. Read more
The Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) announces the inauguration of its Distinguished Fellowship Program at the Graduate Center, beginning in the 2013–2014 academic year. Profiles of the... Read more
Interim Provost Louise Lennihan has announced that Professor Mario Antonio Kelly has joined the staff of the Provost’s Office as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective August 1.... Read more
State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeria (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013)
Contesting the Nigerian State: Civil Society and the Contradictions of Self Organization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
In 2013, the Graduate Center presents a yearlong public programming series, Cultural Capital: The Promise and Price of New York’s Creative Economy, produced by Graduate Center’s Office of... Read more
Five Graduate Center doctoral students have won Fulbright Awards for the 2013–14 year. The fellowships will support research in ecology, politics, and the arts in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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The Changing Politics of Education: Privatization and the Dispossessed Lives Left Behind
(Paradigm Press, 2013)
PRELUDE, the annual festival dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre and performance, celebrates its tenth anniversary at the Graduate Center this fall.... Read more