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including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
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Irwin Oreskes, who served on the doctoral faculty in biochemistry until his retirement from Hunter College in 2003, died on March 1 at the age of 86. He leaves behind him generations of graduates who... Read more
John Mollenkopf (Dist. Prof., GC, Political Science, Sociology) is to be awarded an honorary doctorate “in recognition of the quality of [his] work” by the University of Liège, a major... Read more
The Graduate Center embraces the academic tradition of providing a diverse and intellectually robust forum for discussion across the spectrum of ideas and points of view. Further, the GC's steadfast commitment to unfettered debate and dialogue is an expression of its mandate as a publicly funded institution. Read more
The Wind from the East: French Intellectuals, the Cultural Revolution, and the Legacy of the 1960s
(Princeton University Press, 2010; pbk., 2012) Read more
New York State Education Department has given its stamp of approval, as of February 1, for a Ph.D. Program in Nursing at the Graduate Center. With this approval, the Graduate Center, CUNY, follows... Read more
Meena Alexander’s (Dist. Prof., Hunter, English) poem “Acqua Alta,” set to music by the renowned Swedish composer Jan Sandström, was recorded on February 8 by the Renaissance... Read more
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
Eugenia Paulicelli (Prof., Queens, Comparative Literature) was awarded the Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship/Colston Research Fellowship at Bristol University’s Institute for Advanced... Read more
The 2013 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize went to Distinguished Professor James Oakes (History) for his book Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865 (W.W.... Read more