The Graduate Center offers more than thirty doctoral programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, including Anthropology.
John Torpey, executive officer of sociology and professor
of sociology and history, has been named the new director
of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies.
The Graduate Center will host a film screening and panel discussion for Red Metal, a film that features Distinguished Professor Joshua Freeman (History). Freeman helps trace the historic labor strikes of 1913 that devastated Michigan's Copper Country and the American labor movement to this day.
Jay Golan named the Graduate Center’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Graduate Center Foundation.
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sciences graduate education, research, and public programming.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, with the Graduate Center closed for the majority of the week, I ran into Professor Shifra Sharlin at our neighborhood cafe. After exchanging general niceties and catching up about the status of New York after such a devastation, we decided to sit down together for an afternoon interview. Sipping a ginger ale, with her thick curly hair creatively situated atop her head, glasses poised on the bridge of her nose, and her larger-than-life smile, she settled in the seat adjacent to mine at a small window table. Read more