Alphabetical Listing by Name

Abramovitz, Mimi

Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of Social Policy
Chair, Social Policy Curriculum Area
Member, American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare

SUBJECT: Social Welfare

Aciman, André

Distinguished Professor, Comparative Literature, French

SUBJECTS: French Literature | Memoir
SPECIALIZATIONS: Marcel Proust, The Literature of Seventeenth Century France, Madame de LaFayette, The Psychological Novel and the roman d'analyse, Memoirs and Memory in the Twentieth Century

Alba, Richard

Distinguished Professor, Sociology

SUBJECTS: Immigration | Quantitative Methods | Racial Justice
SPECIALIZATIONS: Race, urban sociology, immigrant assimilation & ethno-racially diverse workforces
LANGUAGES: German (fluent), French (moderate)

Alter, Elizabeth

Professor, Biology

SUBJECT: Biology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior

Bargonetti, Jill

Professor, Biology and Biochemistry

SUBJECT: Biology

Bergad, Laird

Professor, History
Director, Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

SUBJECTS: Demographic Research | Immigration | Latin American History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Latin America and Caribbean history, demography, Latino data project, Latino immigration and culture in the U.S.
LANGUAGES: Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent)

Bhagavan, Manu

Professor, History

SUBJECTS: History | Human Rights
SPECIALIZATIONS: 20th Century India, Intellectual History, Constitutional History, Post Colonial Studies

Bishop, Claire

Professor, Art History

SUBJECT: Visual Arts
SPECIALIZATIONS: Contemporary art, art and politics, performance and exhibition history

Blevins, Juliette

Director, Endangered Language Initiative, Professor

SUBJECT: Linguistics
SPECIALIZATIONS: Linguistics; Language documentation; Language description; Historical Linguistics; Language Change, Endangered Languages; Historical linguistics; Language Change; Language extinction; Native American Languages; Austronesian (Pacific) Languages: Basque Language; Language Universals; Linguistic Typology; Sound patterns/Phonology; Sound Change.

Bloomfield, David

Professor, Urban Education

SUBJECT: Urban Education
SPECIALIZATIONS: Politics, K-12, Common Core, Law and Schools, NYC schools, Renewals Schools

Brier, Stephen

Professor, Urban Education
Program Coordinator, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

SUBJECTS: Teaching, Technology & Pedagogy | U.S. Social History
SPECIALIZATIONS: New media technology

Brotherton, David

Professor, Criminal Justice

SUBJECTS: Criminal Justice | Immigration
SPECIALIZATIONS: Juvenile Crime & Justice, Gangs, Qualitative Research, Ethnographic Methods in Criminal Justice. ICE Deportation, Immigration

Brown, Heath

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

SUBJECTS: American Presidency | Electoral Politics | Immigration
SPECIALIZATIONS: Immigrants in electoral politics, the role of immigrant-serving nonprofits, interest groups and advocacy, presidential transition politics, Republican Party and the Tea Party

Brumbaugh, Claudia

Assistant Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Romantic Relationships

Brumberg, Joshua

Dean for the Sciences
Professor, Biology, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Cortical circuits, infuence of sensory experience

Brumberg, Joshua

Dean of the Sciences Professor, Psychology and Biology

SUBJECTS: Biology | Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Sensory experience related to the development of the brain, cortical circuitry, and science education

Buck-Morss, Susan

Distinguished Professor, Political Science

SPECIALIZATIONS: Muslim Brotherhood, Sharia law as they affect the Public Sphere in the U.S. and why they are part of the heritage of Judaism, Christianity, and Western philosophy – and the tradition of critical reason today

Carmichael, Cheryl

Assistant Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Close relationships

Cherry, Robert

Professor, Economics

SUBJECTS: Economics | Education | Race & Identity
SPECIALIZATIONS: Labor Economics, Race, Diversity, Education

Chin, Margaret

Associate Professor, Sociology

SUBJECT: Immigration
SPECIALIZATIONS: Immigrant families and work, Asian immigrants, Chinese life, Asian American life, especially children and young adults of immigrant parents
LANGUAGES: Cantonese (fluent), Madarin (moderate)

Cole, Alyson

Executive Officer, Political Science

SUBJECT: Women: Gender Equality and History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Feminist theory, women in politics, domestic labor policies, reproductive rights challenges, women and the law

Cook, Blanche Wiesen

Distinguished Professor, History, M.A. in Liberal Studies, Women's and Gender Studies Certificate Program

SUBJECTS: Biography | U.S. Cultural History | Women: Gender Equality and History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Biographer of Eleanor Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower

Daiute, Colette

Professor, Educational Psychology, Pscyhology, Urban Education

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Child/youth development in conflict, migration, poverty

Davidson, Cathy

Distinguished Professor, English
Founding Director, The Futures Initiative

SUBJECTS: Education | Teaching, Technology & Pedagogy | U.S. Cultural History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Technology, Data, Higher Education, reform of Higher Education, K-12 Education, new collaborative Methods of living and learning

Drake, Jennifer

Assistant Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Psychology of the arts, giftedness, drawing prodigies

Eatough, Erin

Assistant Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Work stress, illegitimate tasks at work, employee health and well-being, interpersonal relationships at work, breadwinning women, pressure to tolerate

Fine, Michelle

Distinguished Professor, Psychology, Urban Education
Founder, Public Science Project

SUBJECTS: Education | Linguistics | New York City | Quantitative Methods | U.S. Social History | United Nations
SPECIALIZATIONS: Critical Social/Personality Psychology Participatory Action Research, Studies of Social Injustice and Resistance, Urban Education, Women: Gender Inequality and History

Foner, Nancy

Distinguished Professor, Sociology

SUBJECT: Immigration
SPECIALIZATIONS: Immigrants in the U.S. and Western Europe, Islam as a barrier to immigration, immigration to NYC, the way immigration has changed perceptions of race and ethnicity in the U.S., including the meaning of whiteness

Freeman, Joshua

Distinguished Professor, History

SUBJECTS: History | New York City
SPECIALIZATIONS: NYC history, 20th Century US History

Galietta, Michele

Associate Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Violence, Domestic VIolence, Stalking, forensic

Ghirlanda, Stefano

Professor, Biology, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Cultural trends, cultural dynamics

Gilmore, Ruth Wilson

Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Associate Director, Center for Place, Culture and Politics

SUBJECTS: African Diaspora | Mass Incarceration | Race & Identity | Racial Justice
SPECIALIZATIONS: Structural Adjustment and new alignments, Revolution and reform: Race, Space and Place Environments and Movements; Prison, Urban Rural Continuities

Gold, Matthew

Executive Officer, M.A. Program in Liberal Studies
Associate Professor of English & Digital Humanities
Advisor to the Provost for Digital Initiatives

SUBJECTS: Digital Humanities | English | Teaching, Technology & Pedagogy
SPECIALIZATIONS: American Studies, Interactive Technology, Pedagogy

Gornick, Janet

Professor, Sociology, Political Science
Director, Stone Center for Socio-Economic Inequality

SUBJECTS: Income Inequality | Women: Gender Equality and History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Women’s Pay Inequality, Household Wealth Income Distribution

Grasso, Frank

Associate Professor, Biology, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: BioMimetic Robotics, Neuroethology

Halliburton, Murphy

Associate Professor, Anthropology

SPECIALIZATIONS: Drug patents, cost of medicines, big pharma, biopiracy, ayurvedic medicine, global AIDS crisis, global mental health

Hart, Roger

Professor, Psychology, Earth and Environmental Sciences

SUBJECTS: Children | Communities
SPECIALIZATIONS: Children’s Development, Quality of Physical Environment, Participatory Development of Communities

Hartwig, Maria

Associate Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Deception, interrogation

Jacobson, Michael

Professor, Sociology
Director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance

SUBJECT: Mass Incarceration

Jaeger, David

Professor, Economics

SUBJECTS: Economics | Education | Immigration | Quantitative Methods
SPECIALIZATIONS: Labor Economics, Econometrics, Labor market, Impact of immigration

Kasinitz, Philip

Presidential Professor, Sociology

SUBJECTS: Global Cities | Immigration | New York City
SPECIALIZATIONS: Immigration and citizenship in North America, assimilation and experiences of first-generation Americans and Caribbean immigrants, the role of immigration in creating global cities

Katz, Cindi

Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Psychology, MA Women's and Gender Studies

SUBJECTS: Children | Ethnography | Public Space
SPECIALIZATIONS: Family, security

Krugman, Paul

Distinguished Professor, Economics
Distinguished Scholar, Stone Center for Socio-Economic Inequality

SUBJECTS: Economics | Income Inequality
SPECIALIZATIONS: Micro, Macro Economics

Lazreg, Marnia

Professor, Sociology

SUBJECT: Middle East
SPECIALIZATIONS: North Africa, Algeria, and the role/status of women throughout

Logue, Alexandra

Research Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Psychology of eating and drinking; higher education student success policy

Lott, Eric

Professor, English

SUBJECTS: American Literature | Film | Race & Identity
SPECIALIZATIONS: U.S. Literature, Music, Performance History of “Black Face” in Film and on Broadway, Intellectual Life

Low, Setha

Professor, Anthropology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Psychology

SUBJECTS: Ethnography | Global Cities | Public Space
SPECIALIZATIONS: Ethnography and Qualitative Methodology, Use of Public Space, Securitization of public space

Luttrell, Wendy

EO of Urban Education, Professor
Psychology, Sociology, Urban Education

SUBJECTS: Race & Identity | Urban Education
SPECIALIZATIONS: Urban American education and how it shapes and reinforces beliefs about race, identity, knowledge and power; Visual methodology, “collaborative seeing” in longitudinal studies

Mandiberg, Michael

Associate Professor, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program

SUBJECT: Teaching, Technology & Pedagogy
SPECIALIZATIONS: Wikipedia scholar and artist, programmer, designer

Manovich, Lev

Professor, Computer Science

SUBJECT: Data Visualization

Martín Alcoff, Linda

Professor, Philosophy

SUBJECTS: Philosophy | Women: Gender Equality and History
SPECIALIZATIONS: 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Foucault, Epistemology, Feminist Epistemology, Feminist Theory

McCall, Leslie

Associate Director, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality Presidential Professor of Sociology and Political Science

SUBJECTS: Electoral Politics | Income Inequality | Women: Gender Equality and History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Public opinion regarding economic and social (e.g. education) policies; economic opportunity and labor market inequality; American cultural norms (e.g. the American dream); intersections of gender, racial, economic inequality.

Mennin, Douglas

Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Anxiety disorders, emotion regulation, depression, mindfulness, stress

Milanovic, Branko

Visiting Presidential Professor
Senior Fellow, Stone Center for Socio-Economic Inequality

SUBJECTS: Economics | Income Inequality

Milkman, Ruth

Distinguished Professor, Sociology

SUBJECTS: Labor Movement | Women: Gender Equality and History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Minimum Wage, Women’s Pay, job segregation by gender, Paid Family Leave

Mollenkopf, John

Distinguished Professor, Political Science, Sociology

SUBJECTS: Affordable Housing | Demographic Research | Electoral Politics | Global Cities | Immigration | New York City | Public Policy
SPECIALIZATIONS: Urban politics; comparative urbanism; NYC politics, economic, social and political contribution of immigrant communities; what policies most affect immigrant communities; and citizenship naturalization policies

Morelli, Salvatore

Core Faculty, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Center
Stone Center Senior Scholar

SUBJECTS: Economics | Income Inequality
SPECIALIZATIONS: Wealth inequality, income inequality, indebtedness and financial instability

Nadal, Kevin

Associate Professor, Psychology
Executive Director of CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies

SUBJECTS: LGBT History and Research | Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Counseling, Multicultural issues, LGBT, microaggression on mental health of people of color

Nasaw, David

Distinguished Professor, History

SUBJECTS: Biography | U.S. Cultural History
SPECIALIZATIONS: Biographer of William Randolph Hearst, Andrew Carnegie and Joseph P. Kennedy

Piven, Frances Fox

Distinguished Professor, Political Science

SUBJECTS: Electoral Politics | Social & Political Movements
SPECIALIZATIONS: Welfare state, urban politics, voting

Raghavan, Chitra

Professor, Psychology
Acting Director, MA Program in Forensic Mental Health Counseling

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sex trafficking

Reynolds, David

Distinguished Professor, English

SUBJECT: American Literature
SPECIALIZATIONS: American literature before 1900, Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman

Ro, Tony

Presidential Professor, Biology, Psychology

SUBJECT: Cognitive Neuroscience
SPECIALIZATIONS: Cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying attention, perception and action; Uses transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and MRI and fMRI; Studies patients with neurological deficits after focal brain damage.

Robinson, Chase

President, The Graduate Center
Distinguished Professor, History

SPECIALIZATIONS: Pre-Modern Islam and Trump Executive Order on Muslim Ban

Romalewski, Steve

Director, CUNY Mapping Service

SUBJECTS: Demographic Research | New York City
SPECIALIZATIONS: NYC politics, demography of NYC/NYS electoral maps, political mapping of New York State

Romaniuk, Peter

Associate Professor, Political Science
Assistant Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies

SUBJECT: Immigration
SPECIALIZATIONS: Terrorism, counter-terrorism, terrorist financing and multilateral sanctions

Saegert, Susan

Professor, Psychology

SUBJECTS: Affordable Housing | Communities | Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Stress and inner city families, community development neighborhoods and communities, social capital, micro apartments/tiny houses, community land trusts and affordable housing

Salamandra, Christa

Professor, Anthropology

SUBJECT: Middle East
SPECIALIZATIONS: contemporary Syria, Middle East, sectarianism, media and media production, visual culture, popular culture, urban studies, heritage, consumption.

Sanford, Victoria

Professor, Anthropology

SUBJECTS: Human Rights | Immigration | Latin American History | Social & Political Movements

Scherbaum, Charles

Associate Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Employee hiring, analytics, performance management

Schonfeld, Irvin

Professor, Educational Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Burnout-depression

Shedd, Carla

Associate Professor, Urban Education

SUBJECTS: Education | Mass Incarceration | Public Policy | Race & Identity | Racial Justice | Urban Education

Smith, Robert

Professor, Sociology

SUBJECT: Immigration
SPECIALIZATIONS: Mexican immigrants in NYC, DACA, and undocument immigrants
LANGUAGES: Spanish (fluent)

Su, Celina

Associate Professor, Urban Education, Social Critical Environmental Psychology
Marilyn J. Gittell Chair in Urban Studies

SUBJECTS: Global Cities | New York City | Public Policy | Social & Political Movements
SPECIALIZATIONS: Participatory Democracy; Critical Race Theory; Urban Politics; Social Movements; Participatory Budgeting; Racial Justice Movements; Youth Participation; Political Participation; Community Organizing; Participatory Action Research

Thistlethwaite, Polly

Professor, Library
Chief Librarian, Graduate Center CUNY

SUBJECTS: Librarianship | Teaching, Technology & Pedagogy
SPECIALIZATIONS: Inter-library resource sharing, open access publishing, AIDS activism and related archiving projects, patron privacy in library records, contemporary digital scholarly practice

Tolman, Deborah

Professor, Psychology, Social Welfare, MA Women's and Gender Studies

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Gender/sexuality

Torre, Maria

Research Scientist, Psychology
Director, Public Science Project

SUBJECTS: Children | LGBT History and Research | Mass Incarceration | Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Studies in social justice, critical participatory action research projects, participatory contact zones, radical inclusion

Waltzer, Luke

Founding Director, Teaching and Learning Center
Instructor, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program

SUBJECT: Teaching, Technology & Pedagogy
SPECIALIZATIONS: Educational technology, faculty development, curriculum development, critical university studies

Weiss, Thomas

Presidential Professor, Political Science

SUBJECT: United Nations
SPECIALIZATIONS: International organizations and global governance, humanitarian intervention, responsibility to protect doctrine, U.S. foreign policy

Wissinger, Elizabeth

Associate Professor, M.A. in Liberal Studies

SUBJECT: Fashion
SPECIALIZATIONS: Sociology, technology, embodiment

Wolin, Richard

Distinguished Professor, Comparative Literature, History, Political Science

SUBJECT: Modern European Intellectual History
SPECIALIZATIONS: French and German political thought

Wupperman, Peggilee

Associate Professor, Psychology

SUBJECT: Psychology
SPECIALIZATIONS: Mindfulness, impulsive and addictive (self-destrutive) behaviors