Graduate Center faculty are noted scholars and prolific authors. Their books range from award-winning academic treatises to best-sellers. Find a selection of their books here.
For books by discipline, please visit the academic program pages.
Richard Alba and the cover of his book, "The Great Demographic Illusion"
In his latest book, Alba presents a far more nuanced version of the future of American society than the rigid narrative that demographic changes are leading to a deep divide. Read more
The Great Demographic Illusion
(Princeton University Press, 2020)
(NYU Press, 2020)
Benjamin Carter Hett
The Nazi Menace
(Henry Holt and Co., 2020)
Asian Fusion: New Encounters in the Asian-German Avant-Garde
(Peter Lang Publishing, 2020)
Professor Tanisha C. Ford (Photo credit Darcy Rogers)
Ford discusses her acclaimed book, her writing process, new projects, and why she joined The Graduate Center. Read more
Katina Rogers and the cover of her book, "Putting the Humanities Ph.D. to Work" (Photos courtesy of Rogers)
In her new book, Katina Rogers addresses how to turn humanities Ph.D.s into fulfilling employment and ways to make the degrees more equitable, just, and relevant. Read more
Wayne Koestenbaum (Credit: Tim Schutsky) and the cover of his book, Figure It Out.
Professor Wayne Koestenbaum talks about his new book of essays, Figure It Out, and other things. Read more
Professor Kevin Nadal talks about his latest book, which looks at how the criminal justice system has treated LGBTQ people, including LGBTQ people of color, and the consequences. Read more
Chartered flight with Puerto Rican migrant farmworkers, circa 1948. Courtesy of the Records of the Migration Division, Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, Hunter College, CUNY.
Professor Ismael García-Colón had family members who came to the U.S. to harvest produce. His new book reveals the contributions and the mistreatment of Puerto Rican farm laborers. Read more