Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner (GC/Hunter, Sociology) has won a Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin to spend the fall 2017 semester in Berlin studying the effects of immigration on American social life and demographics. Read more
Professor John Torpey (Sociology) published an op-ed in The Hill in which he argues this is a particularly dangerous moment in the presidency, as the administration shifts its focus to the international arena. Read more
Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner (GC/Hunter, Sociology) has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in the field of Sociology.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of Distinguished Professor Richard D. Alba (Sociology) and Distinguished Professor Charles W. Mills (Philosophy). Read more
In a recent book and related podcast for Inside Higher Ed, Amy Adamcyzk (GC/Hunter, Sociology) illustrates why attitudes towards homosexuality vary widely from country to country. Read more
The GC, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Press, has launched a demo of its new interactive platform for scholarly publishing, Manifold, an online, mobile-ready interface for reading and responding to texts.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English) is quoted in an important new Pew Research Center report on the uncivil online behavior, pointing to geo-political “publicity” as a potential new “form of cyber terror.” Read more
Assistant Professor Thomas Kurtzman's research has had "a significant impact in the pharmaceutical industry." Read more
Could we have predicted the outcome of the 2016 presidential election? Naming patterns may suggest as much, says Professor Stefano Ghirlanda (GC/Brooklyn, Psychology/Biology). Read more
For a story on the neuroscience behind the Internet phenomenon ASMR, Smithsonian.com consulted Presidential Professor Tony Ro (Psychology/Biology), an expert on sensory processing and synesthesia. Read more