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  • This Bird Can Wreak Havoc in Backyards

    A new study coauthored by Professor Mark E. Hauber (GC/Hunter, Psychology) shows that the parasitic pin-tailed whydah — an attractive and popular pet — poses a new threat to beloved birds in the U.S. as well as Puerto Rico and Jamaica. Read more

  • GC Is Excellence

    GC students and faculty have garnered numerous awards and fellowships this year. Here, we celebrate a few. Read more

  • GC Grad Seeks Environmental Justice, with Mellon Funding

    James Blair (Ph.D. ’16, Anthropology) is one of a handful of doctoral graduates to be named a 2017 Mellon/ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies) Public Fellow. Read more

  • Clues to Climate Change in Earth’s Past

    To understand what more carbon dioxide in the air means for our planet, Professor Stephen Pekar (GC/Queens, Earth and Environmental Sciences), a geologist, is looking back — way back to 60 million years ago. Read more

  • Faculty Book: Steven Remy

    The Malmedy Massacre Steven Remy
    The Malmedy Massacre: The War Crimes Trial Controversy
    Harvard University Press (2017)





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  • Faculty Book: Richard E. Ocejo

    Richard E. Ocejo
    Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy
    Princeton University Press (2017)




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  • Alumni Book: Ira Dworkin

    Congo Love SongIra Dworkin
    Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)
    The University of North Carolina Press (2017)



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  • NYC’s Growing Hispanic Population Growth: Laird W. Bergad

    Distinguished Professor Laird W. Bergad (GC/Lehman, History), director of the Graduate Center’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies (CLACLS), commented in a recent Wall Street Journal story about the growth in New York City’s Hispanic population. Read more

  • The Showdown Over NYC School Control: David Bloomfield

    Professor David Bloomfield (GC/Brooklyn, Urban Education) has been weighing in on the failure of the New York State Legislature to resolve the issue of mayoral control of New York City Schools. Read more

  • Boosting High School Digital Literacy

    This past spring, students from Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) honed their digital literacy skills and shaped the story of their city through the Mapping Time, a project jointly run by BHSEC, the Graduate Center’s Center for the Humanities, and the New York Public Library. Read more