World War II-era social scientists provided a starting point for “shedding light on the meaning of Trumpism and what it says about the fate of American democracy,” writes Distinguished Professor Richard Wolin (Comparative Literature/History/Political Science) in a new Chronicle of Higher Education essay. Read more
Lawrence Cappello (Ph.D. ’16, History) explores what a Trump presidency could mean for privacy rights in a new essay for The Hill, in which he argues that no candidate since Richard Nixon has been “so fiercely committed to portraying the nation as an unsafe and lawless society.” Read more
Rita Obeid and Anna Schwartz, Ph.D. students in Psychology and the co-chairs of this year’s Pedagogy Day, recently spoke to the GC about the event. Read more
Professor Setha M. Low (Anthropology/Environmental Psychology) has won the 2016 SANA Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America, bestowed by the Society for the Anthropology of North America. Read more
The 2016 campaign has become a “referendum on the continued dominant role of white men in society,” asserts Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) in a compelling new essay for Fortune.
Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (1993), a book by Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), has been named one of Billboard’s 100 greatest music books of all time.
A major gift bestowed by James and Cathleen Stone to the Graduate Center — which enhances the GC’s stature as a hub for researching socio-economic inequalities — is highlighted in a new Chronicle of Philanthropy feature about the growth in donations to inequality research programs.
CUNY has launched its annual Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving, a long-standing tradition that provides an opportunity for the University community to donate money to health, human, and environmental causes at substantial cost savings for participating charities. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) recently spoke about the days leading to November 8: what to expect, how much polling matters, and who will win. Read more
"Through my study I want to bring forth the voices of parents who have been silent because of the shame, guilt, fear, and belief that they are alone in this," says Ph.D. student Sofia Oviedo (Social Welfare). Read more