Professor Manu Bhagavan (GC/Hunter, History) recently explored why authoritarianism is rising throughout the world, a phenomenon he ties to several trends that gained strength in the 1990s, in an essay for Quartz. Read more
Distinguished and Presidential Professor Robert Reid-Pharr (English) has been named a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in the field of literary criticism. Read more
On Friday, April 8, the Graduate Center hosted “Sci-Fi Alien(ation): Diversity Under Attack, Homophobia, Sexism at Hugo Awards,” a panel discussion that will dissect systemic ills in the world of sci-fi publishing and fandom. Read more
In a prominent new essay for Foreign Affairs, Ph.D. student Jennifer Peirce (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) examines Nicaragua’s take on prison reform, and the lessons it may hold for Central America and beyond. Read more
“Beyond Citation,” a project that is part of GC Digital Initiatives, has been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant. Read more
On Tuesday, April 5, the Graduate Center is hosting the first gathering of an international and interdisciplinary collaborative project that is dedicated to investigating “forms of life,” or Lebensformen. Read more
Latino voters in Florida may decide which presidential candidates carry the state in the primaries — and who ultimately wins the 2016 general election, according to a new report from the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) and CNN en Español.
Has "ban the box" policy translated into greater job access for individuals with criminal records? Ph.D. student Ronald Day (Criminal Justice) is working to answer that question through his research.
This week The Guardian published the first story of an in-depth series about the income and economic prospects of Millennials, based on exclusive data from the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) at the Cross-National Data Center, which is directed by GC Professor Janet Gornick (Political Science/Sociology). Read more
Adam Kavalier (Ph.D. ’11, Biology) followed an unusual path after completing his doctorate — he launched Undone Chocolate, the first bean-to-bar maker of premium organic chocolate bars in the Washington, D.C., area. Read more