For a story on the neuroscience behind the Internet phenomenon ASMR, Smithsonian.com consulted Presidential Professor Tony Ro (GC/Psychology and Biology), an expert on sensory processing and synesthesia. Read more
What did Neanderthals eat? DNA evidence from the plaque in their teeth is offering new and enlightening clues, according to Assistant Professor William Harcourt-Smith (GC/Lehman, Anthropology). Read more
In a new Business Insider video, President Chase F. Robinson talks about the diverse experiences of women in Islam, drawing on the examples of a mystic and a celebrity from the 8th and 9th centuries to correct Western misconceptions about the role of women in the religion. Read more
President Chase F. Robinson appeared on Cumulus radio to discuss how current events link to themes presented in his new book, Islamic Civilisation in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years (University of California Press, 2016). Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice), a sought-after expert on electoral politics, analyzes the president’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
Professor Manu Bhagavan (GC/Hunter, History) recently published an essay on the modern-day “crisis of sovereignty” on the Brexit: Global Perspectives blog, which is affiliated with Cambridge University.
Distinguished Professor Paul Krugman (Economics) appeared this week on Bloomberg News to discuss topics including NAFTA, infrastructure spending, banking regulations, and Federal Reserve monetary policy. Read more
The GC's Leslie McCall (Sociology/Political Science) comments on “Higher Education and Upward Mobility,” an upcoming panel discussion featuring economist Raj Chetty of Stanford University. Read more
Acclaimed novels by Distinguished Professor André Aciman (Comparative Literature/French) are drawing major interest — from both major media and Hollywood alike. Read more
Among those analyzing President Donald J. Trump's inaugural address was Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice), a sought-after expert on electoral politics. His observations follow. Read more