Professor Sujatha Fernandes (GC/Queens, Sociology) recently published an essay in The Nation that explored how improving Cuba’s telecommunications infrastructure could build upon the nation’s existing cultures of connectivity. Read more
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) was recently interviewed in Salon about the outsized influemce of Republican billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch.
An essay by Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) asserting the inaccuracy of an impending “white minority” has sparked ample commentary in The American Prospect, which published four essays in response. Read more
Research by the GC’s Luxembourg Income Study Center figures prominently in the 2016 Poverty and Inequality Report, an influential publication released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality this week. Read more
CNN en Español and the GC’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies have announced a partnership to provide exclusive research on Latino voters in America, who could play an instrumental role in electing the next president.
In an essay for Salon, Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) examines concerns about “victim culture,” why such fears have surfaced now, and how they thwart free speech and political progress. Read more
In a new Salon.com feature, Professor Corey Robin (GC/Brooklyn, Political Science) interviews Brooklyn College’s Moustafa Bayoumi about the profound changes ushered in by the “War on Terror” — legal, political, and cultural. Read more
Professor Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) lent her considerable expertise to New York State last month, analyzing economic and revenue forecasts before the Board of Economic Advisors of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Read more
Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women’s Studies) appeared in an Al Jazeera America segment this week on the rise of Islamophobia in the United States and the effects on children of Muslim-American families. Read more
Beginning in January 2016, Kelly will be responsible for leading the NYPL’s four research centers — the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; the Science, Industry and Business Library; the Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center; and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street — and their 460 staff members. Read more