Melaku, a Graduate Center alumna, author, and race and women’s rights scholar, talks about her work and suggests ways to address racism within the academy. Read more
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
Elliott-Negri, a doctoral candidate in sociology, discusses his many projects, including a new grant-funded study of collective action by workers whose lives have been put at risk by the pandemic. Read more
Distinguished Professor William Helmreich and his book "The Queens Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide"
The final book by Distinguished Professor William Helmreich, who died at 74 in March during the city’s initial coronavirus surge, was published this fall. Read more
Professor Chin talks about her new book, Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don't Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder, and her important findings about the “bamboo ceiling." Read more
Richard C. Fording and Sanford F. Schram
(Oxford University Press, 2020)
Richard Alba and the cover of his book, "The Great Demographic Illusion"
In his latest book, Alba presents a far more nuanced version of the future of American society than the rigid narrative that demographic changes are leading to a deep divide. Read more
Distinguished Professor Alba talks about his new book, The Great Demographic Illusion: Majority, Minority, and the Expanding American Mainstream. Read more
The Great Demographic Illusion
(Princeton University Press, 2020)
(NYU Press, 2020)