Kevin McGruder and the cover of his book, "Philip Payton: The Father of Black Harlem"
Alumnus Kevin McGruder has published a second book on Harlem, this one focusing on trailblazer Philip Payton. Read more
Professors Anne Valk and Johanna Devaney
Professor Anne Valk was awarded funding for a project on LGBTQ+ teacher education and Professor Johanna Devaney is the recipient of funds in the area of digital humanities advancement. Read more
Top row, left to right: Patrick Rizzo, Caitlin Cacciatore, Sophia Yip, Rachel Tiven;
Second row, left to right: Kathleen Rowe, Shant Sharigian, Atilio Barreda, Benjamin Krusling
Meet eight new students who bring a wealth of experience and unique perspectives to the Graduate Center this year. Read more
Tiven talks about her work advocating for LGBTQ rights, immigration rights, and voting rights and her decision to pursue a Ph.D. in History at the Graduate Center. Read more
The program, which includes a new writing course and career networking opportunities, is supported by a grant from the Council of Graduate Schools. Read more
Philip Payton: The Father of Black Harlem
(Columbia Unversity Press, 2021)
From their latest books about historical figures both well-known and overlooked, to the hidden histories of New York City’s buildings and neighborhoods, to race and the Black experience, these Graduate Center authors have your summer reads covered. Read more
Professors Manu Bhgavan and Vivian Louie put the rise in anti-Asian violence in context and offer solutions, including one that may turn into law in New York State. Read more
Author and Graduate Center alumnus Marc Levenson and Graduate Center doctoral candidate Liang Wu discuss the grounding of the Ever Given, the state of global shipping, and the life of seafarers.
Professor Manu Bhagavan of Hunter College and The Graduate Center, discusses "India's Struggle Against COVID" on the International Horizons podcast. Read more