Could we have predicted the outcome of the 2016 presidential election? Naming patterns may suggest as much, says Professor Stefano Ghirlanda (GC/Brooklyn, Psychology/Biology). Read more
For a story on the neuroscience behind the Internet phenomenon ASMR, Smithsonian.com consulted Presidential Professor Tony Ro (Psychology/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
Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women’s Studies) has received the 2017 Distinguished Contributions in Qualitative Inquiry Award, a prestigious honor bestowed by the American Psychological Association (APA). Read more
Professor Stephen Brier (Urban Education) has been named the inaugural recipient of the New York City Digital Humanities (NYCDH) Award, which honors an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to digital humanities in the region. Read more