The 2016 campaign has become a “referendum on the continued dominant role of white men in society,” asserts Professor Alyson Cole (GC/Queens, Political Science) in a compelling new essay for Fortune.
Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (1993), a book by Professor Eric Lott (English/Comparative Literature), has been named one of Billboard’s 100 greatest music books of all time.
Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) recently spoke about the days leading to November 8: what to expect, how much polling matters, and who will win. Read more
Distinguished Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook (History) spoke recently about Roosevelt’s legacy — and how “America’s greatest First Lady” might have viewed the current state of affairs. Read more
Distinguished Professor Robert M. Haralick (Computer Science) has been awarded the coveted King-Sun Fu Prize, the highest honor given to researchers in the subject of pattern recognition.
Professor Setha M. Low (Anthropology/Environmental Psychology), whose novel research focuses on the anthropology of space and place, has been awarded the inaugural Senior Scholar Award from the Society of Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA).
The pioneering work of Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel (GC/Lehman, Biology), whose research is at the forefront of plant science, is featured in a special issue of the journal Science. Read more
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The Graduate Center (GC) and New York City College of Technology (City Tech) have been awarded a $324,502 Digital Humanities Implementation Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Office of Digital Humanities for "Learning in the Public Square: An Open Platform for Humanities Education." Read more
A new essay in The Atlantic by Professor Heath Brown (GC/John Jay, Criminal Justice) examines the lack of transparency in the presidential transition planning process. Read more