Presidential Professor Thomas G. Weiss (Political Science) has been named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, a highly prestigious honor that provides up to $200,000 of support for research and writing. 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.
President Obama has named Professor Dan McCloskey (GC/Staten Island, Biology) a recipient of the nation’s top award for science and engineering research. Read more
Associate Professor Sarah Berger (GC/Staten Island, Psychology) has received a three-year, $375,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to examine the effect of sleep on motor learning in infancy — the first such study of its kind. Read more
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.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English), director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, received the Ernest L. Boyer Award last week in recognition of her contributions to higher education and interdisciplinary study. Read more
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
Professor Herman Bennett (History) has been elected into the prestigious Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars in recognition of his expertise on the African diaspora. Read more