Professor Tania León (Music), who this month will perform in her native Cuba for the first time in almost 50 years, spoke to The New York Times about the significance of her upcoming trip. Read more
World War II-era social scientists provided a starting point for “shedding light on the meaning of Trumpism and what it says about the fate of American democracy,” writes Distinguished Professor Richard Wolin (Comparative Literature/History/Political Science) in a new Chronicle of Higher Education essay. Read more
Professor Setha M. Low (Anthropology/Environmental Psychology) has won the 2016 SANA Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America, bestowed by the Society for the Anthropology of North America. Read more
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