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The Graduate Center is pleased to welcome accomplished scholar and critic David Joselit, who has been named distinguished professor in the Ph.D. Program in Art History as of Spring... Read more
At the January 27 meeting of CUNY’s board of trustees, Joan Richardson, a member of the doctoral faculty in English and comparative literature, was appointed Distinguished Professor. She is... Read more
Barbara Heyman (Music Ph.D., 1989) has published her second book on Samuel Barber, Samuel Barber: A Thematic Catalogue of the Complete Works (Oxford University Press, 2012). She is now at work on... Read more
Doctoral candidates Stephen E. Harris (Biology) and Marissa Bellino (Urban Education) have won the Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction from the American... Read more
The Holocaust Educational Foundation will award Professor Dagmar Herzog (History), Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, the Distinguished Achievement Award in Holocaust Studies in... Read more
In an initiative to promote innovation in doctoral education, the Graduate Center, City University of New York, will award up to eight new Humanities Fellowships to students entering in Fall 2014. Read more
John Torpey, executive officer of sociology and professor of sociology and history, has been appointed as the new director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies (RBIIS) as Thomas G. Weiss, presidential professor of political science, steps down from the position. Read more
Applied Psychology published a study from Karen Lyness, professor of psychology, on the important implications of work-life balance on well-being and work-related outcomes based on data from 36 countries. Read more
William Bialek, visiting presidential professor of physics and founder and director of the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences, has been awarded the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience. Read more
William (Jock) Young, distinguished professor of criminal justice and sociology, died on November 16, 2013, after a long illness. A valued colleague and celebrated scholar, Professor Young taught... Read more