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Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom (John Jay, Criminal Justice, Psychology), a renowned scholar on child abuse and neglect and its consequences, is the recipient of the 2013 Edwin H.... Read more
Jean Anyon, 72, professor of urban education at the Graduate Center, died of cancer on September 7, 2013. Professor Anyon studied the web of socioeconomic factors that affect public schools and... Read more
The Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) announces the inauguration of its Distinguished Fellowship Program at the Graduate Center, beginning in the 2013–2014 academic year. Profiles of the... Read more
Interim Provost Louise Lennihan has announced that Professor Mario Antonio Kelly has joined the staff of the Provost’s Office as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective August 1.... Read more
State Fragility, State Formation, and Human Security in Nigeria (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013)
Contesting the Nigerian State: Civil Society and the Contradictions of Self Organization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
In 2013, the Graduate Center presents a yearlong public programming series, Cultural Capital: The Promise and Price of New York’s Creative Economy, produced by Graduate Center’s Office of... Read more
Five Graduate Center doctoral students have won Fulbright Awards for the 2013–14 year. The fellowships will support research in ecology, politics, and the arts in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to run its second Summer Institute for College... Read more
Caitlin Masley, Symmetric Tectonics2 (ode to patch dynamics), 2013. Site-specific installation, The James Gallery. Pigment acrylics, spray paint, and whiteout with hand-cut foamcore. Photo: Carrie Kinsella. Courtesy the James Gallery, The Graduate Center, CUNY.
What do the visual principles of modernism look like today in the hands of contemporary artists? Observed Ratios, on view at the Graduate Center’s James Gallery from August 14 to October 19,... Read more
Norma Rees, 83, a former dean of the Graduate Center, died on July 6, 2013. An expert on language acquisition and language disorders in children, she taught at Queens and Hunter Colleges and served... Read more