Ivanka Trump’s best seller Women Who Work has reignited debate about how women can balance personal and professional success, and Professor Barbara Katz Rothman (GC/Baruch, Sociology), an expert on motherhood in the modern age, has been weighing in on the topic. Read more
President Trump’s emphasis on “a new national pride” and putting “America First” has brought heightened attention to research by Distinguished Professor David Waldstreicher (History). Read more
Scientists Describe Origins of Topographic Relief on Titan
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A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center in partnership with the GC’s Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality offers a comprehensive analysis of inequality and the status of the middle class in some of the world’s wealthiest countries, including the United States. Read more
In a recent book and related podcast for Inside Higher Ed, Amy Adamcyzk (GC/Hunter, Sociology) illustrates why attitudes towards homosexuality vary widely from country to country. Read more
A working paper by doctoral student Jessica Peck (Economics) suggests that the arrival in New York City of digital app-based car services like Uber led to a significant decrease in drunk-driving related car accidents.
Could we have predicted the outcome of the 2016 presidential election? Naming patterns may suggest as much, says Professor Stefano Ghirlanda (GC/Brooklyn, Psychology/Biology). Read more
What did Neanderthals eat? DNA evidence from the plaque in their teeth is offering new and enlightening clues, according to Assistant Professor William Harcourt-Smith (GC/Lehman, Anthropology). Read more
Ph.D. student Raymond Moody (Psychology) has been awarded a $155,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for his dissertation research on the psychological factors driving HIV infection rates among gay and bisexual men in the United States.
Doctoral student Melissa Nelson Slater (Psychology) coauthored a new study published in Zoo Biology about how olfactory enrichment, or using scent cues, can improve the welfare of birds of prey in zoos. Read more