Checker, a professor of anthropology and psychology, discusses her latest book, The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice. Read more
The Graduate Center community mourns the death of the renowned anthropologist, pioneer in Black feminist studies, and beloved teacher and mentor who was an “irreplaceable” member of our community. Read more
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
Melissa Checker and her book "The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice"
Checker exposes the hidden costs of New York City’s efforts to transform industrial waterfronts into green oases, in The Sustainability Myth. Read more
Dána-Ain Davis (Photo Credit: Alex Irklievski/GC)
Davis’ book links Black women’s higher risk of giving birth to premature babies to racism and the afterlife of slavery. It is spurring medical professionals to reassess their practices. Read more
The Sustainability Myth
(NYU Press, 2020)
The Sawyer Seminar, hosted by the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC), will be awarding a postdoctoral fellowship and two dissertation fellowships. Read more
The Fulbright recipient explains how he turned a childhood passion for the ocean into a dissertation topic. Read more
Katherine Verdery (Photo courtesy of Verdery)
Known for her collaborative and groundbreaking work, Verdery says, “Most meaningful to me in this award is the recognition that anthropology has indeed brought something valuable to Slavic and East European studies.” Read more
Christopher Gilbert (Photo Credit: Biren Patel)
Christopher Gilbert's find fills “one of the biggest gaps in the entire primate record.” Read more