FREEDOM: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle
(Phaidon Press, 2002; 512 pp.)
Professor Ida Susser of the Ph.D. Program in Anthropology at The Graduate Center has received awards from The MacArthur Foundation, the Society for the Anthropology of North America, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Institutes of Health.
The Middle East Studies Association awarded its annual Malcolm H. Kerr dissertation award to a CUNY Graduate Center alumnus in Anthropology, Jonathan Shannon. Shannon's February 2001 dissertation, "Among the Jasmine Trees: Music, Modernity, and the Aesthetics of Authenticity in Contemporary Syria," investigates cultural memory, emotion, and discourses of modernity among Syrian musicians, artists, and intellectuals.
Unearthing Gotham: The Archeology of New York City
(Yale University Press, 2001; 374 pp.)