Marc Edelman (Prof., Hunter/GC, Anthropology) addressed the UN Human Rights Council’s Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group on a United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and... Read more
Karen G. Williams, doctoral student in anthropology, has won the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Minority Dissertation Fellowship for 2013–14. The $10,000 award, given to one... Read more
Abou Ali Farman Farmaian (Anthropology, 2012), a visiting assistant professor of anthropology at Bard College, has published, under the pen name Abou Farman, Clerks of the Passage (Linda Leith... Read more
(l. to r.) GC doctoral student Megan Hicks, Icelandic archaeologist Thora Petursdottir, and GC doctoral student Reaksha Persaud excavate a deeply stratified site at Skutustadir in North Iceland in 2010. Photo by Tom McGovern.
Doctoral faculty and graduate students in archaeology in the GC Anthropology Program have collaborated with an international team of geneticists and biologists in a study of the arctic fox in... Read more
Four Graduate Center doctoral students are among ninety-seven scholars selected nationwide for 2012 Ford Foundation Fellowships in Predoctoral and Dissertation competitions.
Among thirty-seven... Read more
Two members of the GC’s anthropology faculty, Gerald Creed (Prof., Hunter/GC), executive officer of the program, and Katherine Verdery (Julian J. Studley Faculty Scholar and Dist. Prof., GC)... Read more
Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949–1962
(Princeton University Press, 2011)
Community Art: An Anthropological Perspective
Jonathan Stillo is a doctoral candidate and medical anthropologist whose dissertation research, which began in 2006, took him to Romania, where he lives among and documents the lives of chronic... Read more