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Professor Margaret Chin (GC/Hunter, Sociology) and Ph.D. student Hyein Lee (Sociology) published an essay addressing “the age-old question: Who is American?”—a question of particular importance in light of the decision to end DACA. Read more
Graduate Center student Cassondra James Kellam (Ph.D., Sociology) will be making her Broadway debut this fall in a new revival of Once on This Island.
WNYC News shared highlights from “The State of the Unions 2017,” the annual report from CUNY’s Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, co-authored by Distinguished Professor Ruth Milkman (GC, Sociology) and Professor Stephanie Luce (GC/Joseph S. Murphy Institute, Labor Studies). Read more
Unionization rates in New York City and State continued to rebound from their post-Great Recession lows and outpaced the rest of the nation in 2016 and the first half of 2017, according to an annual report out today. But the expected outcome of an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case could dramatically weaken public-sector unions across the nation — including those in New York. Read more
A groundbreaking study led by Professor Leslie McCall (Political Science and Sociology) has important implications for ways to increase support for policies that enhance economic equality.
A study commissioned by the City of New York and carried out by Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf (Political Science, Sociology), working with several city agencies, found that residents of Western Queens volunteer at more than double the national rate. Read more
The Graduate Center has established a firm foothold in the burgeoning field of inequality studies, as evidenced by the 2017 Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) conference. Read more
Allison Padilla-Goodman ’14 (Ph.D., Sociology), a veteran community organizer, educator, and activist against racism and anti-Semitism, was named the Southeast Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Read more
Six GC sociology professors have been named the editors of the American Sociological Association (ASA) Rose Series books beginning in January 2018. Read more