Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner (GC/Hunter, Sociology) has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in the field of Sociology.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of Distinguished Professor Richard D. Alba (Sociology) and Distinguished Professor Charles W. Mills (Philosophy). 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
The GC, in partnership with the University of Minnesota Press, has launched a demo of its new interactive platform for scholarly publishing, Manifold, an online, mobile-ready interface for reading and responding to texts.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Davidson (English) is quoted in an important new Pew Research Center report on the uncivil online behavior, pointing to geo-political “publicity” as a potential new “form of cyber terror.” Read more
Assistant Professor Thomas Kurtzman's research has had "a significant impact in the pharmaceutical industry." Read more
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
For a story on the neuroscience behind the Internet phenomenon ASMR, Smithsonian.com consulted Presidential Professor Tony Ro (Psychology/Biology), an expert on sensory processing and synesthesia. 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
In a new Business Insider video, President Chase F. Robinson talks about the diverse experiences of women in Islam, drawing on the examples of a mystic and a celebrity from the 8th and 9th centuries to correct Western misconceptions about the role of women in the religion. Read more