The Graduate Center offers more than thirty doctoral programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, including History.
Learn about the Graduate Center's core faculty,
including Distinguished Professor David Joselit (pictured),
on the Faculty Profiles page.
Through its extensive public programming, the Graduate Center contributes to the intellectual and cultural vitality of New York City.
The Graduate Center has announced its
Doctoral Student Parental Accommodation Policies.
Support for the Graduate Center ensures continued excellence in arts and
sciences graduate education, research, and public programming.
Professor Eleanore T. Wurtzel (GC/Lehman, Biology) has identified a new enzyme in plants that shows promise for ending vitamin A deficiency — a life-threatening health issue that affects 250 million children worldwide. Read more
The Graduate Center is publishing the fifth edition of its “Lost & Found” series, which features unexpected, genre-bending works by important 20th century writers. Read more
In a New York Times op-ed titled “The Myth of a White Minority,” Distinguished Professor Richard Alba (Sociology) sheds light on the Census Bureau’s “outdated, illogical methods” in forecasting an imminent white minority. Read more
Ph.D. candidate Micki Kaufman (History), a former GC Digital Fellow, was recently awarded the Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize from the Association for Computers and the Humanities. Read more
Presidential Professor Thomas G. Weiss (Political Science) will receive the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Organization Section of the International Studies Association. Read more
Address on Behalf of the Graduates by Alice Jones
D.M.A. Program in Music Read more
Commencement Address by Stephen Neale
Ph.D. Programs in Philosophy and Linguistics
Kornblith Chair in the Philosophy of Science and Value Read more
Commencement Remarks by Chase F. Robinson
President, The Graduate Center Read more
GC Digital Initiatives have been awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant for a project that originated in the Digital Praxis Seminar, a course focused on introducing... Read more
VICE News recently featured Lesley Hirsch, director of the Graduate Center's NYC Labor Market Information Service (NYCLMIS), in a feature story on the effects of Big Data on employment. Read more