Viveka Erlandsson (Photo Courtesy of Erlandsson)
The prestigious prize recognizes Erlandsson, a faculty member at the University of Bristol, for her achievements in geometry and topology and for promoting women mathematicians.
Barbara B. Stern at the Graduate Center's first commencement in 1965. She was the first woman to receive a Ph.D.
Stern was 25 and expecting her first child when she graduated in 1965. Her daughters discuss her path from English Ph.D. to marketing professor. Read more
Doctorates Number 1 and 10,000: Daniel N. Robinson (Ph.D. '65, Psychology) and Kristen Case (Ph.D. '09, English). Robinson hooded Case at Commencement in 2009.
Robinson, who was the first man to receive a doctorate from the Graduate Center in 1965, made a career out of being curious. Read more
Mahwash Shoaib (author and contributor)
Muslim American Hyphenations: Cultural Production and Hybridity in the Twenty-first Century
(Lexington Books, 2021)
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Psychology Ph.D. alumna Maureen Coyle offers research-based advice and discusses what’s next in her academic career. Read more
Philip Payton: The Father of Black Harlem
(Columbia Unversity Press, 2021)
From City Space to Cyberspace: Art, Squatting, and Internet Culture in the Netherlands
(Amsterdam University Press, 2021)
João Marinotti (Photo courtesy of Marinotti)
Marinotti, who took an unusual path through academia, offers advice to other scholars seeking tenure-track positions. Read more
Ronnie Ancona and Georgia Tsouvala
New Directions in the Study of Women in the Greco-Roman World
(Oxford University Press, 2021)
Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town
(Princeton University Press, 2021)