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Abramovitz, a professor of social welfare and prolific writer, discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for a new New Deal. Read more
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
The well-known journalist, who teaches in the Political Science program, shares his insights and his advice on writing for wider audiences. Read more
Alù is widely known for his photonics research, particularly in the area of metamaterials — artificial materials that have highly unusual properties. Read more
Professor Joseph Straus and his book "Broken Beauty: Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability"
The award, considered the highest honor music theory, recognizes Straus' achievment in establishing disability studies as an accepted sub-discipline in his field. Read more
Elliott-Negri, a doctoral candidate in sociology, discusses his many projects, including a new grant-funded study of collective action by workers whose lives have been put at risk by the pandemic. Read more
Melissa Checker and her book "The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice"
Checker exposes the hidden costs of New York City’s efforts to transform industrial waterfronts into green oases, in The Sustainability Myth. Read more
The approaching November break offers a welcome opportunity to express how grateful I am to all of you — faculty, students, staff, and alumni — for the commitment you have shown to The Graduate Center and its mission through all that you do. Read more
Pablo Crespo helped archaeologist Gino Caspari map Scythian burial sites across a huge swath of territory in present-day Russia, Mongolia and China using Google Earth images. (credit: Pablo Caspari)
Crespo, an economics Ph.D., applied his machine learning knowledge to create a tool that allows archaeologists to access hard-to-reach sites. Read more
Laird Bergad and his book "Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940"
In their new book, Professor Laird Bergad and his co-author debunk common notions about how U.S. control affected Puerto Rico’s agrarian economy and society in the early 20th century.