Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded to Two Baruch College Humanities Professor
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Dr. Rebecca Spokony's research group students Brian Tang, Henry Wu and Harmeet Kaur won first place for their work on "Functional Validation of Drosophila Blood Cell Development Genes" at the 51st annual regional undergraduate biology research conference hosted by the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB).
Dr. David Jones has co-authored an article CBS News on "How Democrats won the House" in which he interpreted the exit polls from the midterm election. Read the article here.
Dr. Els de Graauw (Political Science) has been awarded a Visiting Researcher Fellowship from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the national research council of the Netherlands. In Spring 2019, she will be at the University of Amsterdam working on a collaborative project on “Immigrant Integration in Transatlantic Urban Comparative Perspective.”
Dr. Andrew Sloin has been awarded the 2018 Dorothy Rosenberg Prize from the American Historical Association (AHA) for his book, The Jewish Revolution in Belorussia: Economy, Race, and Bolshevik Power. Learn more here.
Dr. Hill Krishnan, of the Department of Political Science, recently placed second at the semifinals for the Toastmaster International 2018 World Championship of Public Speaking in Chicago in August. Read The Ticker article here.
Alma Guillermoprieto, a 2008 recipient of an honorary doctorate at Baruch College has been awarded the prestigious Princesa de Asturias prize for her work in communication and humanities. Read more here.
Acclaimed Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Named Baruch College's Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence for Fall 2018. Learn more.
Psychology Internship Training Program Receives Full Accreditation from the American Psychology Association. Learn more.
Dr. Mark Rice's book Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru published by UNC Press. Learn more.
Dr. Adam Sheffer (Department of Mathematics) has been selected to receive the Henry Wasser award from the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences.
Dr. Mitchell Cohen's second edition of the book he edited Princeton Readings in Political Thought: Essential Texts from Plato to Populism, has been published by Princeton University Press. Learn more.
Professor emerita, Dr. Roz Bernstein's article "Seeing Art in Medical Archives" featured in Guernica Magazine. Read the article.
BPAC Director, Ted Altschuler, highlights the 2018-19 season with Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership. Read here.
Dr. Mitchell Cohen publishes new book: Princeton Readings in Political Thought: Essential Readings from Plato to Populism, Second Edition, Princeton University Press, 2018.
Dr. Timothy Aubry recently had his book Guilty Aesthetic Pleasures published by Harvard University Press. Learn more.
Professor Douglas Lackey (Department of Philosophy), an accomplished playwright wrote an off-off-Broadway play, “Arendt/Heidegger,”which will run at the Theater for the New City from September 27 - October 14, 2018. This is his third produced theatrical play (and 4th play overall) since 2003. Learn more.
Professor Eugene Marlow’s new book Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression has been published by University Press of Mississippi. Lean more.
Eric Gander quoted in The Buffalo News: Nixon has little to lose in sole primary debate with Cuomo
Dr. Sarah Bishop has been awarded a research fellowship at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University . In addition, she has been chosen to receive a $10,000 grant from the Waterhouse Family Institute at Villanova University for a new research project called “Bodies of Evidence: Asylum Seeker Narratives in the Search for Legal Protection".
The Department of Psychology has been granted an APA grant regarding comparison of on-line and in-person teaching of STEM courses in psychology (statistics and research methods).
Andrea Gabor's book After The Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform reviewed in the NY Times. Read here.
Jennifer Mangels, of the Department of Psychology, has been granted a DARPA contract to be a part of a social science initiative called “Ground Truth."
Angie Beeman appears on CSPAN's Washington Journal on the one year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. Watch here.
Grace Shulman's op-ed, "The Nation Magazine Betrays a Poet ? and Itself" in The New York Times. Read article.
Alison Griffiths announced as a recipient of an ACLS Project Development Grant. Learn more.
Professor Vera Haller's article "As U.S. hardens its borders, Canada debates whether to do the same or stand up to Trump" published is the LA Times.
Assistant Professor Emily Johnson won an International Reporting Project fellowship for a January trip to Bhutan, from which she reported a rich multimedia piece published by Public Radio International. Learn more.
Dr. Eva Shan Chou, professor and chair of the Department of English, has been awarded a Resident Fellowship to New York University's Center of Ballet and Arts. The project will focus on writing an historical account of ballet in China from its beginnings in 1954 to today. Learn more.
Dr. Eric Gander has been awarded BCAA’s 2018 Faculty Service Award. The award is in recognition of his dedication to the students and mission of Baruch College over the years in ways that go beyond the normal responsibilities of a faculty member.
Dr. Sultan Catto, from the Department of Natural Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious HOMER- European Medal of Poetry and Arts Award.
Dr. Els de Graauw taught a week-long seminar on “A Nation of Immigrants? The Politics of Immigration and Immigrant Rights in the United States” at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Learn more.
Dr. Rebecca Merkin recently contributed to an article on culture and sexual harassment written by a broadcast journalism student from Turkey. Learn more.
Biology professor Dr. David Gruber and chemistry professor Dr. Jean Gaffney received a patent for several new fluorescent proteins from a newly discovered marine eel. It is hoped that these findings pave the way towards diagnostic tools for human conditions.
Prof. Els de Graauw taught a week-long seminar on “A Nation of Immigrants? The Politics of Immigration and Immigrant Rights in the United States” at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Learn more.
Dr. Grace Schulman's poem "Fireplace Bay" has been published in Little Star 7: a Journal of Poetry and Prose. Learn more.
Dr. Elizabeth Minei from the Department of Communication Studies recently contributed to an article in Business Insider about healthy personal relationships. Read the article.
Dr. Myung-koo Kang from the Department of Political Science was a featured speaker on "The World Today", a news broadcast by CGTN America. Dr. Kang spoke about the significance of CIA Director Mike Pompeo's visit with Kim Jong Un. Watch the segment.
Dr. Mitchell Cohen, from the Department of Political Science has received the Baruch Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Scholarship.
Dr. Elisabeth Gareis, from the Department of Communication Studies has received the Baruch Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Faculty Service.
Dr. Claudia Halbac, from the Department of Political Science has received the Baruch Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Dean Aldemaro Romero Jr. has been named to the board of directors of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD. Read release.
Dr. John Brenkman's short essay has been published on Tim O'Brien's novels and the My Lai massacre in the The American Interest. Learn more.
Dr. David Sitt, of the Department of Psychology was quoted in an article published on MDMag.com. Read the article.
Dr. Vincent DiGirolamo and Dr. Elizabeth Wollman were featured on C-SPAN's "Lectures in History" where they discussed "NYC & Broadway in the ‘60s". Watch the segment.
Dr. John Brenkman from the Department of English recently had a short essay published on Tim O'Brien's novels and the My Lai massacre in the The American Interest. Learn more.
Dr. Barbara Katz Rothman has been awarded the Fulbright-Saastamoinen Distinguished Chair Grant in Health Sciences (2018-2019). Learn more.
Dr. Els de Graauw, Department of Political Science, recently co-authored a blog about her research on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read the blog post.
Professor Vincent DiGirolamo won a Furthermore Grant in Publishing for his book Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys, published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Carl Rollyson's article "The Man Who Lost the Movies" was published in The Weekly Standard. Read the article.