Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded to Two Baruch College Humanities Professor
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Dr. Gail Levin, Distinguished Professor of Fine and Performing Arts, was selected as a Fulbright Specialist for the Zanabazar Fine Art Museum’s project in Ulan Batur, Mongolia, where she will teach curatorial practices and hold various workshop during the summer.
Dr. Andrew Obus received the Feliks Gross award given by the CUNY Academy for assistant professors in recognition of outstanding research, or potential for such, in the humanities or sciences. Read more here.
Dr. Eugene Marlow's book Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression, has been nominated for the Jazz Journalists Association's annual award for Book of the Year About Jazz . His book was also ranked as one of the best five jazz books of 2018 in the January 2019 issue of The New York City Jazz Record.
Dr. Charlotte Brooks gave a recent lecture titled "By Choice and Coercion: The Problem of Dual Citizenship in Modern China,” at Cornell University on April 22, 2019. Read more here.
Dr. Donika Kelly was featured in the article "These Queer Poets Expand on Black Life Through Their Work" on The Root. Read more here.
Dr. Ted Henken was quoted in the article "President Trump: Just Another Jailer of the Cuban People" published on The American Conservative's website and featured in the article "Cuba's Big Problem is Inability to Reform its Economic Model" published on Sputniknews.com.
Professor Wayne Finke presented the keynote lecture on “East Meets West: Communality in Linguistic Pursuits,” at the Inaugural Conference of Geolinguistics held at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal from March 15th to 16.
Professor Annie Kato, a Department of Psychology adjunct instructor, has been awarded the 2018 Briloff Prize in Ethics for her essay is entitled, "Humans or Resources? The Ethics of Strategic Human Resource Management." Read more here.
Dr. Christopher Stults along with other researchers just published an article on "Determinants of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: The P18 Cohort Study" in Journal of Interpersonal Violence. This particular study is groundbreaking because it is the first of its kind to use longitudinal data to examine the factors that increase risk for IPV over time in this population. Read more here.
Dr. Michael Staub and his newest book, The Mismeasure of Minds: Debating Race and Intelligence between Brown and The Bell Curve, were highlighted by CUNY SUM. Read more here.
Department of Political Science professor, Dr. Asha Castleberry was interviewed by the popular media outlet Huffpost for her role in breaking glass ceilings in both the military and the workforce. After 14 years in the military, Dr. Castleberry worked her way to become a leading spokesperson for national security, in addition to teaching political science at Baruch College. Read more about her achievements here.
Weissman student, Scarlett Liriano Cepin participated in the project "Since Parkland" in commemoration of the first anniversary of the Parkland School Shooting. The project was led by over 200 student journalists who highlighted the 1,200 child gun deaths that have occurred in the past year, with a focus of memorializing the lives that were lost. Read more here.
Dr. Christopher Stults' article on "Relationship Quality Among Young Gay and Bisexual Men in Consensual Nonmonogamous Relationships" was highlighted by CUNY SUM. Read more here.
Dr. Clarence Taylor's new book Fight the Power African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City was published by NYU Press. Dr. Taylor and his book were also featured on CUNY SUM and on the "New Books Network" podcast. Read more here.
Dr. Randolph Trumbach was quoted in the article "For Centuries, Blackmail Was a Tool Used to Intimidate Gay Men" published on History.com. Read more here.
Dr. Els de Graauw was recently featured in a CUNY SUM article discussing her work on migration studies. Read more here.
Dr. Stefan Bathe along with a collaboration of scientists called PHENIX were highlighted by CUNY SUM for their recent publication "Creation of quark–gluon plasma droplets with three distinct geometries". Read more here.
Dr. Logan Watts has been awarded the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) 2019 Bray Howard Award for research on assessment centers. Read more here.
Dr. Sarah Bishop’s newest book Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement has been published by Oxford University Press. Read more here.
Dr. Eugene Marlow's book Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression will be featured on "Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired" podcast on NPR between February 2nd to 8th. Listen to the podcast here
Dr. Nick Sibrava's recently co-authored work on "Posttraumatic stress disorder in African American and Latinx adults: Clinical course and the role of racial and ethnic discrimination" was featured in a special edition of the APA's journal, American Psychologist, on racial trauma. Read more here.
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.