Rock & Roll and a Philosopher’s Soul

Who knew that Bruce Springsteen was so interested in philosophy? He was recently photographed in the Netherlands reading a book studying the lives of 12 famous philosophers, with a furrowed brow and pencil in hand. This wasn’t just any book, ... read more

Sociology Faculty Rack Up ASA Awards

From tracing the connection between architecture and post-war European state politics, to building theoretical frameworks to predict the future, to assessing online journalism’s “clickability” phenomenon, it is an exciting time for academic exploration in The New School for Social Research’s ... read more

Military Wives and the Call to Surrogacy

Military wives make up 15 to 20 percent of American gestational surrogates, despite constituting less than 1 percent of the entire population. What causes this disproportion? The question is the crux of Elizabeth Ziff’s dissertation, which focuses on the rise ... read more