Congratulations politics! Professor Nancy Fraser, who holds appointments at several academic institutions in Europe, has helped to secure a number of fellowships and dissertation grants for former and current NSSR Politics students. At the Einstein Foundation in Berlin, Germany, where Prof. Fraser holds an international research chair homed at the Free University: Brian Milstein (NSSR […]
Psychology faculty member Jeremy Safran‘s recent book, Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies, published in 2012 by the American Psychological Association, is the winner of the prestigious 2013 Gradiva Award for books in field of psychoanalysis. Previous Gradiva award winners include: George Makari’s Revolution in Mind; Daniels Stern’s The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life; Linda Hopkin’s False Self: […]
Professor Nancy Fraser, joint prof. in Politics and Philosophy at the NSSR, has recently published a piece in the UK Guardian titled “How Feminism became Capitalism’s Handmaiden — and How to Reclaim It”. In the article, Prof. Fraser discusses three aims in second wave feminism’s response to post-war capitalism, and how these have been co-opted […]
Psychology faculty member, Michael Schober, was recently honored at the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s (AAPOR) 68th Annual Conference with the Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators award. This annual award is presented to those who demonstrate innovative uses of new technologies to collect data and conduct surveys. You can read more here on the New School News blog.
NSSR Anthropology Professor Hugh Raffles is interviewed in New School News and Research Radio. In a podcast at the link, you can hear Prof. Raffles talking about his book, Insectopedia. “Insects are really the most different beings from us that I can think of,” Raffles says. “In fact, the closer you look at them, the […]
There are two new books to check out written by current and former faculty from our Economics Department: William Milberg, the new NSSR Dean, and Deepak Nayyar, former NSSR professor of Economics. Dean Milberg’s, co-written with Deborah Winkler, is titled Outsourcing Economics: Global Value Chains in Capitalist Development. The work examines how outsourcing as a development tactic can […]
A recent NY Times article quoted on of our faculty member K. Vela Velupillai (NSSR Economics) and mentioned the work of an economics alum, Stephen Kinsella. The article discusses the life and work of economist Wynne Godley, especially in reference to the 2008 financial crisis. Godley’s models were exceptional in so far as they challenged what many traditional […]
Congratulations to NSSR Mellon Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology and Politics, Meral Çinar, who has won the Sabanci award along with her husband Kursat Çinar for her essay entitled “Building Democracy to Last: The Turkish Experience in Comparative Perspective.” Establishing democratic norms is not just a matter of elections and representation. It is also a matter […]
The break is almost upon us, and now is the time to find a good book for summer reading. Fortunately, several NSSR professors have come out with intriguing new works to help you pass the hours and keep your brain in gear before classes start up again. Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political […]
Turn on the news, read a paper, or check a blog today, and it is impossible to miss the ferocious debate raging over spending cuts and entitlements in Washington. Yet concerns about government obligations to the elderly are not just a first world problem, as Politics Professor Mark Frazier shows in his recent New York Times Op-ed “No Country […]
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