SCEPA Research Assistant, Kyle K. Moore, discusses his research on racial gaps in morbidity (illness and physical limitations) and the resulting inequality in retirement time and benefits.
PhD Economics Student Catherine Ruetschlin recently appeared on Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed to discuss Walmart’s wages. The video is embedded below but you can also view it at Cuny.tv
Recently, a number of NSSR students have received widely recognized awards to support their research. Three students in Anthropology won awards to help them with their dissertation fieldwork from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Students in Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology have won National Science Foundation Grants. These are prestigious national awards, so congratulate these students when you […]
Congratulations to Gema Santamaria, a PhD Candidate in Sociology, who was awarded a pre-doctoral fellowship by the Center for US Mexican Studies at University of California San Diego. Her work focuses on vigilantism and local communities in the Mexican state of Puebla. “I strongly believe that institutions such as the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies can play […]
NSSR student Emmanuel Guerisoli investigates graduate program coverage of health insurance with an essay now published at Public Seminar, an extension of The New School’s legendary “General Seminar,” founded by the original University in Exile scholars. Last year, the New School for Social Research and the university administration announced a new fellowship initiative for NSSR students, included full […]
Vasiliki Touhouliotis of the New School for Social Research’s Anthropology Department has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2014. Only 4% of this year’s applicants were accepted, which means that Vasiliki’s work was of exceptional quality. She describes her work as follows: Based on a year of ethnographic fieldwork in South Lebanon, Weapons Between […]
The New Challenge 2014 Finalists have been announced! Congratulations to Sociology student, Maria Carbrera for her “Material Socialism” project. This year over 100 students across the University with a wide range of themes and topics applied. Each team will be awarded between $2,500 and $10,000. On April 21st, the award amounts for each team will […]
A presentations of the New School students faculty and staff that have received a grant from the Green Fund. These include eWaste maps, re-usable to-go containers, and more.
PhD Candidate in psychology, David Kidd, along with other panelist at a Stanford Conference posed the question: Does reading literature make you more moral? David is working with Prof. Emanuale Castano. You can read about the conference, its panelists, and even watch some video by click on this link. Below is an excerpt from the article. Kidd has […]
Lisa Bjorkman, a 2012 graduate of the Politics Department, has received a major prize for social science work on India. The American Institute of Indian Studies has awarded her with the 2014 Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences. She has revised her dissertation to become a book titled Pipe Politics: Mumbai’s Contested […]