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Michelle DePass on Women’s History Month and the Environmental Justice Movement

Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy reflects on the environmental justice movement and women’s role in the environmental justice movement for Women’s History Month. By Michelle DePass In recognition of Women’s History Month, I am taking this opportunity to reflect on […]

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Checking in With Professor Mindy Fullilove

  Mindy Fullilove, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty and Professor of Urban Policy and Health at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy checks in on her current projects and women’s role in the environmental justice movement in celebration of International Women’s Month. Q: What led you to propose the founding of University of Orange? Are there […]

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Massimo Bottura Joins the Tishman Center as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017

Massimo Bottura, famed Italian restaurateur, is joining the Tishman Environment and Design Center during the Spring 2017 semester as a Visiting Scholar. Bottura  will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Zero Waste Food conference on April 28-29. Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, Fabio Parasecoli is collaborating with the Institute of Culinary Education to organize and […]

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Mathy Stanislaus Joins the Tishman Center as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is excited to announce that Mathy Stanislaus, former Assistant Administrator at the US Environmental Protection Agency, will join us as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017. Stanislaus joins the Tishman Center conducting research to advance circular economy policies and practices. Stanislaus will join the Tishman Center to develop a […]

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JoAnn Kay Chase Joins the Tishman Center as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017

JoAnn Kay Chase has joined the Tishman Environment and Design Center as a Visiting Scholar for Spring 2017. Chase will join the Tishman Center during Earth Week at The New School, to curate and moderate one of the highlighted events: Ecology and Sovereignty: Native and Indigenous Perspectives Transcending Boundaries. The event will bring together Native […]

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Professor Mehdi Salehi Reflects on Drones for Refugees and The Presidential Administration’s Impacts

Mehdi Salehi, a part-time Lecturer at Parsons School of Design, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, and Tishman Center 2016 Faculty Grant Recipient reflects on his project, Drones for Refugees, and its importance in the new Presidential Administration. Q: Describe your project’s evolution since receiving the Tishman Center grant. What have been some significant milestones? A: The Tishman […]

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Grant Winner Wendy Popp Hosts “Beyond the Polar Bears” Workshops

Wendy Popp is a part-time faculty member at Parsons School of Design, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, and a Tishman Center  Faculty Grant Recipient. This semester, Popp has held several workshops with artists as a part of her research project, Beyond the Polar Bears. Check out her recaps of these workshops below! Beyond the Polar Bears Waxing on […]

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Professor Jaskiran Dhillon Joins Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty

Jaskiran Dhillon, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology at the Schools for Public Engagement, has joined the cohort of Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty. Her research and practice focuses on decolonization, Indigenous rights, and environmental justice. She shared her thoughts on decolonization and the future of the pipeline protests. Q: What lead to you researching and […]

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Professor Andy Smith Publishes ‘Food and the Environment’

Andy F. Smith, of Part Time Foods Studies Faculty, has officially joined the Tishman Center’s Affiliated Faculty cohort. Professor Smith has taught food studies courses at The New School for the past 20 years, and now he has joined the Tishman Center to address social justice issues surrounding global climate change. Andrew F. Smith is […]

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Poly-sea: How might we make recycling plastic easier for the consumer?

Suma Balaram, a student in the MS Strategic Design and Management program at Parsons is putting together a co-creation workshop for her final year project. Her project aims at reducing the amount of plastic pollution entering our oceans. She is reaching out to designers and change-makers who are interested in learning more about her project […]

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