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Confronting Social Norms Is Critical for Women’s Empowerment in Bangladesh, a New Book by Alum Nayma Qayum Shows

Confronting Social Norms Is Critical for Women’s Empowerment in Bangladesh, a New Book by Alum Nayma Qayum Shows

Nayma Qayum (Ph.D. ’14, Political Science) recently published Village Ties: Women, NGOs, and Informal Institutions in Rural Bangladesh, a book that argues that women’s mobilization…

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Instead of Calls for ‘Civility,’ We Need Civic Radicalism: Alum Alex Zamalin on His Latest Book

Instead of Calls for ‘Civility,’ We Need Civic Radicalism: Alum Alex Zamalin on His Latest Book

Alex Zamalin (Ph.D. ’14, Political Science) has published a book almost every year since defending his dissertation. The latest, Against Civility: The Hidden Racism in…

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Alum News: Spring 2021

Alum News: Spring 2021

Sumru Atuk (Ph.D., 2020) published “Femicide and the Speaking State: Woman Killing and Woman (Re)making in Turkey,” in the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies….

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Winning Their Marbles? The Return of Cultural Heritage Objects

Winning Their Marbles? The Return of Cultural Heritage Objects

How do cultural artifacts end up outside their country of origin? What are the different approaches that are being taken to repatriate historical treasures, and…

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On the Tenure Track: Alum Nicholas R. Micinski, Ph.D. ’19 Is on His Way to the University of Maine

On the Tenure Track: Alum Nicholas R. Micinski, Ph.D. ’19 Is on His Way to the University of Maine

In August, Graduate Center alumnus Nicholas R. Micinski (Ph.D. ’19, Political Science) will start as the Libra Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs…

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The Pay It Forward Fund: Small Grants For Students Funded by GC Political Science Alum

The Pay It Forward Fund: Small Grants For Students Funded by GC Political Science Alum

See the application document here: Pay it Forward Application. The Political Science GC Alum Committee is now accepting applications for small grants to support research…

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2021 Virtual Awards Night

2021 Virtual Awards Night

The PhD/MA Program in Political Science CUNY Graduate Center takes great pleasure in inviting you to  Political Science Virtual Awards Night 2021 Thursday, May 6…

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M.A. Alum Danielle Garcia Explores Hip-Hop’s Political Power and Its Paradoxes, and Finds Her Calling

M.A. Alum Danielle Garcia Explores Hip-Hop’s Political Power and Its Paradoxes, and Finds Her Calling

Hip-hop has exploded as a global phenomenon, heard everywhere from Broadway to Bangalore. Yet its commercial success is one of the paradoxes of a music…

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Alum Adam Sachs (M.A. '20) on Pivoting During the Pandemic: Laid Off from the Arts Sector, a Political Science Graduate Finds Opportunity and Meaning in New Role

Alum Adam Sachs (M.A. ’20) on Pivoting During the Pandemic: Laid Off from the Arts Sector, a Political Science Graduate Finds Opportunity and Meaning in New Role

Adam Sachs (M.A. ’20, Political Science) was two months away from graduation when he was laid off from his finance role at a prestigious performing…

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Spring 2020 Alum interview: Jacqueline A. Ross

Spring 2020 Alum interview: Jacqueline A. Ross

Jacqueline A. Ross (M.A., 2019) is a Doctor of Philosophy Student at the School of Sociology, Politics, and International Studies at Bristol College in England….

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