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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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Ph.D. Candidate Thuy Anh Tran Awarded Dissertation Research Grant by the American Political Science Association

Ph.D. Candidate Thuy Anh Tran Awarded Dissertation Research Grant by the American Political Science Association

Graduate Center doctoral candidate Thuy Anh Tran (Political Science) was awarded a 2020 Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant by the American Political Science Association. The…

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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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Ph.D. Candidate Philip Johnson Awarded Two Fellowships for Work on Organized Crime in Mexico

Ph.D. Candidate Philip Johnson Awarded Two Fellowships for Work on Organized Crime in Mexico

As the fall semester begins with an unusual set of challenges, Ph.D. candidate Philip Johnson (Political Science), who studies crime and violence in Latin America,…

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Spring 2020 Student interview: Alison Parks

Spring 2020 Student interview: Alison Parks

Alison Parks is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Theory. She was awarded the American Association of University Women (AAUW) American fellowship for the 2019-20 academic…

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Spring 2020 Student interview: Abby Dobson

Spring 2020 Student interview: Abby Dobson

Abby Dobson is a second-year M.A. student in Political Theory. While enrolled in the M.A. program she has also been working full time as a…

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Student News: Spring 2020

Student News: Spring 2020

Featured Student News from our Spring 2020 department newsletter, Homo Politicus. Access the newsletter archive here. Andrés Besserer (level II) published “Why School Securitization Fails. Lessons…

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In Memoriam - Thomas J. Waters

In Memoriam – Thomas J. Waters

The Doctoral Program in Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York mourns the loss of our treasured colleague Tom…

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Professional Development Workshop, Practice Job Talk: Sumru Atuk, "Politics of Femicide: “Woman” Making and Women Killing in Turkey" Thursday, January 30th, 4:15pm

Professional Development Workshop, Practice Job Talk: Sumru Atuk, “Politics of Femicide: “Woman” Making and Women Killing in Turkey” Thursday, January 30th, 4:15pm

Please join us on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 4:15pm for a practice job talk by PhD candidate Sumru Atuk on her dissertation research, “Politics…

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Student News: Fall 2019

Student News: Fall 2019

Featured Student News from our 2019 department newsletter, Homo Politicus. Access the newsletter archive here. Ankita Aggarwal (level I) published “The Political Project of the MGNREGA”…

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