It’s been an active time for our faculty and alumni in the news. Mark Levitan, who teaches courses on poverty and inequality at Hunter UAP, was featured in The New York Times for his work on redefining the poverty index.

One of our alumni, Daniel Campo, recently published The Accidental Playground: Brooklyn Waterfront Narratives of the Undesigned and Unplanned, which was also featured in The New York Times as suggested reading for Bill de Blasio.

Speaking of Bill de Blasio: we are happy to congratulate Lilliam Barrios Paoli, a former long-standing adjunct in our department, on her appointment as his deputy mayor.

In other news, our own Peter Kwong, Distinguished Professor and noted expert on immigration policy, was recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal on recent trends in NYC immigration.