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2022 Urban Studies/Political Science major Jackson Todd has won a 2024 Fulbright Scholarship

Jackson Todd (Hunter College ’22) has won the Fulbright Research Scholarship for Canada. At Hunter, Jackson majored with distinction in Political Science and Urban Studies, was a Roosevelt Scholar, a Thomas Hunter Honors Scholar, a Mellon Public Humanities and Social Justice Fellow, and a Grove Fellow. Professor Laura Wolf-Powers served as his Urban Studies capstone advisor, [...]

By |2024-07-10T12:13:41-04:00June 30th, 2024|News|Comments Off on 2022 Urban Studies/Political Science major Jackson Todd has won a 2024 Fulbright Scholarship

Professor Laura Wolf-Powers was quoted in a Gothamist article about the Western Queens Community Land Trust’s Queensboro People’s Space project.

Professor Laura Wolf-Powers was quoted in a Gothamist article on June 20 about the Western Queens Community Land Trust’s Queensboro People’s Space project.

By |2024-07-10T12:04:28-04:00June 22nd, 2024|News|Comments Off on Professor Laura Wolf-Powers was quoted in a Gothamist article about the Western Queens Community Land Trust’s Queensboro People’s Space project.

Vivian Louie, a professor of Urban Policy in our department, gave a keynote last month at SUNY Stonybrook, on “Asian American Voices, Identities and Activism.”

Vivian Louie, a professor of Urban Policy in our department, gave a keynote last month at SUNY Stonybrook, on "Asian American Voices, Identities and Activism."

By |2024-05-13T13:07:14-04:00April 5th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Vivian Louie, a professor of Urban Policy in our department, gave a keynote last month at SUNY Stonybrook, on “Asian American Voices, Identities and Activism.”

Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers will sit on a Zoom panel sponsored by the City Club about the “Economic Opportunity” element of the City of Yes proposal on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers will sit on a Zoom panel sponsored by the City Club about the "Economic Opportunity" element of the City of Yes proposal on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. 

By |2024-04-08T12:46:27-04:00March 27th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers will sit on a Zoom panel sponsored by the City Club about the “Economic Opportunity” element of the City of Yes proposal on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Professor Nicholas Bloom featured in The Nation on the history of public housing

Professor Nicholas Bloom has been featured in several media outlets in the past few weeks. He is featured in this month's The Nation in an illustrated history of public housing, drawing on his research: https://www.thenation.com/article/society/public-housing-nycha-cartoon/

By |2024-04-08T12:39:51-04:00March 20th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Professor Nicholas Bloom featured in The Nation on the history of public housing

Professor Nicholas Bloom featured in Atlanta Magazine providing historical material and commentary on the city’s lost transit history

Professor Nicholas Bloom has been featured in several media outlets in the past few weeks. In Atlanta Magazine, he provided historical material and commentary on that city’s lost transit history: https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/atlanta-used-to-have-extensive-public-transit-actually/

By |2024-04-08T12:34:10-04:00March 15th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Professor Nicholas Bloom featured in Atlanta Magazine providing historical material and commentary on the city’s lost transit history

Professor John Chin interviewed about his research on worker experiences in illicit massage businesses for an article in Urban Omnibus

Professor John Chin was interviewed about his research on worker experiences in illicit massage businesses for an article in Urban Omnibus, a publication of the Architectural League of New York.

By |2024-04-08T12:30:46-04:00March 10th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Professor John Chin interviewed about his research on worker experiences in illicit massage businesses for an article in Urban Omnibus