Tag: research


What They Saved

Distinguished Professor Nancy K. Miller (Comp Lit, English, French) reconstructs her family’s missing past from artifacts passed down to her.  Locks of hair, postcards, receipts, letters written in Yiddish are among the objects which inspire the quest to understand her relatives’ lives: As I slowly pieced together my family portrait and assembled a genealogical tree, …

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Children Framing Childhoods

Wendy Luttrell, Professor of Urban Education and Social-Personality Psychology, investigates the ways young people participate in social structures in her visual ethnography project Children Framing Childhoods.  She asks them to take pictures of their  family, school, and community life that “emphasize their participation in and insights about larger social structures, processes, and ideologies—including the global …

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Patricia Clough – Autoaffection

Patricia Clough is Professor of Sociology, Women’s Studies, and Intercultural Studies at Queens College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Her books include Autoaffection (2000), Feminist Thought (1995) and The End(s) of Ethnography (1992, revised 1998). “Autoaffection explores the connection between new theories, new technologies, and new ways of thinking. In this book, Patricia Ticineto Clough …

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CUNY Mapping Service

Part of the Center for Urban Research, the CUNY Mapping Service, directed by Steve Romalewski, “engages with foundations, government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, and other CUNY researchers to use spatial information and analysis techniques to develop and execute applied research projects.” Romalewski and his team of four build online applications that connect to powerful databases to …

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Theory, Research & Action in Urban Education

Jean Anyon, Claire Fontaine Theory, Research, and Action in Urban Education (TRAUE) is “an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal published by doctoral students and recent graduates of the Urban Education program at the Graduate Center.”  TRAUE highlights work by developing scholars and “serves as a forum in which youth, public school students, educators, community groups, and parents debate issues of educational practice …

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CUNY Data Services

Directed by Dr. Joseph Pereira, the CUNY Data Service repository archives data sets from a variety of sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau.    It provides “customized analysis … on a fee for service basis for academic researchers, public and nonprofit agencies, community organizations, the media, and business organizations.”  It also supports the research at …

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Center for Advanced Study in Education

Screenshot of CASE website

Closely affiliated with the Graduate School’s Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology, the Center for Advanced Study in Education is comprised of a consortium of researchers, scholars, and students within and outside of CUNY who are dedicated to producing improvements in educational programs and students’ lives. Directed by Dr. Deborah Hecht, CASE conducts basic and applied …

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