Student Keidrick Roy works to give voice to Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) through research that reveals their long-overlooked contributions to enlightenment thinking and through his teaching, activism, and art.
Jean Berko Gleason, PhD ’58, reflects on her time at GSAS, the field of psycholinguistics, and the groundbreaking “Wug Test” that forever changed scientists’ understanding of how children learn language.
The worst advice I got in graduate school was to write my dissertation to please my committee members. I don’t even know if this was meant as advice, really. I think it was supposed to function more like reassurance. The... Read More
As an Egyptology PhD student in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Julia Puglisi uncovers the secrets of one of antiquity's most understudied sites—the quarry turned graveyard known as the Central Field of the Giza Necropolis.Read More
Title IX Resource Coordinators Seth Avakian and Danielle Farrell discuss their role at GSAS, the importance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and resources that students can call on to cope with—or prevent—sexual assault.Read More
Have you ever felt like you wasted time or energy guessing what someone else—a peer, teacher, or student—wanted from you? The easiest way to avoid this confusion is to develop mutually defined, clear expectations.Read More
In Matt Haig’s 2020 novel The Midnight Library , protagonist Nora Seed receives an opportunity to address decades of regrets, from quitting her band to letting her cat outdoors. This opportunity comes as Nora hovers between... Read More
I often reflect on my dissertation with a sense of existential exhaustion, as well as dread. I can easily recall the potent suffering of trying to write, as if pulling blood from stone. Agony had become something that was seemingly... Read More