The US is in the midst of an upsurge in anti-Asian racism. As historian Jane Hong, PhD ’13, points out, racist stereotypes and discrimination against Asians in the US—particularly in immigration—have deep roots in American history.
Justin Wolfers, PhD ’01, one of "25 Economists Under 45 Who Are Shaping the Way We Think About the Global Economy," turns his gaze on the discipline of economics itself, specifically, the obstacles faced by women in the field.
New research from a team that includes a GSAS alum and a current student indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on youth mental health. But the study also identifies behaviors that can mitigate the effects of the lockdown and help young people cope with stress long after the coronavirus has subsided.
May 11, 2021
Alumni, Diversity, Humanities, Professional Development, Research, Science, Social Sciences
“Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done,” wrote the American science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein in 1952. He might have been talking about the logistics of creating a campus-like experience via Zoom during a...
Psychologist Qi Wang, PhD ’00, professor of human development and director of the Culture and Cognition Lab at Cornell University, discusses the anti-Asian racial stereotypes deeply embedded in US culture.
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.