November 23, 2021
In the November episode of the Colloquy podcast, the sociologist Blythe George, PhD '20, explores the vibrance of rural indigenous communities amid the trauma that is the legacy of settler colonialism.
October 27, 2021
GSAS alumna Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan and a member of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Obama Administration, gives her take on how worried consumers should be about inflation.
July 30, 2021
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.
July 30, 2021
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.
July 28, 2021
PhD student Alexis Turner studies the history of LSD to understand how technologies get politicized—and attitudes about them become polarized.
May 28, 2021
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
“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...
May 6, 2021
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.
February 22, 2021
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.
February 22, 2021
Scholars point to continuing strength of conservatism in the aftermath of the 2020 election.