Gittell Post-doctoral Fellowship

The Marilyn J. Gittell Visiting Professorship/ Post-doctoral Fellowship, established in honor of the late Political Science Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is a position for a social science Ph.D. working on areas that concerned Marilyn Gittell, especially research focused on cities, urban politics, public policy, democratic and civic engagement, social movements, citizenship and governance, and community practices, both domestically and abroad. Review of applications by the search committee will begin on January 15th, 2016.

For more information, and to apply, please go to and search for “Gittell” or job ID 14079.

Gittell Collective Reception

Please join us for the GITTELL COLLECTIVE RECEPTION Wednesday, December 9th at 6 pm, in room 6304.01. The reception celebrates the inaugural Gittell Fellows, and three dissertation fellows will discuss their projects:

Erika Iverson (Political Science)
Managing Migrants: A Comparative Study of the Effects of Migration Management Practices on Refugees in Kenya and Undocumented Immigrants in the United States

Malav Kanuga (Anthropology)
When We Demand Our Share of This World: The Right to the Indian City and the People’s Plan

Wen Liu (Psychology)
Queer Asian Diaspora: Immigration, Citizenship, and Transnational Politics

Ben Teresa, the Gittell post-doctoral fellow, will give a featured talk:

THE NEW TENEMENT LANDLORD?  Financialization and Shifting Geographies of Investment, State Power, and Political Struggle in New York City

Reception to follow