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 http://cuny.jobs/ 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

Graduate Research Fellows, Fall 2015

It’s the first day of school at the Graduate Center, and the Gittell Collective is pleased to announce our Graduate Research Fellows of Fall 2015.

Graduate Research Fellowships are made possible by the Gittell Chair Endowment, facilitating the opportunity to engage in research in urban issues and community engagement with the mentorship and collaboration of a faculty member. The research and activities leading to both academic publications and enhanced public policies and community practice.

Please follow the links to learn more about each of our fellows and the exciting work they are doing!

Courtney Frantz, Sarah Kostecki, Jack Norton, Hamad Sindhi, Alexandra Sullivan

Gittell Junior Faculty Fellows 2015

We are thrilled to announce the 2015 Gittell Junior Faculty Fellows:

Madeline Fox, Leigh Graham, Lawrence Johnson, Prathibha Kanakamedala, Yung-Yi Diana Pan, Brian Rosa, and Naomi Schiller

The Gittell Junior Faculty Fellowships, made possible by the Gittel Chair endowment, provides support for scholarly activities for tenure-track faculty on the CUNY campuses, so that faculty interested in urban issues and community engagement may have resources to engage in research and activities leading to both academic publications and enhanced public policies and community practice.

The program focuses on the social sciences working on areas that concerned Marilyn Gittell, with an emphasis on cities, urban politics, public policy, democratic and civic engagement, social movements, citizenship and governance, or community practices, broadly conceived, both domestically and abroad.

Follow the links above for more information on our Junior Faculty Fellows and the exciting work they are doing.

Gittell Postdoctoral Fellow 2015

We are pleased to announce this year’s Gittell Postdoctoral Fellow, Benjamin F. Teresa, follow the link to learn more about Ben and his work.

The Gittell Postdoctoral Fellowship is made possible by the Gittell Chair endowment, and provides support for a postdoctoral fellow to pursue scholarly activities in urban issues and community engagement, furnishing resources so they may engage in research and activities leading to both academic publications and enhanced public policies and community practice.

The program focuses on the social sciences working on areas that concerned Marilyn Gittell, with an emphasis on cities, urban politics, public policy, democratic and civic engagement, social movements, citizenship and governance, or community practices, broadly conceived, both domestically and abroad.

Gittell Dissertation Fellows 2015

We are pleased to introduce the 2015 Gittell Dissertation Fellows:

Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, Malav Kanuga, and Wen Liu

The Gittell Dissertation Fellowships, made possible by the Gittel Chair endowment, provides support for advanced students on the CUNY campuses and their scholarly activities in urban issues and community engagement, furnishing resources so they may engage in research and activities leading to both academic publications and enhanced public policies and community practice.

The program focuses on the social sciences working on areas that concerned Marilyn Gittell, with an emphasis on cities, urban politics, public policy, democratic and civic engagement, social movements, citizenship and governance, or community practices, broadly conceived, both domestically and abroad.

To learn more about the Fellows and their work, click on the links above.

Graduate Research Fellows, Summer 2015

We’re pleased to announce our Graduate Research Fellows of Summer 2015.

Graduate Research Fellowships are made possible by the Gittell Chair Endowment, facilitating the opportunity to engage in research in urban issues and community engagement with the mentorship and collaboration of a faculty member. The research and activities leading to both academic publications and enhanced public policies and community practice.

Please follow the links to learn more about each of our fellows and the exciting work they are doing!

B Lee Aultman, Vadricka Etienne, Gaurav Jashnani, Kristen Hackett & Erit Maor, James Sevitt, Wilson Sherwin, Troy Simpson, and Osha Smith-Gittelman.