In the Media

Professor Co-Authors Article in ChalkBeat

January 25, 2019 | In the Media, Research

Molly Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, has co-authored an article in ChalkBeat  titled, “We Study School Choice and Gentrification. Here’s How New York City Should Prepare for Amazon.” In the piece, Professor Makris and colleagues discuss the necessary measures New York needs to take to ensure that schools and neighborhoods do not suffer as a result of the business giant’s presence.

Professor’s Op-Ed Featured in the Buffalo News

January 2, 2019 | In the Media

Mary Gatta, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an op-ed in the Buffalo News titled “Another Voice: ‘One Fair Wage’ would protect workers relying on tips.”

Professor’s Op-Ed Featured in the Daily News

December 17, 2018 | In the Media

Professor Publishes Book about Aging and Economic Insecurity

December 6, 2018 | In the Media, Publication

Mary Gatta, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published a new book: Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Insecurity in Low-Wage Work (Stanford University Press, Studies in Social Inequality series, 2018). Professor Gatta takes the case of restaurant workers to examine the experiences of low-wage workers who are middle-aged, aging, and past retirement age. She deftly […]

Professor Publishes Study about School Segregation in 100 Largest U.S. Cities

December 3, 2018 | In the Media, Publication, Research

Ryan Coughlan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has published a new article in the Peabody Journal of Education: Divergent Trends in Neighborhood and School Segregation in the Age of School Choice. This study seeks to identify changes in neighborhood and school segregation during the age of rapidly expanding school choice. Prior to 1991, public-school choice was […]

Instructor’s Photography Featured in Magazine

November 1, 2018 | Faculty, In the Media

Guttman Lecturer Tau Battice’s photography book project, HARLEM (IN) FLUX, is featured in HYCIDE magazine. “As a photographer, I look for the noble commoners, the grassroots. I like grit,” notes Tau. He is based in Harlem and spends his time cataloging the neighborhood through the faces of Harlemites in his work.  “I strive to convey […]

Guttman Ranked No. 2 Community College in WalletHub Study

August 29, 2018 | Awards, In the Media

WalletHub, a personal finance website, ranked Guttman Community College the No. 2 best community college in the U.S. in 2018 based on factors for cost and financing (for which the College was ranked No. 1), education outcomes, and career outcomes. To determine where students can receive the best education at the lowest price, WalletHub compared […]

Guttman Ranked No.1 Community College in New York State

August 8, 2018 | Awards, In the Media

Guttman Community College has been ranked the Best Community College in New York State by With ranking based on academic quality and affordability, Guttman led other institutions with a high score of 94.4 out of 100. The runners up, Nassau Community College and Columbia-Greene Community College obtained scores of 78.25 and 69.56, respectively. The […]

Professor’s Research on Aging and Economic Insecurity Featured in The Lily

August 2, 2018 | In the Media, Research

Mary Gatta, Guttman Associate Professor of Sociology, has conducted extensive research on Florida’s elderly women suffering from economic insecurity. Her scholarship was featured in the article “Women are facing economic instability in retirement age. And it shows no signs of improvement” published by The Lily, a Washington Post publication. Professor Gatta’s report shows that women […]

Professor Discusses Child-Welfare System Inequities in Article

June 5, 2018 | In the Media

Andrea Morrell, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Anthropology, participated on a May 15 panel at The New School sponsored by the nonprofit Child Welfare Organizing Project. The event addressed the connections between mass incarceration and the child-welfare system. A May 24 article in The Nation, For Women of Color, the Child-Welfare System Functions Like […]