Hunter’s distinguished Roosevelt House Faculty Associates provide the backbone for the important work that takes place at Roosevelt House. Roosevelt House Faculty Associates develop, guide and teach in the Public Policy and Human Rights Programs.
- Margaret Chin publishes “The Transformation of Chinese America: New York vs. Los Angeles” and “Changing Expectations: Economic Downturns and Immigrant Chinese Women in New York City”
- Howard Chernick and David Merriman to publish paper on cigarette tax avoidance in NYC
- Professor Rob Jenkins publishes “Advancing the UN’s women, peace and security agenda: political challenges and opportunities” (NOREF)
Monday, May 20, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 @ 4:00 PMHeld at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
Monday, June 3, 2013 @ 5:30 PMConversations with Interesting People
Thursday, June 6, 2013 @ 6:00 PMA Program and Reception Honoring the 2013 Prize Recipients
Faculty Associate Andrew Polsky authored the following Op Ed for the Oxford University Press’ OUPBlog:
We are in the midst of a great Dwight Eisenhower revival. Our 34th president, whose tenure ...
The City University of New York’s new Institute for Education Policy is New York City’s first university-based policy analysis and research institute devoted solely to understanding the challenges of PK-20 education. Directed by Dr. David M. Steiner, the Institute, located at Hunter College’s Roosevelt ...
Revisiting the Great Society: The Role of Government from FDR and LBJ to Today was a two-day symposium that offered an in-depth examination of the domestic side of the Johnson presidency. Featuring a distinguished roster of scholars and policymakers alike, the symposium located the LBJ presidency in ...
Treasures of Roosevelt House WNET/THIRTEEN
The story of Roosevelt House, a double townhouse located at 47-49 East 65th Street, begins at the turn of the twentieth century. At Christmastime 1905, Sara Delano Roosevelt promised a new home to her son and daughter-in law…
The Eleanor Project: Respecting
The Eleanor Project brings together the memories of 39 Hunter College alumnae about Eleanor Roosevelt, Hunter College and Roosevelt House. The Project was supported by Hunter’s President Jennifer Raab, and was developed over the 2008-2009 academic year as a collaboration among students from Hunter’s Macaulay Honors College and the Film/Media Department…05/08/201305/01/2013
Hunter Model United Nations Team Wins Outstanding Delegation Award in Latin America International Model United Nations03/19/201303/06/2013
Georges Benjamin, Theodore M. Brown, Clay Bennett on “The Quest for Health Reform: A Satirical History”With: Georges C. Benjamin Executive Director, American Public Health Association; Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health 2010-2011 Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP(E), FNAPA, Hon FRSPH, is the executive director of the American Public Health Association, the nation's oldest and largest organization of public health professionals. He previously was the secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, from 1999 - 2002 following four years as its deputy secretary for public health services. For the last 20 years he has been actively practicing public health at the local, state, and national level with expertise in the areas of emergency preparedness, administration and infectious diseases. Dr. Benjamin serves as publisher of the field's premier journal, the American Journal of Public Health, The Nation's Health Newspaper and the APHA's timeless publication on infectious diseases, the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual. Theodore Brown Professor, Department of Health Sciences University of Rochester Medical Center Theodore Brown is a historian of medicine, public health, and health policy. He has conducted research on the history of the biopsychosocial approach and on translational medicine; the history of twentieth and early twenty-first century U.S. health policy; the influence of organized philanthropy on medical research, health policy, and medical education, and the history of American and global public health. He is a Contributing Editor for History of the American Journal of Public Health. Clay Bennett Editorial Cartoonist, Chattanooga Times Free Press Clay Bennett is an American editorial cartoonist. Currently drawing for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Bennett is the winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
Adam S. Cohen is a former editorial writer for the New York Times and author of Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and The Hundred Days That Created Modern America. He is currently Scholar in Law, Kauffman Fellow of the Information Society Project, and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He was previously Chief Technology Writer and Bureau Chief for Time Magazine, and prior to that, was a staff attorney for The American Civil Liberties Union. He graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School.
Roosevelt House, an integral part of Hunter College since 1943, reopened in 2010 as a public policy institute honoring the distinguished legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Its mission is three-fold: to educate students in public policy and human rights, to support faculty research, and to foster creative dialogue.
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