Past Faculty Events


Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s wave of Great Society legislation gave historic momentum to greater economic and racial… Read more



A two-day academic conference.



How can we confront the problems of diminished democracy, pervasive economic inequality, and persistent global poverty? Is it possible to fulfill… Read more


Emergent City

Co-presented with the World Policy Institute.


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With: Nicholas Freudenberg & Nancy Romer; Moderated by Dr. Thomas A. Farley


Andrew Khoo

Leading human rights activist, lawyer, and Co-Chairperson of the Malaysian Bar Council’s Human Rights Committee, Andrew… Read more



A program celebrating the publication of Hunter sociology professor Nancy Foner’s collection, “One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the… Read more



Gentrification and minority displacement are changing neighborhoods across the city. Ida Susser, professor of anthropology at Hunter and the… Read more


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A workshop designed for U.S. and global history, government, civics, and ELA teachers.



Professor William Solecki (Geography; Director, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities) co-organized a panel discussion on the… Read more



The next administration will face great challenges in addressing continued global climate change and its effects. In his book Terra… Read more



Women remain significantly underrepresented among elected officials in the U.S. – only 17% of Congress is made up of women. But this… Read more


Audre Lorde

Photo by Dagmar Shultz
Confirmed Speakers:
Meena Alexander, Asha Bandele, Amina Baraka, Rich Blint, Cheryl Clarke, B…. Read more



Revisiting the Great Society: The Role of Government from FDR and LBJ to Today was a two-day symposium, on March 14th and 15. … Read more


On  October 13, 2011, Roosevelt House hosted a co-sponsored event between The Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)… Read more


On Wednesday, May 11th, 2011,  Roosevelt House hosted the second of a series of talks at Roosevelt House in Public Policy and Human Rights by new… Read more


On April 27, 2011, Hunter College Center for LGBT Social Science and Public Policy Visiting Distinguished Speaker Series presented “Urvashi… Read more


On March 16, 2011, Devin Fergus, new faculty member in the History Department at Hunter College,… Read more


On December 3, 2010 the Roosevelt House hosted a conference on National Health Reform and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health… Read more


On November 17, 2010, Carole Pateman, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at UCLA and President of the American… Read more