ISBN-10:
1349471984
ISBN-13:
9781349471980
Pub. Date:
12/13/2015
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Women on the Role of Public Higher Education: Personal Reflections from CUNY's Graduate Center

Women on the Role of Public Higher Education: Personal Reflections from CUNY's Graduate Center

by D. Gambs, R. Kim

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Overview

Women on the Role of Public Higher Education: Personal Reflections from CUNY's Graduate Center

This edited collection presents a compilation of personal essays on the role of public higher education in the lives of fourteen social scientists who are graduates of the Graduate Center, the doctoral granting institution at the City University of New York, the nation's largest public urban university.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349471980
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/13/2015
Series: Critical Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Culture
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 251
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Deborah Gambs, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, USA
Rose M. Kim, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, USA
Ayse Akalin, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Grace Cho, College of Staten Island, CUNY, USA
Deirdre Conlon, University of Leeds, UK
Melissa Ditmore, Independent Scholar & Consultant on Rights-Based Research and Programming, USA
Laura Fantone, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Jean Halley, College of Staten Island, CUNY, USA
Angelique Harris, Marquette University, USA
Robin Isserles, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, USA
Hosu Kim, College of Staten Island, CUNY, USA
Jennifer Pinkney Pastor, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, USA
Michelle Ronda, Marymount Manhattan College, USA
Alia Tyner-Mullings, New Community College, CUNY, USA

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Deborah S. Gambs and Rose M. Kim PART I: LEARNING TO BE CRITICAL 2. The 'Children of the Whole People' Can Be Educated; Michelle Ronda 3. Taking Refuge in the Public University: From Harvard to CUNY; Grace M. Cho 4. The Personal is Global, the Political is Communal, the Rest is Teaching and Mentoring; Laura Fantone 5. Reflections On My Public Education; Angelique Harris 6. Network Analysis: Personal Connections Within and Across Academies in NYC; Melissa Hope Ditmore PART II: BUILDING CARING COMMUNITIES 7. The Accidental Scholar: Overcoming the Odds and Succeeding through CUNY; Jennifer Pastor 8. Start Over; Start Again; Hosu Kim 9. Creating Caring Communities at the Graduate Center; Robin G. Isserles 10. Learning to Ask Life's Big Questions; Rose M. Kim 11. My Not-At-All-Private Metamorphosis: On the Graduate Center of The City University of New York and Public School Spaces; Jean Halley PART III: BECOMING AND STAYING PUBLIC 12. Striving to Stay Public; Alia Tyner Mullings 13. Becoming Public; Deirdre Conlon 14. An Open University: Taking the Experimental Path; Deborah S. Gambs 15. An International Student's Reflections on the CUNY Years: Far Away, So Close; Ayse Akalin

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