The transformation of public parks, alternative development models for emerging economies and a study of formidable Black scholar Arturo Alfonso Schomburg are some of the new book topics by City College of New York faculty.
John Krinsky, political scientist in City College’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is the co-author of, “Who Cleans the Park? Public Work and Urban Governance in New York City” (Chicago Press).
“Infrastructural Ecologies: Alternative Development Models for Emerging Economies” (The MIT Press), is the latest book by Hillary Brown, professor in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. Byron Stigge is her co-author.
“Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg” (SUNY Press), by associate professor Vanessa K. Valdés, examines the life of the great scholar.
Following are other new and forthcoming titles from CCNY faculty:
- “Complex Light” (IOP Publishing), co-authored by Jeff Secor, Robert Alfano and Solyman Ashrafi;
- “The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece” (Oxford University Press) by Jennifer T. Roberts;
- “Women and Mobility on Shakespeare’s Stage: Migrant Mothers and Broken Homes” (Taylor & Francis Group) by Elizabeth Mazzola;
- “A Year of Writing Dangerously: A Scholarly Detective Story of the Lost Generation” (John Hopkins University Press, fall 2017) by Keith Gandal.
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