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Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner & Hunter College Alum Philip Klay Named 2017 Guggenheim Award Recipients!

April 8, 2017 | Announcements, Faculty, Students

Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center Nancy Foner and Philip Klay, a Hunter College alum, are both 2017 Guggenheim award recipients!

Professor Foner is the author or editor of eighteen books, including the award-winning From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration (Yale University Press, 2000), In a New Land: A Comparative View of Immigration (NYU Press, 2005), and, most recently, Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe (Princeton University Press, 2015) coauthored with Richard Alba. Read her full bio on Guggenheim.

Phil Klay is a Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War and the author of the short story collection Redeployment, which won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction. That year he was also named a National Book Foundation ‘5 Under 35’ honoree. Read his full bio on Guggenheim.