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Achievements

See below for recent news and achievements from Gallatin students, faculty, and alumni. Over the last decade, the Gallatin community has been honored with major international awards and prizes. A full list of student academic awardees, including Fulbright, Marshall, and Rhodes Scholars, can be found on this Fellowship page. Awards for faculty and alumni include the Academy Award, Tony Awards, MacArthur "Genius" Grants, Guggenheim Fellowships, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, and more.

April 2022

alumni

Apr 5, 2022

Christy Turlington Burns (BA ’99) Co-Edits New Book

Christy Turlington Burns (BA ’99) and Amy Shumer co-edited Arrival Stories: Women Share Their Experiences of Becoming Mothers (Penguin Random House, 2022), an anthology of stories of motherhood.

February 2022

faculty

Feb 1, 2022

Darrel Alejandro Holnes Announces New Book

Darrel Alejandro Holnes announced Stepmotherland, (Notre Dame Press, February 2022) his first full-length collection of poems that chronicle and question identity, family, and allegiance.

October 2021

faculty

Oct 1, 2021

Steve Duncombe Co-Writes New Book

The Art of Activism: Your All-Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible (O/R Books, 2021) by Steve Duncombe and Steve Lambert brings together the authors’ extensive practical knowledge—gleaned from over a decade’s experience training activists around the world—with theoretical insights from fields as far-ranging as cultural studies and cognitive science.From the United Farm Workers’ boycott movement in sixties’ California to a canal-side beach in present-day Saint Petersburg, these pages are packed with contemporary and historical case studies that have been shown to work in practice.

August 2021

alumni

Aug 1, 2021

Jay Goldberg (BA ’82) Started Arts Residency

Jay Goldberg (BA ’82) was selected as the Visual Muze Storytelling Artist-in-Residence by the West Harlem Art Fund to work on The Memory of America: Remember Your First Baseball Game, a multimedia project documenting the first baseball game of immigrants and members of the military.

July 2021

faculty

Jul 1, 2021

Global 1979: Geographies and Histories of the Iranian Revolution

Ali Mirsepassi and Arang Keshavarzian co-wrote the multidisciplinary book Global 1979: Geographies and Histories of the Iranian Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2021).

June 2021

alumni

Jun 29, 2021

Jeongki Lim (BA ’10) Launches Coursera Course

Jeongki Lim (BA ’10), Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management at Parsons at the New School, collaborated with the Parsons N Ventures team to launch "Creativity & A.I. Specialization," one of the first New School courses on Coursera.

alumni

Jun 6, 2021

Melissa Larsen (BA ’15) Publishes Psychological thriller

Shutter (Penguin Random House, 2021), a psychological thriller by Melissa Larsen (BA ’15), was reviewed in Publishers Weekly, Mystery and Suspense Magazine, Criminal Element, and was a New York Times selection for “Summer Reads Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Thump and Your Skin Crawl.”

May 2021

alumni

May 11, 2021

Susan Fritz (BA ’02) Publishes Memoir

Susan Fritz (BA ’02) published Everything Relevant Has Already Been Said (2021), a memoir about the death of her husband from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

alumni

May 1, 2021

We Can Recover Published

Susie Bartley (BA '00) published We Can Recover: Healing Words for Family and Friends of Addicts (Luminare Press, 2021).

March 2021

student

Mar 29, 2021

Sabrina Choudhary (BA ’22) Appointed WSN Editor

Sabrina Choudhary (BA ’22) was appointed as the Deputy Culture Editor at Washington Square News, NYU's official student newspaper. 

faculty

Mar 1, 2021

Migrant Psalms Launch

The Poetry Foundation hosted the launch of Migrant Psalms (Northwestern University Press, 2021) by Darrel Alejandro Holnes, winner of the 2021 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize.

February 2021

alumni

Feb 1, 2021

McKinley's African Lookbook

The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of African Women by Catherine McKinley (MA ’16) was published by Bloomsbury.

January 2021

staff

Jan 15, 2021

LMCC Residency on Governors Island

Gallatin's Assistant Director of Communications, KC Trommer, was named a 2021 artist-in-residence through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's GI COVID-19 Response Residency Program to support the writing of her second collection of poetry.