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Post Image for New book by Professor Snow
January 17, 2018
Congratulations to Wagner College political science professor Steve Snow whose new book, “Bourgeois Ideology and Education: Subversion Through Pedagogy,” has been published by the British publisher Routledge. “This book identifies the origins and central assertions of bourgeois ideology as well as the reasons for their persuasive power, and offers pedagogical tools to weaken them,” says […]
Post Image for Prof. Hu publishes new book on Taiwan
August 14, 2017
‘The issue of Taiwan is the single most difficult factor in the relationship between China and the United States’
Post Image for 5-minute video: Abe Unger on rebuilding NYC with BIDs
February 3, 2017
Business Improvement Districts helped rebuild New York, but at what cost to our democratic culture?
Post Image for The 2016 Election: What Happened and Why?
December 5, 2016
Wagner College’s Department of Government & Politics and the Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform combined forces for a post mortem panel on the recent presidential election. Watch the complete video!
Post Image for Business Improvement Districts: Effective … but democratic?
August 23, 2016
Abe Unger's new book looks at how privatization has revitalized America’s downtowns
Post Image for Lajka wins Fulbright award
June 13, 2016
Former Wagnerian editor will teach English in Turkey
Post Image for In his own words: Professor Cyril Ghosh, scholar of the American Dream
June 10, 2014
Cyril Ghosh, assistant professor of government and politics at Wagner since 2012, published his first book last year, The Politics of the American Dream: Democratic Inclusion in Contemporary American Culture (Palgrave Macmillan). It was named one of the best political science books of 2013 by Huffington Post columnist Heath Brown. Q You write, “Democratic societies […]
Post Image for In her own words: Katie Jo Younkins ’11 M’13, counterterrorism student
June 10, 2014
My interest in studying in Israel began with the transformational semester I spent at the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University in Jerusalem in the spring of 2010. Wagner had established an exchange agreement there in 2008, and when Professor Steve Snow referred me to the program, it triggered something within me. I had always […]
Post Image for A new path in business development
June 10, 2014
In 2011, Kelly Opotzner ’07 was living in Manhattan and working at Deutsche Bank, one of the world’s biggest investment banks. Before that, she had been with Morgan Stanley. The vast resources of the city and of a budding finance career lay at her feet. In October 2012, however, she pursued a new dream to […]
Post Image for New issue of Wagner undergrad research journal features wide-ranging studies
April 11, 2014
Earlier this month, the 24th issue of the Wagner College Forum for Undergraduate Research was published. The journal has been edited for its entire 12-year history by Gregory J. Falabella, an associate professor of physics and astronomy. “This issue of the journal is of special significance. It is the first,” Falabella wrote in the Fall […]