The New School for Social Research (NSSR) is rooted in a legacy of theoretically informed, historically grounded scholarship. We offer rigorous graduate programs in the social sciences and humanities that go far beyond mainstream thought. The New School’s diverse community, urban setting, and cross-disciplinary opportunities further enrich students’ education. Immerse yourself in research in a diverse, stimulating learning environment in the heart of New York City. NSSR, part of The New School, is home to world-renowned scholars, practitioners, and innovators who open minds and doors to civically engaged inquiry and opportunities. Learn more about opportunities to pursue social research to engage with and improve the world.
Research Matters is an ongoing series of profiles on the scholarship of and honors won by our
faculty, students, and alumni.
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Public Seminar is an extension of The New School’s legendary General Seminar, founded by the original
University in Exile scholars. Through it, we are creating a public seminar for the 21st century.
According to recent lists published by Politico and Richtopia, doctoral alumni from the Department of Economics count as some of the most influential in their discipline.