Steven Attewell, a policy historian whose primary interests are U.S. social and economic policy of the 20th century, teaches Urban Studies majors at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies.
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies is pleased to announce the publication of Professor Steven Attewell’s People Must Live by Work- Direct Job Creation in America, from FDR to ReaganAugust 26, 2018—
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies congratulates Urban Studies Professor, Kafui Attoh whose article, Public Transportation and the Idiocy of Urban Life was shortlisted for the Urban Studies best article award for 2017May 25, 2018—
An expert in political economy of cities, public space, and urban transportation, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies Professor Kafui Attoh examines the role of urban social movements in shaping mass transit policy. In this paper “Public Transportation and the Idiocy of Urban Life,” he asserts urban transportation’s centrality to debates on ‘the public,’ the ‘right to the city’ and political mobilization in cities.
Arthur Cheliotes, Chairman of the Labor Advisory Board of the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, is recipient of a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from The New York City CouncilApril 20, 2018—
Arthur Cheliotes, President Emeritus of Local 1180, Communications Workers of America AFL-CIO, where he was elected as president 11 times, serving consecutively from 1979 through 2017, is chairman of the Labor Advisory Board of the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies.
Gregory Mantsios, Dean of CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, Receives “2018 Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Labor Education” Award from The United Association for Labor EducationApril 18, 2018—
The United Association for Labor Education (UALE) has recognized Gregory Mantsios, Dean of CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLUS), with the 2018 UALE Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Labor Education Award in recognition of his career as an activist and advocate for the advancement of education in the fields of labor and urban studies.
The Murphy Institute Founder and Director Gregory Mantsios Receives Corporate Social Responsibility Distinction from City & State New YorkOctober 30, 2017—
Gregory Mantsios, founder and director of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), was recognized by City & State New York with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for Labor and Law in ceremonies held earlier this month.
Kafui Attoh, Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Appointed as Faculty Fellow by the Center for Place, Culture, and PoliticsApril 1, 2016—
The CUNY School of Professional Studies is proud to announce that Kafui Attoh, associate professor of urban studies at the Murphy Institute, has been granted a faculty fellowship at The Center for Place, Culture, and Politics (CPCP) for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Professor Michael Fortner to Receive 2016 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York HistoryMarch 17, 2016—
The Joseph S. Murphy and the CUNY School of Professional Studies is honored to announce that Professor Michael Javen Fortner’s celebrated book, Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment was selected by the New York Academy of History to receive the 2016 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York History.
Joseph S. Murphy Institute at CUNY SPS Accepting Applications for National Scholarship Program Promoting Diversity and Excellence in Union Leadership and Labor StudiesJanuary 8, 2016—
The Joseph S. Murphy Institute at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Joseph S. Murphy Scholarship for Diversity in Labor.
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The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) is proud to announce that Dr. Mimi Abramovitz has been honored as a Social Work Pioneer by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Foundation for her dedication and commitment to social work.