Steinhardt Faculty Member James Macinko is Co-Author on Study of Brazil’s Public Health Care System

Two decades after Brazil’s constitution recognized health as a citizen’s right and a duty of the state, the country has vastly expanded health care coverage, improved the population’s health, and reduced many health inequalities, but universal and equitable coverage remains elusive, experts from four major Brazilian universities and New York University have concluded. According to […]

Recent Publications from Steinhardt Faculty

Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, associate professor of English education, guest edited the latest edition of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Karen King, associate professor of mathematics education, is co-author of the new book, Disrupting Tradition: Research and Practice Pathways in Mathematics Education (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011). Liel Liebovitz,visiting assistant professor […]

You Say Obama and I Say Osama: Steinhardt Speech Faculty Explain the Gaffe

Harriet Klein and Adam Buchwald, faculty in Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, were interviewed by salon.com about why interviewers are calling Osama Obama and vice versa. Assistant Professor Adam Buchwald explained that the more similar words are, the more likely they are to be substituted for one another, while Professor Harriet Klein explained […]

Starring Food: Experimental Cuisine Collective Offers Day-Long Symposium on May 16th

The Experimental Cuisine Collective, an interdisciplinary group founded to examine the properties, boundaries, and conventions of food, celebrates its fourth anniversary with a day-long symposium, “Experimental Cuisine: Foundation to Innovation,” on Monday, May 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NYU’s School of Law, Lipton Hall (108 W. Third Street, between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets). […]

Publisher, Investor, Artist Arthur Carter Exhibit on View Soon at Steinhardt’s Gallery

The 80WSE Galleries of The Steinhardt School at New York University will offer a selection of the artist Arthur Carter’s latest sculptures in an exhibition entitled Arthur Carter: Orthogonals. The show will feature approximately 25 orthogonals—wall reliefs featuring intersecting right angles made of varying materials, including stainless steel, bronze, and aluminum, some with painted sections. […]

Amy Ellen Schwartz to Lead $1.3 Million NIH Study on Link Between Obesity & School Performance

The New York City public schools offer a unique laboratoryfor studying the effects of school food policies and programs on obesity and academic achievement. With its 1.1 million students and more than 1,600 schools, the school system exhibits wide variation in food policies and programs across schools, considerable diversity in neighborhood settings and contexts, and […]

New Book by Charlton McIlwain Shows How Race-Based Messages Influence Political Campaigns

Black, Latino, and White candidates make race-based appeals in advertisements at roughly the same rates in campaigns in which their opponents are of a different race, according to research by New York University’s Charlton McIlwain and North Central College’s Stephen Caliendo. However,their findings, which appear in the new book, Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race […]

Free and Open to the Public: Stuttering on the Big Screen…Is ‘The King’s Speech’ Fact or Fiction?

Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders will host “The King’s Speech: Fact or Fiction? An Interdisciplinary Look at Stuttering in the Oscar-winning Film,” a panel discussion featuring speech and theatre professionals, on Thursday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. at NYU’s Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St. (at University Place). This year’s Oscar winner for […]