How state laws of the late sixties upended the economics and expectations of American family life
Barnard’s Financial Fluency Program: The day-to-day realities of money management—budgets, sensible use of credit, financial planning for future needs like retirement—are necessary skills for all women, young, old, single or married, divorced or widowed.
William Chapman Sharpe: New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography, 1850-1950, Princeton University Press, $35
April Lane Benson '73, PhD: To Buy or not to Buy: Why We Overshow and How to Stop, Trumpeter Books, $16.95
New Pre-College Program Director encourages sampling college life before that first year
For Alexander Cooley, a leading expert in post-Soviet Eurasia and U.S. foreign military bases, the past year has been a fascinating time, with events like last summer's Georgia-Russia conflict and the air force base dispute in Kyrgyzstan that erupted in February, dominating international headlines. An associate professor of international relations and foreign policy, Cooley joined Barnard's faculty in 2001, and has written and commented about current events for an array of prestigious global media, including The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal-Europe, NPR and The New York Times.