From his first trip north as the youngest hand on a two-masted schooner, anthropologist Ernest “Tiger” Burch Jr., AM’63, PhD’66, was driven to learn about the Arctic and its peoples.
Max Grinnell, AB’98, AM’02, learns the mysterious ways of the “L.”
Matthew Foldi, Class of 2018 (political science), describes himself in his Twitter bio as “everyone’s favorite Republican committeeman.”
What do Mexico City, Platonic magic, and Yiddish epic poetry have in common?
Checking in on a groundbreaking master’s thesis more than a half century later.
In Chicago’s schools and neighborhoods, social scientists continue to use the city as their lab—and their work—to improve lives.
Cathy Cohen’s team digs into the opinions of an oft-generalized generation.
Exploring the serious questions of humor in photography.
Lewis Hine, EX 1904, captured the changing face of American labor.
Henry Steele Commager (1902–1998), PhB’23, AM’24, PhD’28, was a US historian for the people.
A UChicago alumnus is challenging the conventional wisdom on mass incarceration.
Grieving father Stéphane Gerson, AM’92, PhD’97, seeks comfort in historical writings and family stories.