Macaulay Honors College
HON 122: The Peopling of New York City
The ways immigration and migration have shaped New York’s identity, history, and social fabric, past and present.
Professor Grace Mitchell Cho, Sociology
This section focuses on food issues in the city.
Professor Elizabeth Sibilia, Geography
This section focuses on the city’s waterfront as a site of work, trade, and home.
HON 206: The Non-U.S. Experience: Social Sciences
A writing-intensive seminar that uses the social sciences to explore human experience outside the U.S.
Professor Cary Karacas, Geography
This course examines destruction, reconstruction, and the place of memory in contemporary Japan.
HON 224: The Shaping of New York City in the 21st Century
An exploration of the ongoing interplay of social, economic, and political forces that shape New York City.
Professor Michael Paris, Political Science
This section concentrates on social problems, with an emphasis on education. It examines the intellectual and institutional processes through which people define, contest, and address issues of inequality and social welfare and develop social policies to manage them.
Professor Jonathan Peters, Business
This section emphasizes issues of transportation.