Alondra Nelson Delivers CCNY Commencement Keynote

[Updated June 4] Click here to watch the commencement speech given at the City College of New York's commencement.

Alondra Nelson, Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science, is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the City College of New York’s 168th Commencement on June 4, 2021. She will receive the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters in recognition of her acclaimed research and writing, exploring questions of science, technology, and social inequality.

In addition to her work at IAS, Nelson currently serves as Deputy Director for Science and Society for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, bringing social science expertise to highest levels of federal science and technology strategy and policy.

City College will also honor Edward Blank, one of its distinguished alumni and a telemarketing trailblazer.

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