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Accounting

MYRNA L. FISCHMAN

Finance, Law, Accounting and Taxation Department; Professor of Accounting; Director, Center for Accounting Education; Adviser, Accounting SocietyB.S., M.S., City College, CUNY; Ph.D., New York University

Specialties:

Accounting, Accounting Education

Publications:

  • Editor, Delta Pi Epsilon Annual Yearbook
  • Author “Who will teach our Future CPAs?” published in Trusted Professional
  • Reviewer, The CPA Journal

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Community Service Society Award (1969)
  • Recipient, Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award (1994-95)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Soroptimist International (1997)
  • Recipient, Director’s Award, Department of the Treasury, IRS (2000)
  • Executive Professional of the Year, Strathmore’s Who’s Who?

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Society Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Member, Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, American Accountants Association (AAA)
  • Member, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Member, Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

Africa

MICHAEL J. K. BOKOR

Assistant Professor of EnglishB.A., University of Cape Coast (Ghana); M.A., Ph.D., Illinois State University

Specialties:

Technical and Professional Communication/Rhetoric and Composition/Linguistics

Publications:

  • Author, “The Last Laugh” (2009)
  • Author, “Africa Goes for Outsourcing,” published in “Outsourcing Technical Communication: Issues, Policies, and Practices” (2008)
  • Author, “Connecting with the ‘Other’ in Technical Communication: World Englishes and Ethos Transformation of US Native English-Speaking Students,” published in Technical Communication Quarterly, 20(02), April 2011, pp. 208–237.
  • Author, “Moving International Technical Communication Forward: A World Englishes Approach,” published in Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 41(2), April 2011, pp. 113–138.

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Ora Brettal Award for Scholarship, Illinois State University (2008)
  • Recipient, University Club Award, Illinois State University (2008)
  • Recipient, International Studies and Programs Office Fellowship Award, Illinois State University (2004 and 2005)
  • Recipient, Writing Programs Administration Award for facilitating a professional development workshop for new international graduate teaching assistants, Illinois State University (2003)
  • Member, The National Scholars Honor Society (Lambda Cum Laude)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW)
  • Member, Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Member, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Member, Council of Programs in Scientific and Technical Communication (CPTSC)
  • Member, Organization of Global Communicators
  • Member, The National Scholars Honor Society (Lambda Cum Laude)
GAIL-ANN G. GREAVES-VENZEN

Chair, Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre; Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Ph.D., Howard University

Specialties:

Calypso; Cultures of the Caribbean, the United States and Africa; Intercultural Communication; Rhetoric

HILDI HENDRICKSON

Chair, Department of Sociology/Anthropology; Associate Professor of AnthropologyB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., New York University

Specialties:

Small-Scale Societies, Clothing Cross-Culturally, African Cultures, Material Culture, Ritual and Spirituality

Publications:

  • Author and Editor, “Clothing and Difference: Embodied Identities in Colonial and Post-colonial Africa”
  • Author, “Toward A Cross-cultural Analysis of Dress in 19th and 20th Century Namibia” and “A Sign of the Times: Samuel Maharero's Body and the Legitimation of Herero Leadership" (book chapters)
  • Author, “The ‘Long’ Dress and the Construction of Herero Identities in Southern Africa,” published in African Studies
  • Author, “Namibia,” published in The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (in press)

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Zora Neale Hurston Fellowship
  • Recipient, National Science Foundation Grant
  • Recipient, Wenner-Gren Foundation Grant
  • Recipient, Social Science Research Council Grant
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Anthropological Association
  • Member, African Studies Association
KIMBERLY F. JONES

Associate Professor of HistoryB.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Specialties:

African Presence in Latin America, Race Relations in Brazil

AIDS-HIV (see HIV-AIDS)

AMANDIA SPEAKES-LEWIS

Coordinator, MSW Program-Brooklyn Campus; Associate ProfessorB.A. Stony Brook University; M.S.W. Stony Brook University; PhD, Adelphi University

Specialties:

HIV/AIDS, health disparities, mental health, relationships, couples

Publications:

Co-author  "Emotional Strain in Caregiving", Published in Journal of Women and Aging"(2011)

Co-author "Food habits of black older adults in New York City: Are there difference between African-American and Caribbean born immigrants?" Roundtable on Forum on Public Policy, (2007)

Author "Understanding blame and burnout in HIV/AIDS: recommendations for effective practice"  North American Journal of Psychology,  (2011)

Co-author "The move toward American modernity: Empowerment and individualism in the black mega church", Journal of African American Studies. (2011)

Honors/Awards:

Community Leadership Award

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Council on Social Work Education
  • Member, National Minority AIDS Council
  • Member, National Association of Social Workers
  • Licensed Clinical Social Work, State of New York
  • Member Phi Alpha Iota, Social Work Honor Society

American Culture

DONALD ALLPORT BIRD

Professor of JournalismA.B., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Specialties:

American Folklore, Assassination and Mass Media, Metropolitan Daily Tabloid Journalism, Popular Culture, Rumor and Gossip

LEAH DILWORTH

Professor of EnglishB.A., Oberlin College; M.A., M. Phil., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University

Specialties:

American literature and cultural studies.

Publications:

  • Author, “Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past,” published in Smithsonian
  • Editor, Acts of Possession: Collecting in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
  • Author, “1884. The Southwest.” A New Literary History of America. Eds. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
  • Author, “Lost and Found at the City Reliquary.” Glowlab.04 “Forgotten.” September-October 2005. www.glowlab.com.

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Long Island University Trustees’ Award for Scholarly Achievement
  • Honorary member, Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Recipient, Whiting Fellowship
  • Recipient, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Recipient, John F. Enders Fellowship
  • Recipient, Yale University Fellowship
  • Recipient, Margaret Goodwin Meacham Scholarship

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Modern Language Association
  • Member, American Studies Association
  • Member, New York Metro American Studies Association
  • Founding Board Member, The City Reliquary Museum
  • Former Board Member, Transportation Alternatives
JOSEPH DORINSON

Professor of HistoryB.A., M.Phil., Columbia University

Specialties:

African-American Sports Heroes, Brooklyn, Humor Studies, Jewish History, Popular Culture, Russian Immigration, Sports History

Publications:

  • Author, “Ethnic Humor: Subversion and Survival,” published in “What’s So Funny? Humor in American Culture”
  • Author, “Anyone Here A Sailor? Popular Entertainment and the Navy”
  • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
  • Author, “Jackie’s a Hero Now — But He Wasn’t Always” and “Paul Robeson, All-American,” published in the New York Daily News
  • Co-editor, “Paul Robeson (1898-1976): A Centennial Symposium,” Pennsylvania History
  • Author, “The Educational Alliance: An Institutional Study in Americanization and Acculturation,” published in “Immigration and Ethnicity”
  • Author, “Brooklyn: The Elusive Image,” published in “Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?”
RALPH ENGELMAN

Chair, Journalism Department; Senior Professor of Journalism & Communication Studies; Faculty Coordinator, George Polk Awards; Faculty Athletics Representative; Administrator, Theodore E. Kruglak Fellowship in International Reporting. B.A., Earlham College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Washington University

Specialties:

Journalism and media history; communication law; public broadcasting; critical communication and cultural studies.

Publications:

  • Professor Engelman is the author of  “Friendlyvision: Fred Friendly and the Rise and Fall of Television Journalism,” with an Introduction by Morley Safer (NY: Columbia University Press, 2009) and  “Public Radio and Television in America: A Political History” (Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1996).  His “The Origins of Public Access Cable Television,” Journalism Monographs (No. 123, October 1990), has been translated into Japanese and Portuguese.

  • Dr. Engelman is a media historian who has published widely in American and foreign scholarly journals.  His articles and reviews have appeared in The Yale Review, American Journalism, Journalism History, The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Television Quarterly, Journalism Quarterly, Current, Javnost/The Public (Slovenia) and Publizistik: Viertelsjahrhefte fuer Kommunikationsforschung (Germany).

PATRICK HORRIGAN

Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Catholic University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Specialties:

19th- and 20th-Century American Culture, Creative Nonfiction Writing, Fiction, Lesbian and Gay Literature

Publications:

  • Author, “Widescreen Dreams: Growing Up Gay at the Movies,”
  • Author, “Messages for Gary,” a one-act play performed at the New York International Fringe Festival

Anthropology

LEAH DILWORTH

Professor of EnglishB.A., Oberlin College; M.A., M. Phil., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University

Specialties:

American literature and cultural studies.

Publications:

  • Author, “Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past,” published in Smithsonian
  • Editor, Acts of Possession: Collecting in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
  • Author, “1884. The Southwest.” A New Literary History of America. Eds. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
  • Author, “Lost and Found at the City Reliquary.” Glowlab.04 “Forgotten.” September-October 2005. www.glowlab.com.

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Long Island University Trustees’ Award for Scholarly Achievement
  • Honorary member, Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Recipient, Whiting Fellowship
  • Recipient, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Recipient, John F. Enders Fellowship
  • Recipient, Yale University Fellowship
  • Recipient, Margaret Goodwin Meacham Scholarship

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Modern Language Association
  • Member, American Studies Association
  • Member, New York Metro American Studies Association
  • Founding Board Member, The City Reliquary Museum
  • Former Board Member, Transportation Alternatives
HILDI HENDRICKSON

Chair, Department of Sociology/Anthropology; Associate Professor of AnthropologyB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., New York University

Specialties:

Small-Scale Societies, Clothing Cross-Culturally, African Cultures, Material Culture, Ritual and Spirituality

Publications:

  • Author and Editor, “Clothing and Difference: Embodied Identities in Colonial and Post-colonial Africa”
  • Author, “Toward A Cross-cultural Analysis of Dress in 19th and 20th Century Namibia” and “A Sign of the Times: Samuel Maharero's Body and the Legitimation of Herero Leadership" (book chapters)
  • Author, “The ‘Long’ Dress and the Construction of Herero Identities in Southern Africa,” published in African Studies
  • Author, “Namibia,” published in The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (in press)

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Zora Neale Hurston Fellowship
  • Recipient, National Science Foundation Grant
  • Recipient, Wenner-Gren Foundation Grant
  • Recipient, Social Science Research Council Grant
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Anthropological Association
  • Member, African Studies Association

Art

ROBERT K. BARRY

Coordinator, Communications, Visual Arts and Performing Arts Division; Chair, Art Department; Associate Professor of ArtB.A., Pitzer College; M.F.A., University of Delaware

Specialties:

Ceramics, Porcelain, Raku, Tin-glazed Earthenware (Majolica)

Exhibits:

  • Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wy.
  • Solo exhibits in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Chicago and Berlin
  • International Ceramic Workshop, Tokoname, Japan
CYNTHIA DANTZIC

Professor of ArtB.F.A. Yale University; M.F.A., Pratt Institute

Specialties:

2D and 3D Design, Chinese Calligraphy, Color Interaction, Drawing, Painting, Western Calligraphy

Publications:

  • Author, “100 New York Painters”
  • Author, “Drawing Dimensions”
  • Author, “Design Dimensions”
NANCY GROVE

Director of Galleries; Associate Professor of ArtB.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

Specialties:

Contemporary Art, Isamu Noguchi, Marisol, Martha Jackson-Jarvis

HILARY LORENZ

Associate Professor of Art and Media ArtsB.S., Western Michigan University; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Specialties:

Book Design, Computer Graphics, Digital Photography, Digital Printmaking, Personal Magazine Publishing, Photography, Printmaking

Exhibits:

  • 11th Taiwan Print and Drawing Biennial, Taiwan Museum of Fine Art
  • Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium (2003)
  • Abstractions in Photography, Hunderdon Museum of Art (2002)
  • Digital Art 2001, New York Hall of Science (2001)
  • Digital Salon, School of Visual Arts Museum (2000)
  • Printed Identity, American Swedish Museum, Philadelphia (2000)

Honors/Awards:

  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in the World
ELIZABETH A. RUDEY

Professor of Art; Art Education CoordinatorB.A., New York University; M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D, Teachers College, Columbia University

Specialties:

Art Education, Ceramics (Sculpture and Functional Pottery), Jewelry

Exhibits:

  • Art and Media Arts Faculty Exhibition, The Salena Gallery, Brooklyn Campus
  • “Wish You Were Here” and “Generations lll,” AIR Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • “Heel to Toe,” Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, N.Y. “50th Anniversary Exhibition of Resident Artists,” The Archie Bray Foundation
  • Tile Festival, The Moravian Tile Works, Doylestown, Pa.
  • The University Council for Art Education Millenium
  • Art Exhibition, The Rosenberg Gallery, New York University
  • “Tiles,” a juried exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pa.

Honors/Awards:

  • Research on Egyptian jewelry reproductions for the Metropolitian Museum of Art
  • Member, College Art Association, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, New York State Art Teachers Association, New York City Art Teachers Association, University Council on Art Education
ALEXANDER M. SHEDRINSKY

Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryM.S., Leningrad University; M.S., Ph.D., New York University

Specialties:

Amber, Chemistry of Archeology, Organic Materials Used in Art, Waxes

Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Curator and Archeometry

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Biology

MARK G. BIRCHETTE

Associate Professor of BiologyB.A., Yale College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Specialties:

Biology of Racial Differences, Comparative Anatomy, Evolutionary Biology, Human Anatomy, Locomotor Behavior of Fossil Primates, Primate Paleontology

DAVID COHEN

Dean, Richard L. Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of BiologyB.S., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; Ph.D., New York University

Specialties:

Biology, Evolution, Plant Morphogenesis

ANTHONY LYNDON DEPASS

Associate Dean, Research; Associate Professor of BiologyB.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Postdoctoral Study, Yale University School of Medicine

Specialties:

Cell and Molecular Biology

CAROLE GRIFFITHS

Associate Professor of BiologyB.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., City College, CUNY; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

Specialties:

Evolution of Birds of Prey

Publications:

  • Author, “Whither Taxonomy?” published in “John Bull’s Birds of New York”
  • Author, “The correlation of protein structure and evolution of protein-coding genes: Phylogenetic inference using cytochrome oxidase III,” published in “Molecular Biology Evolution”
CECILIA KOVAC

Associate Professor of BiologyB.S., St. John’s University; M.S., New York University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Specialties:

Interactions of Regulator Proteins with DNA, Molecular Immunology

DONG H. KWON

Associate Professor of BiologyPost-Doc, Baylor College of Medicine ; Ph.D., Georgia State University

Specialties:

Molecular Genetics of Microorganisms; Antimicrobial Susceptibility/Resistance; Biochemistry

Publications:

Co-author, “R-Plasmids in Staphylococcus aureus,” published in J Microbiol

Co-author, “Studies on antibiotics resistance gene in Staphylococcus aureus plasmid: cloning of chloramphenicol resistance determinant,” published in J Microbiol

Co-author, “Cloning of ori region of R-plasmid pSBK203 and construction of new shuttle-vector for E. coli and B. subtilis using cloned fragments,” published in J Microbiol

Co-author, “Nucleotide Sequence and Inducibility Analysis of Chloramphenicol Acetyltransferase Gene from Staphylococcus aureus R-plasmid pSBK203,” published in J Microbiol

Co-author, “Nucleotide sequence and properties of Macrolide-Lincosamide-Streptogramin B resistance gene from Staphylococcus aureus DH1,” published in J Microbiol

Co-author, “Cloning and base sequence determination of replication initiation gene (rep) isolated from Staphylococcus aureus DH1 R-plasmid pSBK203,” published in J Microbiol

Co-author, “Structure and regulation of the carAB operon in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pseudomonas stutzeri: no untranslated region exists,” published in J Bacteriol

Co-author, “Identification of greA encoding a transcriptional elongation factor as a member of the carA-orf-carB-greA operon in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1,” published in J Bacteriol

Co-author, “Demonstration of unexpected antibiotic resistance of genotypically identical Helicobacter pylori isolates,” published in Clin Infect Dis

Co-author, “The effect of galE gene inactivation on lipopolysaccharide profile of Helicobacter pylori,” published in Curr Microbiol

Co-author, “REP-PCR fragments as biomarkers for differentiating gastroduodenal disease-specific Helicobacter pylori strains,” published in Dig Dis Sci

Co-author, “Isolation and characterization of tetracycline-resistant clinical isolates of Helicobacter pylori,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Frameshift mutations in rdxA and metronidazole resistance in North American Helicobacter pylori isolates,” published in J Antimicrob Chemother

Co-author, “A M(r) 34,000 proinflammatory outer membrane protein (oipA) of Helicobacter pylori,” published in Proc Natl Acad Sci USA

Co-author, “Quantitative RT-PCR analysis of multiple genes encoding putative metronidazole nitroreductases from Helicobacter pylori,” published in Int J Antimicrob Agents

Co-author, “Regional differences in metronidazole resistance and increasing clarithromycin resistance among Helicobacter pylori isolates from Japan,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Analysis of rdxA and involvement of additional genes encoding NAD(P)H flavin oxidoreductase (FrxA) and ferredoxin-like protein (FdxB) in metronidazole resistance of Helicobacter pylori,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Metronidazole containing quadruple therapy for infection with metronidazole resistant Helicobacter pylori: a prospective study,” published in Aliment Pharmacol Ther

Co-author, “Frame-shift mutations in NAD(P)H flavin oxidoreductase encoding gene (frxA) from metronidazole resistant Helicobacter pylori ATCC43504 and its involvement in metronidazole resistance,” published in FEMS Microbiol Letter

Co-author, “Analysis of metronidazole, clarithromycin and tetracycline resistance of Helicobacter pylori isolates from Korea,” published in J Antimicrob Chemother

Co-author, Stable amoxicillin resistance in Helicobacter pylori.  Helicobacter. 2001;6:79

Co-author, “Nitrofurantoin quadruple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection: effect of metronidazole resistance,” published in Aliment Pharmacol Ther

Co-author, “Furazolidone- and nitrofurantoin-resistant Helicobacter pylori: prevalence and role of genes involved in metronidazole resistance,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “DNA sequence analysis of rdxA and frxA from 12 pairs of metronidazole-sensitive and -resistant clinical Helicobacter pylori isolates,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Mixed-infection of antibiotic susceptible and resistant Helicobacter pylori isolates in a single patient and underestimation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing,” published in Helicobacter

Co-author, “Studies of High-Level b-Lactam Antibiotic Resistance Associated with Acquired Multidrug Resistance in Helicobacter pylori,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “The arginine regulatory protein mediates repression by arginine of the operons encoding glutamate synthase and anabolic glutamate dehydrogenase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa,” published in J Bacteriol

Co-author, “Tetracycline-resistant clinical Helicobacter pylori isolates with and without mutations in 16S rRNA-encoding genes,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “In vitro induction of resistance to metronidazole, and analysis of mutations in rdxA and frxA genes from Helicobacter pylori isolates,” published in J Infect Chemother

Co-author, “Isogenic Variation of Helicobacter pylori Strain Resulting in Heteroresistant Antibacterial Phenotypes in a Single Host In Vivo,” published in Helicobacter

Co-author, “Polyamines induce resistance to cationic peptide, aminoglycoside, and quinolone antibiotics in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Polyamines increase antibiotic susceptibility in Pseudomonas aeruginosa,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Polyamine effects on antibiotic susceptibility in bacteria,” published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother

Co-author, “Transcriptome Analysis of Agmatine and Putrescine Catabolism in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1,” published in J Bacteriol

Co-author, “Fur-independent induction of Helicobacter pylori flavodoxin-encoding gene (fldA) under iron starvation,” published in Helicobacter

Co-author, “A Single Amino Acid Substitution in PmrB Is Associated with Polymyxin B Resistance in Clinical Isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa,” published in FEMS Microbial Letters

Co-author, “Alterations in Two-Component Regulatory Systems of phoPQ and pmrAB Are Associated with Polymyxin B Resistance in Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa,” published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Co-author,  “Co-Existence of Multidrug-Resistant and -Susceptible Strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from a Single Clinical Isolate,” published in Current Microbiology

Co-author, “Surface Modification of Poly(amidoamine) (PAMAM) Dendrimer as Antimicrobial Agents,” published in Tetrahedron Letters

Co-author, “Differential Role of Two-Component Regulatory Systems (phoPQ and pmrAB) in Polymyxin B Susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa,” published in Advances in Microbiology

Co-author, “Carbapenem-associated multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii are sensitized by aztreonam in combination with polyamines,” published in International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

Co-author, “Homeostasis of Glutathione Is Associated with Polyamine-Mediated beta-Lactam Susceptibility in Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC 19606,” published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Co-author, “Promoter Deletions of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC)-Encoding Genes (blaKPC-2) and Efflux Pump (AcrAB) on b-Lactam Susceptibility in KPC-Producing Enterobacteriaceae,” published in FEMS Microbiology Letters

     

    D. KEITH SERAFY

    Professor of BiologyB.A., University of South Florida; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maine

    Specialties:

    Echinoderm Biology (Sea Urchins, Star Fish, etc.), Invertebrate Zoology, Local Flora and Fauna

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Distribution, diet and reproduction in the genus Echinus: Evidence for recent diversification,” published in Echinoderm Research
    • Author, “Echinoderm biology: A functional biology of Echinoderms by John Lawrence,” published in BioScience
    JOSE G. TELLO

    Assistant Professor of Biology B.Sc., Universidad Ricardo Palma (Lima, Peru); M.Sc., University of Missouri-St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

    Specialties:

    Evolutionary Biology

    MARIA VOGELSTEIN

    Assistant Dean, Conolly College; Assistant Professor of Biology B.S., St. Joseph’s College; M.S., New York University

    Specialties:

    Anatomy, Cell Biology, Hematology, Histology (slides of human tissue), Light and Electron Microscopy, Physiology, Sickle Cell Anemia

    Brooklyn

    JOSEPH DORINSON

    Professor of HistoryB.A., M.Phil., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    African-American Sports Heroes, Brooklyn, Humor Studies, Jewish History, Popular Culture, Russian Immigration, Sports History

    Publications:

    • Author, “Ethnic Humor: Subversion and Survival,” published in “What’s So Funny? Humor in American Culture”
    • Author, “Anyone Here A Sailor? Popular Entertainment and the Navy”
    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
    • Author, “Jackie’s a Hero Now — But He Wasn’t Always” and “Paul Robeson, All-American,” published in the New York Daily News
    • Co-editor, “Paul Robeson (1898-1976): A Centennial Symposium,” Pennsylvania History
    • Author, “The Educational Alliance: An Institutional Study in Americanization and Acculturation,” published in “Immigration and Ethnicity”
    • Author, “Brooklyn: The Elusive Image,” published in “Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?”

    Business

    ADVA DINUR

    Assistant Professor ; Managerial SciencesB.A., Hebrew University (Israel); Ph.D., Temple University

    Specialties:

    Data Security, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Programming Languages and Environments

    Publications:

    Author, “Tacit Knowledge Taxonomy and Transfer: Case-Based Research,” published in the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (2010)

    Co-author, “Abandoning Ship at Scandia Inc.: Parts A, B & C.,” published in the New England Journal of Entrepreneurship (2009)

    Co-author, “The Missing Inventory at Zenith International Trucks, Inc,” published in the Journal of International Academy for Case Studies (2009)

    Co-author, “ Critical Context and International Intrafirm Best-Practice Transfers, ” published in the Journal of International Management ( 2009)

    Co-author, “Incorporating Outcomes Assessment and Rubrics into Case Instruction,” published in the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (2009)

    Co-author, "Outcomes Assessment, Rubrics, and Case Instruction: A Preliminary Discussion and Study," published in the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Proceedings (2008, received Best Paper Award )

    Author, “Knowledge Transfer: Stories from the Front,” published in LIU BCLS Notes (2006)

    Co-author, “Knowledge Management Processes and International Joint Ventures,” published in Organization Science (1998), reprinted in “Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management” (2008)

    Co-author, “JIBS Twenty-five Year Index,” published in the Journal of International Business Studies (1994)

    Lectures and Presentations

    Co-author, “ Adding Value at H & H Financial Services, Inc., ” published in the Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (2009)

    Co-author, “ Abandoning Ship at Scandia, Inc.: Parts A, B, and C, ” presented at the The CASE Association  Annual Conference, in association with the Eastern Academy of Management (2009)

    Co-author, “ Creating Experiential Learning Exercises from Cases: ‘Cases' in Point, ” presented at the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Meeting (2008)

    Co-author, " Outcomes Assessment, Rubrics, and Case Instruction: A Preliminary Discussion and Study ,” presented at the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Annual Meeting (2008)

    Author, “ Beyond the Dichotomy: Case-Based Taxonomy of Tacit Knowledge, ” presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2006)

    Author, “ Knowledge Transfer: Stories from the front. Learn about Knowledge Transfer, how companies do it, and why some fail,” presented as part of the Beyond the Classroom Lecture Series, Brooklyn Campus School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences (2006)

    Co-author, “ The Transfer of Knowledge in the Multinational Corporation: Considering Context ” Presented at the Academy of International Business (1999)

    MOHAMMED GHRIGA

    Acting Chair, Department of Technology, Innovation and Computer Science ; Associate Professor of Computer SciencesB.S., University of Sciences and Technology (Algeria); M.S., Ph.D., Brooklyn Polytechnic University

    Specialties:

    Data Security, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Programming Languages and Environments

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    Cancer Care

    SEEMA LALL

    Assistant Professor; Clinical Coordinator- Care of Ill Adults I (NUR 390)B.Sc.,( General), Kalindi College, University of Delhi, India ; B.Sc., (Honors) Nursing, RAK College of Nursing, University of Delhi, India; M.S., Lehman College, City University of New York

    Specialties:

    Medical Surgical Nursing

    Honors/Awards:

    • Nurse Of Distinction Award, May 2006 awarded by 1199 SEIU
    • Recognition Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – awarded by graduating class of May 2010, LIU Brooklyn
    • Certificate of Appreciation, awarded by graduating class of January 2012, LIU Brooklyn


     

    ESTHER LEVINE-BRILL

    Chair, Undergraduate Nursing Program; Professor of NursingB.S.N., M.S.N., Hunter College, CUNY; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Cancer Care, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Women in the Military

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Together We Serve,” presented to the Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.
    • Co-author, “Foundations for Nursing”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Major, U.S. Army Nurse Corps Reserves
    KATHLEEN ANN MARSALA CERVASIO

    Associate Professor of NursingB.S. in Nursing, College of Staten Island; M.S. in Nursing, Hunter College; Ph.D., Kensington University; Ed.D., Northcentral University

    Specialties:

    Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical surgical nursing, critical care, emergency /trauma, pediatrics, disabilities
    Certifications: CCRN, ACNS-BC
    License: RN, N.Y.

    Publications:

    Author, "Inclusion of developmental disability nursing content into undergraduate nursing education: A renewed call for pediatric curricula reform," published in International Journal of Nursing in Intellectual and Developmental Nursing
    Author, "The attitudes of nursing students toward children with disabilities: An experimental design," published in International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Author, "Attitudes of nurses caring for children with disabilities," published in Journal of Nursing and Care
    Co-author, "Community and Home Health Nursing."  In Potts, N, & Mandelco, B. (Eds.) Pediatric nursing: Caring for children and their families
    Author, "Lower extremity orthoses in children with  spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy: implications for nurses, parents, and caregivers" published in Orthopaedic Nursing 
    Author, "A systematic review of the literature:  attitudes of nursing students and nurses toward children with disabilities," published in the Journal of Health Sciences and Practice
    Author, "The role of the pediatric home care nurse: A case study approach in New York City," published in  Home Healthcare Nurse

    Honors/Awards:

    Long Island University (2012).  Chosen to represent the School of Nursing for accomplishments in the State of the University Report. Expertise internationally in the care and support of children with disabilities and their families (2012).
    Recipient of the Brooklyn Nurse Partnership Scholarship award to complete doctoral study research (2010).
    Podium guest of Borough President Markowitz's Inaugural address with Mayor Bloomberg of NYC. Cited for outstanding dedication and ability in the field of nursing education ( 2010).
    Recipient, Brooklyn Nurse Scholarship Award for exemplary education that embodies professional nursing (2010).
    Recipient, Certificate from the Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island Area Health Education Center (AHEC) executive and program director for service, leadership, and dedication to pre college students in the Summer Health Internship Program (2009-2010)

    Professional Affiliations

    Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
    Member, American Association to Help the Retarded Children
    Member, Brooklyn Consumers Committee
    Member, Council for Exceptional Children
    Member, Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association
    Member, Kappa Delta Phi
    Member, National Education Association
    Member, National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities
    Member, National League for Nursing
    Member, Sigma Theta Tau
    Member, Honor Society of Staten Island College, CUNY
    Member, Honor Society of Hunter College, CUNY
    Member, Honor Society of Long Island University
    Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Phi and Mu Upsilon    
    Member, Kappa Delta

    MICHAEL T. VALENTI

    Assistant Professor of NursingA.A.S. Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing; B.S., St. Francis College; M.S., New York University; Ph.D. (Candidate) New York University

    Specialties:

    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Nursing Education

    Publications:

    Co-author, “Psychometric testing of the Cultural Awareness Assessment Tool,” published in the Journal of Nursing Education (2013). 
    Co-author, “Screening for elder mistreatment in dental and medical clinics,” published in Gerodontology (2012). 
    Co-author, “Screening for elder mistreatment in a dental clinic population,” published in the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect (2012).

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, National League of Nursing
    • Member, American Psychiatric Nurses Association 

    Chemical & Biological Warfare

    ROBERT V. DIGREGORIO

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., St. John’s University; Pharm.D., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Specialties:

    Adverse Drug Reactions, Ambulatory Care, Arrhythmias, Asthma, Bioterrorism Emergency Preparedness, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiovascular Medications, Disaster Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Medication Errors, Pharmacy Practice, Toxicology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Primary Care”
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapetics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide” Author, “A randomized trial of nebulized magnesium sulfate in addition to albuterol in the treatment of acute mild-to-moderate acute asthma exacerbations in adults,” published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine
    • Author, “The appropriate selection of a low molecular weight heparin for an Acust Coronary Syndrome clinical pathway,” published in The New York Health-System Pharmacist
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapeutic Advances in Cardiac Resuscitation: A Review of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support,” included in “Guidelines and their Impact on Pharmacy Practice,” published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    • Author, “Pharmacoethics: Unblinding a clinical trial for personal gain,” published in The Pharmacist
    • Author, “Evaluation of the periotest as a diagnostic tool for dental implants,” published in the Journal of Oral Implantology
    THOMAS J. JOHNSON

    Director, Division of Respiratory Care; Associate Professor of Respiratory CareB.A., Fordham University; M.S., LIU Brooklyn

    Specialties:

    Chemical and Biological Warfare, Respiratory Care Management, Trauma Care

    Publications:

    Peer Reviewed

    • Johnson, T Managing Disasters: Respiratory Care in Mass Critical Care: In Wyka K, Matthews PJ, Clark WF Foundations of Respiratory Care, 2nd edition, 2009 Delmar Thompson Learning Albany NY (in print)
    • Goodfellow L, Johnson T, Barnes T, Opt’Holt T, Wilkins R, Percey Edwards, a Computerized Case National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium, 2007 http://ntcc.ucsd.edu
    • Johnson, Thomas J, DeRose D, Phillips A Will Respiratory Care Become Single Gender Medical Profession? A survey of Enrollment by Gender in Respiratory Care Programs (abstract) Respiratory Care 2003, 48:11; 1067
    • Johnson Thomas J. Aftermath of 9/11: What Have Respiratory Therapists Management Bulletin. Sept/Oct 2000
      Johnson T.
    • The Impending Human Resource Crisis in Respiratory Care Learned? AARC Times Nov 2003, 27:11; 34-38AARC Johnson TJ.
    • Emergency Preparedness and Respiratory Care Education AARC Education Bulletin #18 Winter 2002 Bessmertny O, DiGregorio RV, Cohen H, Becker E, Looney D, Golden J, Kohl L, and Johnson T.
    • A Randomized Clinical Trail of Nebulized Magnesium Sulfate in Addition to Albuterol in the Treatment of Acute Mild-to-Moderate Asthma Exacerbations in Adults. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2002 39:6; 585-591

    Not-Peer Reviewed

    • Johnson, Thomas J Biological Terror Countermeasures and Respiratory Care. RT. 2004 August 33-35, 42
    • Johnson, TJ 2,000 Years of Biowarfare. Military History. 2002, August 24, 74-77
    • Johnson TJ, Survival Guide: Taking Over a New Managerial Position Requires People Skills. Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2001 Jan; 10(1): 49-50
    • Johnson T, Medicine and Warriors. In: Stricevic MV, Karate, Martial Art and Sport, Vol 5, 2000
    • Johnson T, The Impending Human Resource Crisis in Respiratory Care. Focus, 2001 Spring: 10-25
    • Johnson TJ, A Transition Timeline. . Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2001 Jan; 10(1): 50
    • Stricevic MV, Karate Martial Art and Sport Volume 3. 1999 Johnson T, (contributing author)
    • Stricevic MV, Karate Martial Art and Sport Volume 2. 1997 Johnson T, (contributing author)

    Presentations

    • “What is the Potential for Sudden Death due to Long Q-T Syndrome in Intercollegiate Athletes? (Poster/platform) American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress December 1-4, 2001 San Antonio Texas
    • “Detection of Occult Exercise-Induced Asthma in Collegiate Athletes Following a Six Minute Run” (Poster/platform) American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress December 1-4, 2001 San Antonio Texas
    • NYSSRC 23rd Managers’ and Educators’ Conference “Respiratory Care: Where are We Going and How Will We Get There” June 4, 2010
    • NJSRC Shore Conference “Disaster Management from Preparedness to Recovery” October 16, 2008
    • NYSSRC 9th Turning Stone Conference “Disaster Management: From Natural Ones to Terrorism, the Nature of the Beast” and “Better Clinical Decisions: How to Think Like a Doc” September 11, 2008
    • 21st Annual Managers & Educators’ Conference, Round Top NY “Managing Disasters and Terrorism” June 5, 2008
    • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Neonatal Resuscitation, It’s All New” and “How Doctors Think” November 9, 2007
    • 20th Annual Managers/Educators Conference “Propaganda, Professionalism and Other ‘P’ Words” June 7-8, 2007
    • Albany Teaching Day NEC-NYSSRC "ARDS and an Influenza Pandemic" March 30, 2007
    • Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Topics in Respiratory Care “Pandemic Influenza” December 4, 2006
    • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Preparing for a Flu Pandemic”, “Know Your Enemy, Gram-Negative and Other Evil-Doers”, “Chest Trauma” and “Taking Over a Leadership Position” November 3, 2006
    • J. Robert Wilson Memorial Lecture Akron, OH “Flu Pandemic: Crisis & Opportunity” Medical Management of the Bio-chemical Victim” October 20, 2006
    • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress, “Treating the Chemical Victim” December 3, 2005
    • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Countermeasures to Terrorism Part I – Blast, Incendiary and Nuclear”, “Countermeasures to Terrorism Part II – Biological and Chemical” and “Pulmonary Hypertension” November 11, 2005
    • American Association for Respiratory Care, Summer Forum “Lights, Camera, Action-Community Theatre Actors in ‘Teaching and Assessing Interview Skills’ and ‘Assessing Affective Skills’” July 8, 2005
    • 18th Annual Spring Forum “RT’s Response to Chemical Weapons” and “”Certification in Use of Nerve Agent Antidote Kit” June 10, 2005
    • Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Valley Forge Conference “Respiratory Care’s Countermeasures to Chemical Terrorism” April 22, 2005
    • North West Area Heath Education Consortium’s 19th High Country Conference on Respiratory Care “Countermeasures to Chemical Terror” and “ Countermeasures by Respiratory Therapists to Biological Terrorism” February 9, 2005
    • New York State Society for Respiratory Care Conference at Turning Stone “ Respiratory Care’s Countermeasures to Chemical Terror” October 1, 2004
    • 17th Annual Respiratory Care Spring Forum “The RTs Role in Dealing with Bioterrorism” June 11, 2004
    • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress, “Bioweapons, Medical Countermeasures” and “Lessons Learned by Hospital RC Departments: The Aftermath of 9-11 in New York City” December 8, 2003
    • American Association for Respiratory Care, Summer Forum The Dr. H.F. Helmholtz, Jr. Educational Lecture Series “Teaching Your Students and Staff About Inhaled Toxic Agents” and “What Can We Teach About Bioterrorism? Teach Everything!” July 26, 2003
    • Arizona Society for Respiratory Care. “Managing the Bugs of Bioterror” and “So What is a Nice Respiratory Therapist like You to do with the Victims of Bio-chem Terrorism?” June 4, 2003
    • Region II for Respiratory Care “The Aftermath of 9/11 in New York City: What We Have Learned Medically.” April 11, 2003
    • Primedia Workplace Learning (live broadcast) “Biological and Toxic Terror: A Primer for Respiratory Care and Healthcare Providers.” March 25, 2003
    • New York State Society for Respiratory Care- Southeastern Chapter Annual Symposium “Preparing for the Worst – Bioterrorism.” November 8, 2002
    • New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care Annual Shore Conference “The RTs Role in the Treatment of the Gas Terrorist Victim” October 25, 2002
    • Focus Conference on Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine “Healthcare Practitioners Response to Bioterrorism” April 26, 2002
    • University Health Care Consortium “Preparing the Respiratory Therapist for the Unthinkable Gas Warfare Terrorism” and “Respiratory Therapists Response to Bioterrorism” February 19, 2002
    • West Point Conference Hudson Valley Respiratory Directors’ Association “Preparing the Respiratory Therapist for Gas Warfare” “Hemodynamics: What Do the Numbers Mean?” October 26, 2001
    • Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care. Nashville, TN; AIDS, TB and the Healthcare Worker June 20, 1991

    Chemistry & Biochemistry

    AZZEDINE BENSALEM

    Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.S., M.S., Ph.D., Université de Nantes (France)

    Specialties:

    Low Temperature Synthesis of Metal Nitrides, Metal Implants, Solid State Chemistry

    Publications:

    • Co-author, articles in the Journal of Dental Research, the Journal of Material Science Letters, the Journal of Solid State Chemistry, the Material Research Bulletin and the Journal of Physics
    GLEN D. LAWRENCE

    Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.S., Pratt Institute; M.A., SUNY Plattsburgh; Ph.D., Utah State University

    Specialties:

    Dietary Fats and Health, Free Radicals and Reactive Oxygen Species in Biochemical Systems, Metal Nutrients and Toxic Metals, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry

    Publications:

    • Author, “The Fats of Life: Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” (2010)
    • Co-author, “Promotion by Phosphate of Fe(III)- and Cu(II)-catalyzed Autoxidation of Fructose,” published in Carbohydrate Research (2008)
    • Co-author, “Determination of oxolinic acid in feeds and cultured fish using capillary electrophoresis, published in Food Chemistry (2002)
    • Co-author, “Analytical reliability of Mobile-Phase Recycling in Liquid Chromatography, published in Analytical Chemistry (2000)
    • Author, “Putting Dietary Fats in Perspective,” published in the Journal of the Nutritional-Dietetic Association of the Philippines (2000)
    • Co-author, “Diet, Cholesterol and Heart Disease: Socio-Political Ramification of a Misguided Hypothesis,” published in the Silliman Journal (1999)
    • Co-author, “UV Catalysis, Cyanotype Photography and Sunscreens,” published in the Journal of Chemical Education (1999) (With on-line supplementary materials)
    • Co-author, “Benzaldehyde formation from aspartame in the presence of ascorbic acid and transition metal catalyst,” published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (1996)
    • Co-author, “Determination of atropine in nerve gas antidotes and other dosage forms by high performance liquid chromatography,” published in the Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (1995)
    • Co-author, “Benzene production from decarboxylation of benzoic acid in the presence of ascorbic acid and a transition metal catalyst,” published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (1993)
    • Co-author, “Quantitative measurements of biogenic amines and their metabolites in the brain of fish and amphibians,” published in the Microchemical Journal (1993)
    • Author, “Chemical reactions involving changes in state: the liberal arts undergraduate experience,” published in the Journal of Chemical Education (1993)
    • Co-author, “Studies on New, Centrally Active and Reversible Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors, published in Neurochemical Research (1990)
    • Co-author, “Extraction of physostigmine from biological fluids and analysis by liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection,” published in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Methods (1990)Author, “Effect of dietary lipids on adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats,” published in Nutrition Research (1990)
    • Co-author, “The increase in ferrioxamine B reduction potential with increasing acidity of the medium,” published in Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics (1989)
    • Author, “Modulation of Chemically-Induced Epilepsy in Mice by Dietary Polyunsaturated Fats,” published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1987)
    • Author, “Ethylene Formation from Methionine and Its Analogs,” published in “Handbook of Methods for Oxygen Radical Research” (1985)
    • Co-author, “In vivo Production of Ethylene from 2-Keto-4-methylthiobutyric Acid in Mice,” published in Biochemical Pharmacology (1985)
    • Co-author, “Effect of Age and Protein Deficiency on Glutathione Metabolism in Rats,” published in Fed Proc (1985)
    • Co-author, “Lipid Peroxidation in Dimethylhydrazine-Induced Colon Cancer,” published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1984)
    • Co-author, “Concentrating Ethane from Breath to Monitor Lipid Peroxidation,” Methods Enzymol (1984)
    • Co-author, “Ethane Exhalation as an Index of in vivo Lipid Peroxidation: Concentrating Ethane from a Breath Collection Chamber,” published in Analytical Biochemistry (1982)
    • Co-author, “Ethane Exhalation by Vitamin E Deficient Rats,” published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1982)
    • Co-author, “Potentiometric Titrations and Oxidation-Reduction Potentials of Manganese and Copper-Zinc Superoxide Dismutases,” published in the Biochemical Journal (1979)
    • Co-author, “The Chemistry of Biological Manganese,” published in Coordination Chemistry Reviews (1978)
    • Co-author, “Model Studies for Molybdenum Enzymes: Reduction of Cytochrome c Derivatives by -oxo-bis(oxodihydroxo(L-cysteinato)molybdate (V),” published in the Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry (1978)
    • Co-author, “Model Studies for Molybdenum Enzymes: Reduction of Cytochrome c Complexes by -oxo-bis(oxodihydroxo(L-cysteinato)molybdate (V),” published in the Biochemical Journal (1977)
    • Co-author, “Model Studies for Molybdenum Enzymes: Reduction of Cytochrome c by Molybdenum (V)-Cysteine Complexes,” published in the Biochemical Journal (1975)
    • Co-author, “Synthesis of Magnesium Protoporphyrin IX in Vitro,” published in Photosynthetica (1973)

    Honors/Awards:

    Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Professional Affliations

    Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

    HANNIA A. LUJÁN-UPTON

    Associate Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.S., St. Francis College; Ph.D., Polytechnic University

    Specialties:

    Polymer Chemistry, Drug Delivery Systems, Release of Fragrances

    NIKITA MATSUNAGA

    Associate Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.A., American International College; Ph.D., Iowa State University

    Specialties:

    Computational Chemistry, Mechanisms in the Vision Process

    WAYNE SCHNATTER

    Associate Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specialties:

    Organic Chemistry, Reactions of Carbene Complexes with Special Alkynes

    ANDREAS A. ZAVITSAS

    Senior Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.S., The City College of New York, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Chemistry, Organic Free Radicals, Water Solutions, Phenolic Resins

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Heats of Formation of Organic Compounds by a Simple Calculation,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2010)
    • Co-author, “Shortcomings of Basing Radical Stabilization Energies on Bond Dissociation Energies of Alkyl Groups to Hydrogen,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2010)
    • Co-author, “A comparison of Methods for Measuring Relative Radical Stabilities of Carbon-centered Radicals,” published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2010)
    • Author, “Response to: ‘Comments on ‘Ideal Behavior of Water Solutions of Strong Electrolytes and Non-electrolytes at High Concentrations’ by A. A. Zavitsas’ {Journal of Solution Chemistry (2010)} by A. Apelblat,” published in the Journal of Solution Chemistry (2010)
    • Author, “The Nature of Aqueous Solutions: Insights into Multiple Facets of Chemistry and Biochemistry from Freezing-Point Depressions,” published in Chemistry – A European Journal (2010)
    • Author, “Whence the Energy Term of the Rate Constant?” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2010)
    • Author, “Ideal Behavior of Water Solutions of Strong Electrolytes and Non-electrolytes at High Concentrations,” published in the Journal of Solution Chemistry (2010)
    • Co-author, “Effects of Molecule Stabilization Energies on Radical Reactions: G3 and G3(MP2) Model Chemistries Applied to Benzylic Systems,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry (2009)
    • Author, “A Single Universal Scale of Radical Stabilization Energies Does Not Exist: Global Bond Dissociation Energies and Radical Thermochemistries Are Described by Combining Two Universal Scales,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2008)
    • Co-author, “Enthalpies of Formation of Hydrocarbons by Hydrogen Atom Counting. Theoretical Implications,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2008)
    • Co-author, “Remote Substituent Effects on Allylic and Benzylic Bond Dissociation Energies. Effects on Stabilization of Parent Molecules and Radicals,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2007)
    • Co-author, “Reactions of Alkyl Radicals with Substituted Toluenes and the Effect of Substituents on Dissociation Energies of Benzyl C–H Bonds,” published in Helvetica Chimica Acta (2006)
    • Author, “Comparison of the relative accuracy of the potential energy curve of hydrogen fluoride from ab initio calculations and from an empirical ‘universal’ function,” published in the Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy (2006)
    • Author, “The potential energy curve of the ground state potassium dimer, X 1 K2,” published in the Journal of Chemical Physics (2006)
    • Co-author, “Stabilization Energies of Extensively Conjugated Propargylic Radicals,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2006)
    • Author, “Aqueous Solutions of Calcium Ions: Hydration Numbers and the Effect of Temperature,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2005)
    • Co-author, “G3(MP2) Enthalpies of Hydrogenation, Isomerization, and Formation of Extended Linear Polyacetylenes,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2005)
    • Interview Subject, “Is Conjugation Stabilization Real?” published in Chemical & Engineering News (2004)
    • Co-author, “On the Lack of Conjugation Stabilization in Polyynes (Polyacetylenes),” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2004)
    • Author, “Regularities in molecular properties of ground state stable diatomics,” published in the Journal of Chemical Physics (2004)
    • Co-author, “Comparison of spectroscopic potentials and an a priori analytical function. The potential energy curve of the ground state of the sodium dimer, X 1 Na2,” published in the Journal of Chemical Physics (2004)
    • Author, “The Potential Energy Curve of the Ground State of Lithium, X 1 Li2," published in the Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy (2003)
    • Co-author, “The Conjugation Stabilization of 1,3-Butadiyne Is Zero,” published in Organic Letters (2003)
    • Co-author, “Pauling's Electronegativity Equation and a New Corollary Accurately Predict Bond Dissociation Enthalpies and Enhance Current Understanding of the Nature of the Chemical Bond,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (2003)
    • Author, “The Relation between Bond Lengths and Dissociation Energies of Carbon-Carbon Bonds,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2003)
    • Author, “Comment on Identity Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions, X∙ + H X΄ → X H + X΄∙ (X = X΄ = CH3, SiH3, SnH3, PbH3): A Valence Bond Modeling,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2002)
    • Author, “Properties of Water Solutions of Electrolytes and Nonelectrolytes,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2001)
    • Author, “Logic vs. Misconceptions in Undergraduate Organic Textbooks. Radical Stabilities and Bond Dissociation Energies,” published in the Journal of Chemical Education (2001)
    • Author, “First Book,” a letter to the editor published in the Journal of Chemical & Engineering News (2000)
    • Author, “Energy Barriers to Chemical Reactions. Why, How and How Much? Non-Arrhenius Behavior in Hydrogen Abstractions by Radicals,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1998)
    • Author, “Hydrogen abstraction by radicals. Different approaches to understanding factors controlling reactivity,” published in the Journal of the Chemical Society (London), Perkin Transactions 2 (1998)
    • Co-author, “5-exo-trig versus 6-endo-trig Cyclization of Alk-5-enoyl Radicals. The Role of One-Carbon Ring Expansion,” published in Chemistry - A European Journal (1997)
    • Author, “Factors Controlling Reactivity in Hydrogen Abstractions by Free Radicals,” published in the Journal of the Chemical Society (London), Perkin Transactions 2 (1996)
    • Co-author, “Energies of Activation. The Paradigm of Hydrogen Abstractions by Radicals,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1995)
    • Co-author, “Accurate Calculations of Reactivities and Diasterioselectivities in Complex Molecules. An AM1 Study of 1,3-Dioxolan-4-ones and Related Oxygen Heterocycles,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1995)
    • Author, “War Story,” published in Confrontation magazine (1995)
    • Author, “The Energy-Distance Relationship in Chemical Bonding. Accurate Calculation of Potential Energy Curves,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1991)
    • Co-author, “New Potential Energy Function for Bond Extensions,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry (1989)
    • Author, “Quantitative Relationship between Bond Dissociation Energies, Infrared Stretching Frequencies, and Force Constants in Polyatomic Molecules,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry (1987)
    • Co-author, “Allylic Oxidations by Peroxyesters Catalyzed by Copper Salts. The Potential for Stereoselective Syntheses,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1986)
    • Co-author, “sec-Alkyl Radicals React with Toluenes by Addition and Abstraction,” published in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Organic Free Radicals, Royal Society of Chemistry (1984)
    • Co-author, “Kinetics of Free Radical Brominations. Effects of Ring Substitution on the Strength of Benzyl C-H Bonds,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1983)
    • Author, “Review of ‘Diradicals,’” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1983)
    • Co-author, “The Meaning of 'Polar Effects' in Free Radical Reactions,” published in Radicaux Libres Organiques (1978)
    • Co-author, “Reactions of Undecyl Radicals with Substituted Toluenes,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (1975)
    • Co-author, “Hydrogen Abstractions by Free Radicals. Factors Controlling Reactivity,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1975)
    • Co-author, “The Meaning of the Polar Effect in Hydrogen Abstractions by Free Radicals. Reactions of the tert-Butoxy Radical,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1972)
    • Author, “Energy Barriers to Chemical Reactions. Why, How, How Much?,” published in Chemtech (1972)
    • Co-author, “Kinetics of the Free Radical Chain Chlorination of Hydrocarbons with tert-Butyl Hypochlorite,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1972)
    • Author, “Activation Energy Requirements in Hydrogen Abstractions. Quantitative Description of the Causes in Terms of Bond Energies and Infrared Frequencies,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1972)
    • Author, “Teaching Computer Applications: Calculations of Potential Energy Surfaces,” published in the Journal of Chemical Education (1971)
    • Co-author, “The Reversible Hydration of Formaldehyde. Thermodynamic Parameters,” published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry (1970)
    • Co-author, “Base-Catalyzed Hydroxymethylation of Phenol by Aqueous Formaldehyde. Kinetics and Mechanism,” published in the Journal of Polymer Science A-1 (1968)
    • Author, “Formaldehyde Equilibria: Their Effect on the Kinetics of the Reaction with Phenol,” published in the Journal of Polymer Science A-1 (1968)
    • Author, “Acid Ionization Constants of Phenol and Some Hydroxymethylphenols Between 20° and 60°C,” published in the Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data (1967)
    • Co-author, “Effects of Formaldehyne Equilibria,” published in the Proceedings of the 2nd National Symposium on Phenolic Resins, Division of Organic Coatings and Plastics Chemistry, American Chemical Society (1967)
    • Co-author, “Correlation of Isotope Effects in Substitution Reactions with Nucleophilicities. Secondary -Deuterium Isotope Effect in the Iodine-131 Exchange of Methyl-d3 Iodide,” published in the Canadian Journal of Chemistry (1967)
    • Author, “Kinetics of Sodium Hydroxide-Catalyzed Hydroxymethylation of Phenol by Formaldehyde,” published in the Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium on Phenolic Resins, Division of Organic Coatings and Plastics Chemistry, American Chemical Society (1966)
    • Interview Subject, “Computer Simulates Methylolation Reactions,” published in Chemical and Engineering News (1966)
    • Co-author, “Energetics of Alkyl Radical Reactions. Competitive Abstraction of Halogens,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1965)
    • Co-author, “Synthesis and Isomerization of 2,6-Dimethyl-n-Butylbenzene,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (1965)
    • Co-author, “The Transition State in Methyl Radical Formation. The Secondary -Deuterium Isotope Effect,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1964)
    • Author, “t-Butyl Hypochlorite Chlorination of Hydrocarbons. The Role of Chlorinated Solvents,” published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry (1964)
    • Co-author, “The Transition State in Methyl Radical Formation. The -Deuterium Effect,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1964)
    • Co-author, “The Copper Catalyzed Reaction of Peresters with Hydrocarbons,” published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (1963)
    • Author, “Synthesis of 1,3-Dimethyl-2-n-Butylbenzene by the Use of tert-Butyl as a Blocking Group,” published in the Baskerville Chemical Journal (1959)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Abraham Krasnoff Memorial Award for Scholarly Achievement (single work), Long Island University
    • Recipient, Founders Award, Westchester Graduate Campus of Long Island University
    • 75th Anniversary Honoree, Long Island University

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Chemical Society
    • Former Chair, School Board, Holy Cross School, Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Chemisty

    ALEXANDER M. SHEDRINSKY

    Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryM.S., Leningrad University; M.S., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Amber, Chemistry of Archeology, Organic Materials Used in Art, Waxes

    Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Curator and Archeometry

    Children’s Health Care

    AMY PATRAKA GINSBERG

    Associate Dean, School of Education; Associate Professor of CounselingB.A., Tufts University; Ed.M., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Identity Development, Young Adulthood, the Psychology of Stuttering, School Violence Prevention

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with students who stutter,” published in the Kappa Delta Pi Record (2002)
    • Author, “Shame, self-consciousness and locus of control in people who stutter,” published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology (2000)
    • Co-author, “Understanding stuttering and counseling clients who stutter,” published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (2000)
    • Co-author, “The effectiveness of the ‘Warning Signs’ program in educating youth about violence prevention: A study with urban high school students,” published in Professional School Counseling (2003)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient and Project Director, $300,000 federal grant for the establishment of youth violence prevention collaborative programming in downtown Brooklyn, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2001-2003)
    • Recipient and Project Director, $10,000 award in support of youth and community development initiative, Tiger Woods Foundation (2003)
    • Recipient, $1,000 award in support of college campus violence prevention efforts, Robert G. Porter Scholar’s Program, American Federation of Teachers (2003)
    • Recipient, $5,000 award for coordination of counseling services at the Learning Center for Educators and Families, Paul Newman/Newman’s Own Foundation (2001)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, The American Counseling Association
    • Member, The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Member, The American Psychological Association, Division 17: Counseling Psychology
    • Member, New York State Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Mental Health Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Psychological Association
    LINDA JACOBS

    Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Diagnostic Assessment of Children, School Psychology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Resurrecting the Buried Self: Fairy Tales and the Analytic Encounter.” published in Psychoanalytic Review (2011)
    • Author, “Meeting Beyond the Frame: Extraordinary Demands and Analytic Choices,” published in Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2009)
    • Author, “Parent-Centered Child Work: A Relational Shift in Child Treatment,” published in Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Focused Child Therapy: Attachment, Identification, and Reflective Functions” (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Therapy: A Relational Alternative to Working with Children” (2002)
    • Author, “AIDS Curriculum for School District 15”
    • Author, “Family Origins of Marital Concepts,” published in The CUNY Woman’s Coalition Journal
    • Author, “Onset of Parenting and Stressful Events,” published in The Journal of Prevention
    • Author, “The Psychology of the Rapist and His Victim,” published in “Rape: The First Sourcebook for Women"
    HAZEL M. SANDERSON-MARCOUX

    Associate Dean, School of Nursing; Associate Professor of Nursing; Coordinator, RN-B.S. Program B.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Pediatric Critical Care Nursing, Nursing of fragile infants in the home, Loss and bereavement in Children

    Publications:

    • Author, “Loss and Bereavement in Children,” published in “Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, The Brooklyn Nursing Partnership Award for Dedication to Nursing Academia and Nursing Practice (2008)
    • Leadership Fellow, American Academy for Colleges of Nursing (2002)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Board Chair, Brooklyn Queens Long Island Area Health Education Center (BQLIAHEC)
    • Member, American Nurses Association
    • Former President, Lambda Iota Epsilon (Brooklyn Campus School of Nursing Honor Society)

    Communication Studies

    TEMPII CHAMPION

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.S. Speech and Hearing, Northeastern University; M.A., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Hampton University; Ph.D., Communication Sciences Disorders, University of Massachusetts -Amherst

    MARLA DEL COLLINS

    Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.F.A., West Virginia University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University; PH.D., Arts & Humanities in Education, New York University

    Specialties:

    Gender Roles in Communication, Rhetorical Criticism

    Publications:

    Selected Scholarship Published:
    “Transcending Dualistic Thinking in Conflict Resolution,” Negotiation Journal (Harvard Law School), Harvard University, Vol. 21 No. 2 (2005)
    To Veil or Not to Veil: A Feminist’s Journey through the Land of Jordan,” Women and Language Journal, George Mason University, Vol. 10, No. 7 (2003)
    Dragonflying Beyond Cultural Constraints: The Transcultural Phenomenon,” Journal of Human Communication, Pan Asian Communication Association, Vol. 5, 1 (2002)
    “Intrapersonal Communication, the Missing Link,”
    Journal of the Illinois Speech and Theatre Association, Vol. LXXI (2002)
    “Why Feminists Still Likes Bill: Recognizing Male Depression,”
    Smoke Signals, Media, Culture and Communication Journal, NYU,  Vol. 2, 3 (1998)
    The Powers That Be: How Feminism Promotes Complex Communication in a Patriarchal Society,” New Dimensions in Communication Journal, New York State Communication Association, Vol. 6 (1992).

    Selected Scholarship Presented:
    “The Resurrection of Anna Christie, Everywoman.”
    Eugene O’Neill Society, The Comparative Drama Conference sponsored by the International Eugene O’Neill Society, Baltimore (2014)
    “Dualism and Dynamical Systems of Interpretation,” International Communication & Language Association Conference sponsored by The Institute of Advanced Studies; School of European Languages and Cultures, Lancaster University, United Kingdom (2003)
    “’Dragonflying’ Beyond Cultural Constraints: The Transcultural CommunicationPhenomenon,” 8th International Conference on Cross Cultural Communication, Baptist University, Hong Kong (2001)
    “Creating Dragonfly Complexity; Dragonfly Dynamics, East and West,”
    Shanghai International Symposium on Communication, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China (1999)
    “Gender Identity, an Evolution Towards Complexity,”
    5th Annual International Communication Conference: Communication and the Culture of Democracy, Arab-U.S. Association for Communication Educators under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, Amman, Jordan (2000)
    “Organizing for the Future through the Lens of a Dragonfly,” Communication Organizing for the Future, International Communication Conference, Rome, Italy (July1998)
    “Strange Interlude: An O’Neill Play About Social Determinism,”
    Northeast Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh (1993).

    Recently Published: “Agnes Boulton,” “Sarah Sandy,” “Ella O’Neill,” Best American Monologues, Applause Books, Vol. II (2014)
    “The Lovers & Others of Eugene O’Neill,”
    Best American Short Plays-2008, Applause Books (2008).

    International Eugene O’Neill Society, International Susan Glaspell Society, International/National Communication Associations, Pan Asian Communication Association, Global Communication, Modern Language Association, American Alliance for Theatre & Education, Alliance for Theatre in Higher Education, Arab-US Association for Communication Educators, North Eastern Modern Language Association, Dramatist Guild, Dramatists League, Player’s Club, Institute of General Semantics (honorary board member), Lambda Pi Eta, Kappa Delta Pi Beta Pi, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Chi, AEA, SAG, AFTRA.

    BRIDGET DWYER

    Assistant Clinic Administrator of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.S., Education of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, Brooklyn College; M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, Brooklyn College

    GAIL-ANN G. GREAVES-VENZEN

    Chair, Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre; Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Ph.D., Howard University

    Specialties:

    Calypso; Cultures of the Caribbean, the United States and Africa; Intercultural Communication; Rhetoric

    BARBARA PARISI

    Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., Hunter College, CUNY; M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., The Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Communication Studies, Performance Studies, Theatre

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Empowerment Through Communication”
    • Editor, “The Best American Short Plays” series

    Honors/Awards:

    • A founder and the executive director of the Ryan Repertory Company at the Harry Warren Theatre, Brooklyn
    JOHN SANNUTO

    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., D.A., New York University

    Specialties:

    Directing, Movement for Actors, Oral Interpretation, Public Speaking, Theatre, Voice and Diction

    Computer Graphics

    HILARY LORENZ

    Associate Professor of Art and Media ArtsB.S., Western Michigan University; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

    Specialties:

    Book Design, Computer Graphics, Digital Photography, Digital Printmaking, Personal Magazine Publishing, Photography, Printmaking

    Exhibits:

    • 11th Taiwan Print and Drawing Biennial, Taiwan Museum of Fine Art
    • Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium (2003)
    • Abstractions in Photography, Hunderdon Museum of Art (2002)
    • Digital Art 2001, New York Hall of Science (2001)
    • Digital Salon, School of Visual Arts Museum (2000)
    • Printed Identity, American Swedish Museum, Philadelphia (2000)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Listed in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in the World
    MARJAN MOGHADDAM

    Associate Professor of Media ArtsB.A., Empire State College; M.F.A., C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Computer and Digital Art

    Exhibits:

    • Chaos Conference at the University of Georgia
    • New York International Video and New Media Festival
    • International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (Siggraph ’98)
    • “Digital Americana ’98” at the Orlando Museum of Art
    • CG Centenary 1999 International Competition and Conference in Computer Graphics (Aizu, Japan)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Prize Winner, Art & Science Collaborations Inc.’s Second Annual Digital Art Competition at the New York Hall of Science and the Brooks Gallery at Cooper Union

    Computers

    CHRISTOPHER LEAGUE

    Associate Professor of Computer ScienceB.S., Johns Hopkins University; M.S., University of Maryland, College Park; Ph.D., Yale University

    Specialties:

    Programming Languages, Operating Systems and Artificial Intelligence; Compilers, Type Theory and Computer Security

    Publications:

    • Author, “Something for Everyone: AI Lab Assignments that Span Learning Styles and Aptitudes,” published in the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges (2008)
    • Co-author, “Schema-Based Compression of XML Data with Relax NG,” published in the Journal of Computers (2007)
    • Author, “MetaOCaml Server Pages: Web Publishing as Staged Computation,” published in Science of Computer Programming (2006)
    • Co-author, “Typed Compilation Against Non-Manifest Base Classes,” published in Proceedings of the Workshop on the Construction and Analysis of Safe, Secure, and Interoperable Smart Devices (2006)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland (1996)
    • Recipient, IBM Outstanding Undergraduate Award, Johns Hopkins University (1995)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), including special interest groups on programming languages (SIGPLAN) and computer science education (SIGCSE)
    • Member, IEEE Computer Society
    JOSE A. RODRIGUEZ

    Professor of Computer ScienceB.A., Rutgers University; M.S., New York University; Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology

    Specialties:

    Computer Networks, Graph Theory, Combinatorics, Graph Algorithms, Operating Systems, Object Oriented Design

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “A new technique for the characterization of graphs with a maximum number of spanning trees,” published in Discrete Mathematics (Special Issue on Algebraic and Topological Methods in Graph Theory)
    • Co-author, “Reliability of networks with delay constraints,” published in Congressus Numerantium
    • Co-author, “A new proof of the Fisher-Ryan bound for the number of cliques if a graph,” published in Congressus Numerantium
    • Co-author, “Bounds on the maximum number of edge-disjoint Steiner trees of a graph,” published in Congressus Numerantium
    • Co-author, “On the conjecture that amount all graphs on n nodes and e edges, one with a maximum number of spanning trees must be almost-regular,” published in Congressus Numerantium
    • Co-author, “Chromatic polynomials with least coefficients,” published in Discrete Mathematics (Special Issue on Chromatic Polynomials and Related Topics)
    • Co-author, “(K, j)-Domination and (K, j)-Reliability,” published in Networks
      Co-author, “A sharp upper bound for the number of spanning trees of a graph,” published in Congressus Numerantium
    • Co-author, “Generalized Edge-Toughness,” published in the Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society (IEEE sponsored)
    • Co-author, “Graphs with maximum number of spanning trees and optimally reliable graphs,” published in Combinatorial Optimization: Theory and Practice
    • Author, “Reconstructing graphs from their odd-vertex subsets,” published in Congressus Numerantium
    • Co-author, “Graphs with most number of three-point induced connected subgraphs,” published in Discrete Applied Mathematics
    • Co-author, “A generalized chromatic polynomial, acyclic orientations with prescribed sources and sinks, and network reliability,” published in Discrete Mathematics

    Counseling

    AMY PATRAKA GINSBERG

    Associate Dean, School of Education; Associate Professor of CounselingB.A., Tufts University; Ed.M., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Identity Development, Young Adulthood, the Psychology of Stuttering, School Violence Prevention

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with students who stutter,” published in the Kappa Delta Pi Record (2002)
    • Author, “Shame, self-consciousness and locus of control in people who stutter,” published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology (2000)
    • Co-author, “Understanding stuttering and counseling clients who stutter,” published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (2000)
    • Co-author, “The effectiveness of the ‘Warning Signs’ program in educating youth about violence prevention: A study with urban high school students,” published in Professional School Counseling (2003)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient and Project Director, $300,000 federal grant for the establishment of youth violence prevention collaborative programming in downtown Brooklyn, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2001-2003)
    • Recipient and Project Director, $10,000 award in support of youth and community development initiative, Tiger Woods Foundation (2003)
    • Recipient, $1,000 award in support of college campus violence prevention efforts, Robert G. Porter Scholar’s Program, American Federation of Teachers (2003)
    • Recipient, $5,000 award for coordination of counseling services at the Learning Center for Educators and Families, Paul Newman/Newman’s Own Foundation (2001)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, The American Counseling Association
    • Member, The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Member, The American Psychological Association, Division 17: Counseling Psychology
    • Member, New York State Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Mental Health Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Psychological Association
    STANLEY NASS

    Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., City College, CUNY; M.A., New York University; M.A., Ed.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Freud, Psychobiography, Short-Term Psychotherapy

    Publications:

    • Editor, “Crisis Intervention Therapy”
    • Co-author, “Adjustment Psychology”
    • Co-author, “Turn Your Life Around: Self Knowledge for Self Improvement”

    Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Studies

    MICHAEL J. K. BOKOR

    Assistant Professor of EnglishB.A., University of Cape Coast (Ghana); M.A., Ph.D., Illinois State University

    Specialties:

    Technical and Professional Communication/Rhetoric and Composition/Linguistics

    Publications:

    • Author, “The Last Laugh” (2009)
    • Author, “Africa Goes for Outsourcing,” published in “Outsourcing Technical Communication: Issues, Policies, and Practices” (2008)
    • Author, “Connecting with the ‘Other’ in Technical Communication: World Englishes and Ethos Transformation of US Native English-Speaking Students,” published in Technical Communication Quarterly, 20(02), April 2011, pp. 208–237.
    • Author, “Moving International Technical Communication Forward: A World Englishes Approach,” published in Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 41(2), April 2011, pp. 113–138.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Ora Brettal Award for Scholarship, Illinois State University (2008)
    • Recipient, University Club Award, Illinois State University (2008)
    • Recipient, International Studies and Programs Office Fellowship Award, Illinois State University (2004 and 2005)
    • Recipient, Writing Programs Administration Award for facilitating a professional development workshop for new international graduate teaching assistants, Illinois State University (2003)
    • Member, The National Scholars Honor Society (Lambda Cum Laude)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW)
    • Member, Modern Language Association (MLA)
    • Member, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
    • Member, Council of Programs in Scientific and Technical Communication (CPTSC)
    • Member, Organization of Global Communicators
    • Member, The National Scholars Honor Society (Lambda Cum Laude)
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    Dance

    HALBERT BARTON

    Associate Professor of AnthropologyB.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

    Specialties:

    Afro-Caribbean Drum-Dancing (particularly the Puerto Rican Bomba), Latin American Studies

    Publications:

    • Author, “El espacio social como tambor: Bomba en la época post-patriarchal” published in “A Gathering of Poets and Players: Voice and Performance in Caribbean Culture(s)”
    DANA HASH-CAMPBELL

    Chair, Dance Department; Associate Professor of Dance; Coordinator, Dance Wellness ProgramB.F.A., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

    Specialties:

    Ballet Technique, Biomechanics for Dance, Choreography

    JOHN SANNUTO

    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., D.A., New York University

    Specialties:

    Directing, Movement for Actors, Oral Interpretation, Public Speaking, Theatre, Voice and Diction

    Dental Research

    AZZEDINE BENSALEM

    Professor of Chemistry and BiochemistryB.S., M.S., Ph.D., Université de Nantes (France)

    Specialties:

    Low Temperature Synthesis of Metal Nitrides, Metal Implants, Solid State Chemistry

    Publications:

    • Co-author, articles in the Journal of Dental Research, the Journal of Material Science Letters, the Journal of Solid State Chemistry, the Material Research Bulletin and the Journal of Physics

    Diabetes

    FRAIDY N. MALTZ

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Community Pharmacy Practice, Diabetes

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “New Therapeutic Options for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Adults,” published in the American Journal of Managed Care
    ELAENA QUATTROCCHI

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Diabetes Management, Endocrinology

    JESSICA ROSENBERG

    Associate Professor of Social Work; Director, GranCare ProgramB.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.W., Hunter School of Social Work; Ph.D., Yeshiva University

    Specialties:

    Treatment of Serious Mental Illness, Social Work Practice with Latinos, Grandparent Caregivers, Workforce Issues, Social Work and Labor

    Publications:

    Co-Author (2012). Marginal No More: Serious Mental Illness, Sexual Orientation and Gender Preference in Rosenberg & Rosenberg (Eds.) Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century. NY: Routledge.

    Co-Author (2012). Utilizing an ethnographic lens in multicultural social work practice with immigrants and refugees in E. Congress & M. Gonzalez (Eds.) Multicultural perspectives in working with families. (3rd ed.). NY: Springer.

    Co-Author. (2nd ed). (2012). Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century. (2nd. ed.). NY: Routledge.

    Author (Forthcoming 2012). Social Work Profession. In Shally-Jensen, M. (Ed.). Mental Health Issues in America. California: ABC-CLIO.

    Author (Forthcoming 2012). Community Mental Health. In Shally-Jensen, M. (Ed.). Mental Health Issues in America. California: ABC-CLIO.

    Co-Author (2011). Advancing Economic Literacy in the Human Services. An Online Curriculum.

    Author (2009).Working in social work: The real world guide to practice settings. NY: Routledge.

    Author (2009). Organized Labor’s Contribution to the Human Services: Lessons from the Past and Strategies for the Future. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 24, (1).

    Author (2007). Oral Histories and Older Adults: Infusing Content on Cultural Diversity and Aging in BSW Education. New York State Social Work Education Association Conference Proceedings, (10), 27-34.

    Co-Author (2007). Whose treatment is it anyway? The role of consumer preferences in mental health care. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. 10 (1), 65-80.

    Co-Author(2006). Do unions matter? An examination of the historical and contemporary role of labor unions in the social work profession. Social Work. Journal of the National Association of Social Workers. 51 (4), 289-384.

    Co-Author (2006). (Eds.) Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century. NY: Routledge.

    Co-Author (2006). Clinical work with immigrants and refugees: An ethnographic multicultural approach in E. Congress & M. Gonzalez (Eds.) Multicultural perspectives in working with families. (2nd ed.). NY: Springer.

    Co-Author (2006) Stigma, Sexual Orientation, and Mental Illness: A Community Mental Health Perspective in Rosenberg & Rosenberg (Eds.) Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century. NY: Routledge.

    Co-Author (2004). No need to hide: Out of the closet and mentally ill. Best Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal, 1, 72-85.

    Professional Affiliations

    • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    • Certified Field Instructor
    • Board Member, Kincare Advisory Task Force
    • Former Board Member, National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter
    • Former Delegate, National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter
    • Former Board Liaison, New York State Social Work Education Association
    • Treasurer, Rainbow Heights Club

    Disabilities

    VALERIE LAVA

    Associate Professor of Teaching and LearningB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.S., Hunter College, CUNY; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Children with Disabilities

    Drugs

    LORRAINE A. CICERO

    Assistant Dean, Academic and Student Affairs; Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.A., Stony Brook University; B.S., St. Johns University; M.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Drug Information Programs, Management of Ingestion of Poisons

    Publications:

    • Columnist, Drug Topics, the Hospital Pharmacy Report and the New York City Pharmacists Society Newsletter;
    • Representative topics include “The ‘New’ Uses of Vitamin E,” “Smoking Cessation” and “Can Depressed Patients Be Treated with Worts?”
    HENRY COHEN

    Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., M.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Adverse Drug Reactions, Infectious Diseases, Intensive Care Medicine

    ROBERT V. DIGREGORIO

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., St. John’s University; Pharm.D., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Specialties:

    Adverse Drug Reactions, Ambulatory Care, Arrhythmias, Asthma, Bioterrorism Emergency Preparedness, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiovascular Medications, Disaster Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Medication Errors, Pharmacy Practice, Toxicology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Primary Care”
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapetics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide” Author, “A randomized trial of nebulized magnesium sulfate in addition to albuterol in the treatment of acute mild-to-moderate acute asthma exacerbations in adults,” published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine
    • Author, “The appropriate selection of a low molecular weight heparin for an Acust Coronary Syndrome clinical pathway,” published in The New York Health-System Pharmacist
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapeutic Advances in Cardiac Resuscitation: A Review of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support,” included in “Guidelines and their Impact on Pharmacy Practice,” published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    • Author, “Pharmacoethics: Unblinding a clinical trial for personal gain,” published in The Pharmacist
    • Author, “Evaluation of the periotest as a diagnostic tool for dental implants,” published in the Journal of Oral Implantology
    JADWIGA S. NAJIB

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S. St. John’s University; Pharm.D., University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

    Specialties:

    Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Psychiatric Disorders

    Publications:

    • Author, “Eszopiclone, a Nonbenzodiazepine Sedative-Hypnotic Agent for the Treatment of Transient and Chronic Insomnia”
    • Author, “Drug-Induced Movement Disorders,” published in Drug Injury: Liability, Analysis and Prevention
    • Author, “Fenofibrate in the Treatment of Dyslipidemia: A Review of the Data as They Relate to the New Suprabioavailable Tablet Formulation,” published in Clinical Therapeutics
    • Author, “Entacapone: A Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Inhibitor for the Adjunctive Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease,” published in Clinical Therapeuticss
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    Education

    KEVIN DUFFY

    Assistant Professor, Division of Athletic Training, Health & Exercise ScienceB.S. in Physical Education & Exercise Science, Brooklyn College; M.S. in Athletic Training, LIU Brooklyn

    Specialties:

    Strength & Conditioning, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation, Sports Performance Training

    Publications:

    • Co-author (2011), “Response Time to Stimuli in Division I Soccer Players,” published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research
    • Co-author (2010), “Gender Influences of Response Time to Sensory Stimuli,” published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, April 2010

    Honors/Awards:

    National Athletic Trainer’s Association Bobby Gunn Leadership Award

    Professional Affiliations

    Member, National Athletic Trainer’s Association  (NATA)
    Member, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
    Member, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

    REBECCA E. DYASI

    Associate Professor of Teaching and LearningB.Sc., University of Sierra Leone (West Africa); M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Specialties:

    Science Teacher Training

    Publications:

    • Author, “Beginning the Journey: Doing Science,” published in the Corlears School Occasional Paper Series (1998)
    • Author, “The National Education Goals: The AACTE Member Response,” published by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (1992)
    • Author, articles and/or chapters published in The Constructivist (1993), “Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics (2003), “Crossing Borders in Literacy and Science Instruction: Perspectives on Theory and Practice” (2004) and “Holding Values” (2005)
    NEIL S. HARRIS

    Director, New York City Teaching Fellows Program ; Assistant Professor of Teaching, Learning and LeadershipB.S., Cairn University; M.S.Ed., Long Island University; M.Ed., Cambridge College
    Ph.D. (ABD – In Progress), Concordia University

    Specialties:

    Urban Teacher Education, Alternate Teacher Preparation, Special Education Policy and Practice, Educational Leadership

    Honors/Awards:

    • Outstanding Educator Award, 2013

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Association for the Supervision of Curriculum Development
    • Member, New York State Secondary School Administrators
    • Member, Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color
    GALE STEVENS HAYNES

    Provost, Brooklyn Campus; Professor of Political ScienceB.A., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; J.D., L.L.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Campus Diversity, Educational Administration, University Expansion

    MICHAEL JAMES KAVIC

    Assistant Professor of Physics, Full-TimeB.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Physics)
    B.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Astrophysics); M.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Physics); Ph.D., Virginia Tech (Physics)

    Specialties:

    Quantum Gravity, Astrophysics

    Publications:

    Co-author, "Modeling Time's Arrow," published in Entropy.
    Co-author, "Probing the climatological impact of a cosmic ray-cloud connection through low-frequency radio observations,"  published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics.
    Co-Author, "A Precision Test for an Extra Spatial Dimension Using Black Hole - Pulsar Binaries," published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
    Co-author, "Astrophysical Tests of Extra dimensional Models,"  published in the Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
    Co-author, "On the Origin of Time and the Universe," published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.
    Co-author, "The Big Bang as the Ultimate Traffic Jam,"  published in the International Journal of Modern Physics D.
    Author, "Quantum gravitational astrophysics," published in Nuclear Physics B- Proceedings Supplements.
    Co-author, "Searching for Transient Pulses with the ETA Radio Telescope", published in ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems.
    Co-author, "Transient Astrophysical Pulses and Quantum Gravity," published in International Journal of Modern Physics D.
    Co-author, "Transient Pulses from Exploding Primordial Black Holes as a Signature of an Extra Dimension," published in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.
    Co-author, "Time and M-theory", published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.
    Co-author, "Fine structure of dark energy and new physics,"  published in Advances in High Energy Physics.
    Author, "Matching Weak Coupling and Quasiclassical Expansions for Dual QES Problems," published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.

    Professional Affiliations

    Referee, Physical Review & Research International
    Member, American Astronomical Association (AAS)
    Referee, Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science
    Member, American Physical Society (APS)
    Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews, American Mathematical Society

    KATHLEEN KESSON

    Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership; Professor of Teaching, Learning and LeadershipB.A., Flaming Rainbow University (through Westminster College’s University Without Walls Program) ; M.Ed., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

    Specialties:

    Teacher Research and Inquiry, Critical Theory and Critical Pedagogy, Aesthetics in Education, Spirituality in Education, Democracy and Education, Young Adult Literature

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “(De)liberating curriculum and pedagogy: Exploring the promise and perils of ‘scientifically-based’ approaches”
    • Editor, “Defending public schools: Teaching for a democratic society”
    • Co-author, “Curriculum wisdom: Educational decisions in democratic societies”
    • Co-author, “Understanding democratic curriculum leadership”
    • Co-author, “Reconceptualizing professional development for curriculum leadership: Inspired by John Dewey and informed by Alain Badiou,” published in Educational Philosophy and Theory
    • Co-author, “Descriptive inquiry: A contemplative approach to classroom-based research,” published in Teachers College Record
    • Author, “For the love of frogs: Promoting ecological sensitivity through the arts,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Inhuman powers and ‘Terrible Things’: The theory and practice of alienated labor in urban schools,” published in The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies
    • Author, “Different approaches to citizenship education,” published in Social Science Docket
    • Author, “Jung’s archetypal psychology and teacher development,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Doing good science: On the virtues of simply ‘messing about,’” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Contemplative spirituality, currere, and social transformation: Finding our ‘way,’” published in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
    • Author, “Thinking against from within: Reconstituting the university as a democratic space,” published in The Vermont Connection
    • Co-author, “Integrated curriculum and service learning: Linking school-based knowledge and social action,” published in English Education
    • Author, “The foundations of holism: Some philosophical and political dilemmas,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Eco-logos: Postmodern revelations and the recovery of archaic wisdoms,” published in JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “The unfinished puzzle: Toward a dynamic holism,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “A neo-humanist model of education,” Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Malefic generosity,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Human ecology curriculum,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Teacher as researcher,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Cultivating democratic character: Reconceptualising “citizenship” for a partnership era,” published in “Alternative Educational Futures: Pedagogies for an Emergent World”
    • Author, “Teaching,” published in “Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: The Effects of School Reform in a Neoliberal/Neoconservative Age”
    • Co-author, “Descriptive inquiry as transformative teacher preparation,” published in “Curriculum for a Progressive, Provocative, Poetic, and Public Pedagogy”
    • Author, “An inhuman power: Alienated labor in low-performing schools,” published in “Defending Public Schools: Teaching For A Democratic Society”
    • Co-author, “Cultivating democratic curriculum judgments: Toward a mature profession,” published in “Defending Public Schools: Teaching For A Democratic Society”
    • Co-author, “Democratic education and the creation of the just and loving community,” published in “Creativity And Collaborative Learning: A Practical Guide To Empowering Students And Teachers”
    • Co-author, “On the need for a new theory of experience,” published in “Curriculum Visions”
    • Author, “Tantra: The quest for the ecstatic mind,” published in “Nurturing Our Wholeness”
    • Author, “Contemplative spirituality, currere, and social transformation: Finding our ‘way,’” published in “Educational Yearning: The Journey Of The Spirit And Democratic Education”
    • Co-author, “Curriculum work as public intellectual leadership” published in the proceedings of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference
    • Author, “Investigating spiritual experience: Progressive pedagogy and the nonrational,” published in “Higher Education And Democracy: Experiments In Progressive Pedagogy At Goddard College”
    • Author, “Critical theory and holistic education: Carrying on the conversation,” published in “The Renewal Of Meaning In Education”
    • Author, “Curriculum theory and pedagogic practice: Troubling the split between idea and lived experience,” published in The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy
    • Author, “The spiritual dimensions of curriculum,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Co-author, “Review: ‘Intellectual advancement through disciplinarity’ by William F. Pinar,” published in Educational Researcher
    • Author, “Review: ‘Re-envisioning education and democracy’ by Ruthanne Kurth-Schai and Charles R. Green,” published in Teachers College Record
    • Author, “Review: ‘The primal, the modern, and the vital center: A theory of balanced culture in a living place’ by Donald W. Oliver, Julie Canniff and Jouni Korhonen,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Co-author, “Review: ‘The lure of the transcendent: Collected essays by Dwayne E. Huebner’ edited by Vikki Hillis,” published in Curriculum Inquiry
    • Author, “Review: ‘Experience and education’ by John Dewey,” published in Teacher Magazine
    • Author, “Review: ‘The universal schoolhouse’ by James Moffett,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Review: ‘Holistic education: Some Australian explorations’ by David and Helen Dufty,” published in the Australian Journal of Curriculum Inquiry
    • Author, “Review of the work of C.A. Bowers,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Three Poems from San Francisco Series,” published in Downtown Brooklyn

    Honors/Awards:

    • Elected Member, Professors of Curriculum
    • Recipient, Ted Aoki Award, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
    • Holmes Scholar, Oklahoma State University
    • Recipient, Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, Oklahoma State University
    • Dean J. Andrew Holley Scholarship, Oklahoma State University
    • Best Paper Award, Wholistic Education SIG American Education Research Association

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
    • Member, International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
    • Member, American Education Research Association
    • Member, John Dewey Society
    • Member, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
    • Member, Editorial Boards of the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Teacher Inquiry and Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    NANCY LEMBERGER

    Associate Professor of Bilingual Education; Bilingual Education CoordinatorB.A., California State College, Sonoma; M.A., California State College, Hayward; M.Ed., Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Bilingual Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL), Online Education

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Certification and teaching: ‘Closer Look’ at some New York City Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language Teachers,” published in The Journal of Multilingual Research, (2011)
    • Author, “Integrating technology into teacher education courses: One educator’s journey from technophobe to techy,” published in the Peer-reviewed Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (2007)
    • Co-author, “Russian bilingual science learning: Perspectives from secondary students,” published in the International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism (2002)
    • Co-author, “Identifying and applying a communicative and constructivist model to transfer knowledge,” published by the International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism (2002)
    • Author, “What do the New York State teacher certification exams really measure? Implications for preparing bilingual and English as second language teachers,” published in New York State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development: Impact on Instructional Improvement (2001)
    • Co-author, “Teaching and Learning Science in Two Languages: Perspectives from a Russian Bilingual Secondary Science Teacher and her Students,” published in the New York State Association for Bilingual Education Journal (1998)
    • Author, “Review: ‘Latina and Latino voices in literature for children and teenagers,’” published in NABE News (1998)
    • Author, “Bilingual Education: Teachers’ Narratives” (1997)
    • Author, “Factors affecting language development from the perspectives of four bilingual teachers, published in the Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students (1996) and reprinted in “Teaching English as a Second Language” (1998/1999 and 1999/2000)
    • Co-author, “Project Unity: Collaboration among bilingual, general and special education staffs,” published in NABE News (1994)
    • Co-author, “Collaborative models for staffs working with LEP students in general and special education programs,” published in The Forum (1994)
    • Author, “Title VII Fellows' Open Forum,” published in the Proceedings of the Third National Research Symposium on Limited English Proficient Students’ Issues. (1993)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Educational Research Association
    • Member, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    • Member, California Association for Bilingual Education
    • Member, English Language Learner Advocacy Group
    • Member, International Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Member, National Association for Bilingual Education
    • Member, New York State Association for Bilingual Education
    • Member, New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
    ANDREW LIVANIS

    Chair, Human Development and Leadership ; Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., St. John’s University; M.S., St. John’s University; Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center; Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Doctoral Level (BCBA-D)

    Specialties:

    Autism, Consultation, Behavior Analysis, Reading Instruction, Social Skills Interventions for Children with Behavioral Issues

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Guided Social Stories: Group Treatment of Adolescents with Asperger Disorder in the Schools,” published in “Handbook of Cognitive Behavior Group Therapy with Children and Adolescents”
    • Co-author, “The Development of the Adolescent Nervios Scale: Preliminary Findings,” published in Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology
    • Co-author, “Using Performance Feedback to Improve Treatment Integrity of Class-wide Behavior Plans: An Investigation of Observer Reactivity,” published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA)
    • Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT)
    • Treasurer, CBT in the Schools, Special Interest Group
    • Member and Reviewer, Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching Learning
    • Reviewer, Journal of School Psychology
    • Member, National Association of School Psychologists
    • Member, Steering Committee, National Bilingual Network
    • Member, Program Review Committee, National Bilingual Network
    • Member, New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA)
    • Member, New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP)
    • Brooklyn Representative to Executive Committee, NYASP
    • Member, Newsletter Editorial Board, NYASP
    • General Board Member, NYASP
    • Member, Conference 2009 Planning Committee, NYSAP
    • President, School Psychology Educators’ Council of New York State (2008–2010)
    JOHN M. LONIE

    Associate Professor of Social and Administrative SciencesB.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ed.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Pharmacist/Patient Communication, Psychological and Behavioral Factors in Learning and Pharmacist Education

    KLAUDIA M. RIVERA

    Professor of Education; Director, I-START Program; Coordinator, TESOL Program & Early Childhood ProgramB.A., Central American University (Nicaragua); M.S., Bank Street College of Education; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Participatory and Popular Education and Research, Critical Pedagogy, Language and Literacy, Biliteracy, Language Policy, TESOL, Community-based Education, Family Literacy

    Publications:

    • Co-editor and author, “Adult biliteracy: Sociocultural and programmatic responses” (2008)
    • Author, “Sociocultural perspectives and classroom practice,” published in “Working with English language learners: Perspectives and practice” (2005)
    • Co-author, “How threatened is the Spanish of New York Puerto Ricans?” published in “Can threatened languages be saved? Reversing language shift revisited: A 21st century perspective” (2001)
    • Author, “Popular research and social transformation: A community-based approach to critical pedagogy,” published in TESOL Quarterly (1999)
    • Author, “From developing one’s voice to making oneself heard: Affecting language policy from the bottom up,” published in “Socio- political perspectives on language policy and language planning” (1999)
    • Author, “Native language literacy and adult ESL instruction,” published in ERIC Digest (1999)
    • Author, “El Barrio Popular Education,” published in “Many families, many literacies: An international declaration of principles” (1997)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, The David Newton Award for Teaching Excellence, Long Island University
    • Recipient, Literacy Recognition Award. Literacy Assistance Center
    • Member, Latina Rights Initiative at the IV United Nations World Conference on Women and the NGO Forum on Women (Beijing, China)
    • Research Fellow, National Institute of Education at the Latino Institute

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    • Member, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Member, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
    • Member, International Reading Association (IRA)
    • Member, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
    • Member, WE Learn: Women and Literacy
    ELIZABETH A. RUDEY

    Professor of Art; Art Education CoordinatorB.A., New York University; M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D, Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Art Education, Ceramics (Sculpture and Functional Pottery), Jewelry

    Exhibits:

    • Art and Media Arts Faculty Exhibition, The Salena Gallery, Brooklyn Campus
    • “Wish You Were Here” and “Generations lll,” AIR Gallery, New York, N.Y.
    • “Heel to Toe,” Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, N.Y. “50th Anniversary Exhibition of Resident Artists,” The Archie Bray Foundation
    • Tile Festival, The Moravian Tile Works, Doylestown, Pa.
    • The University Council for Art Education Millenium
    • Art Exhibition, The Rosenberg Gallery, New York University
    • “Tiles,” a juried exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pa.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Research on Egyptian jewelry reproductions for the Metropolitian Museum of Art
    • Member, College Art Association, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, New York State Art Teachers Association, New York City Art Teachers Association, University Council on Art Education
    ELLEN L. SHORT

    Associate Professor of CounselingB.A., Lawrence University; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Group dynamics focusing on race, ethnicity, gender and culture.

    Publications:

     

    Selected Publications

    Short, E. L. & Williams, W. S. (2013) From the inside out:  Group work with women of
    color. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2013, 1-21.
    DOI:10.1080/01933922.2013.859191.

    Suzuki, L. A., Short, E. L., & Lee-Kim, C. (2011).  Multicultural perspectives of racial
    and ethnic group differences on intelligence in the United States. In R. J. Sternberg, & S.
    B. Kaufman (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence. New York:  Cambridge
    University Press.

    Short, E. L. (2011).     Systemic/Organizational/Institutional (SOI) Transference Exercise.
    In, M. Pope, J. S. Pangelinan, & A. D. Coker (Eds.). Experiential Activities for Teaching
    Multicultural Counseling Classes and Infusing Cultural Diversity into Core Classes.
    Alexandria, VA:  American Counseling Association.

    McRae, M. B. & Short, E. L. (2010).  Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and
    Organizational Life.  Crossing Boundaries.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

    Short, E., Suzuki, L., Prendes-Lintel, M., Prendes-Lintel Furr, G., Madabhushi, S., &
    Mapel, G. (2010).  Counseling immigrants and refugees.  In J. G. Ponterotto, J. M. Casas,
    L. A. Suzuki, & C. M. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (3rd ed.).
    Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

    Short, E. L., Woon, J. M. S. T. (2009).  Crossing multiple boundaries:  Reflections on the
    Belgirate II experience.  In E. Aram, R. Baxter, & A. Nutkevitch (Eds.),  Adaption and
    Innovation.  Theory, Design and Role-Taking in Group Relations Conferences and their
    Applications.  Volume II. London, UK:  Karnac.

    Short, E. L. (2007).     Race, culture and containment in the formal and informal systems
    of group relations conferences.  Organizational & Social Dynamics 7(2), pp. 156-171.

    Honors/Awards:

    Honorable Mention, American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship (1999) Recipient, Monroe Stein Memorial Scholarship (1999)

    Professional Affiliations

    Associate, The New York Center of the A.K. Rice Institute for the Study of Groups, Organizations and Social Systems.
    Member, The A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems.
    Member, International Association of Applied Psychology.

    EUGENE SPATZ

    Director, Sports Sciences Division; Associate Professor of Sports Sciences; Coordinator, Adapted Physical Education Track; Coordinator, Coaching & Conditioning TrackB.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Adapted Physical Education

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Leisure-time Internet use does not correlate with obesity or physical fitness among African-American adolescent girls,” published in Pediatric Exercise Science
    SHEILA P. VAKHARIA

    Assistant ProfessorB.A. University of Rochester; M.S.W. Binghamton University; Ph.D., Florida International University

    Specialties:

    Substance use; Ethical issues in the treatment of substance “abuse”; Harm reduction interventions; Drug user stigma; Overdose prevention, Social work education; Drug policy; The disease construction of addiction

    Publications:

    Macgowan, M. J. & Vakharia, S. P. (2012). Teaching standards-based group work competencies to social work students: An empirical examination. Research on Social Work Practice, 22, 380-388. doi: 10.1177/1049731512442249
    Wong, S. E. & Vakharia, S. P. (2012). Teaching research and practice evaluation skills to graduate social work students. Research on Social Work Practice, 22,714-718. doi: 10.1177/1049731512451060

    Honors/Awards:

    Fannie Bigelow Prize, Susan B. Anthony Women’s Leadership Institute, University of Rochester (2004)

    Professional Affiliations

    Licensed Master of Social Work in the State of New York

    Elderly

    LANA T. HAREEZ

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticePharmD., Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Specialties:

    Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and Geriatrics

    Publications:

    • Author, “Relative Contributions of Word Identification Skill and Comprehension-monitoring Behavior to Reading Comprehension,” published in Contemporary Educational Psychology
    • Author, “Group Supervision and Collaborative Reflection in a Remedial Reading Program,” published in Journal of Reading Education
    BEVERLY LYONS

    Professor of Public Administration; Director, Advanced Certificate in Gerontology AdministrationB.A., Queens College, CUNY; M.A., New York University; G.E.C., Hunter-Mount Sinai Geriatric Program; Ph.D., Fordham University

    Specialties:

    Disparities Between Racial/Ethnic Minority and Majority Older Adults, the Use of Alternative and Complementary Medicines Among People of Color, the Impact of Nutrition and Lifestyle throughout the Life Course, Barriers to Advance Health Care Planning Among Older Adults of Color

    Publications:

    • Author, “Cultural food habits among Caribbean-born immigrants: How do chronic kidney disease clients fare?” published in The Journal of Policy Forum
    • Author, “The food habits of Black older adults in New York City: Are these differences between African Americans and Caribbean-born Immigrants,” published in The Journal of Policy Forum
    • Author, “5-A-day fruit and vegetable initiative: How do African American elders fare?” published in African American Research Perspectives
    • Co-author, “The role of print media in reducing health disparities among minorities,” published in African American Research Perspectives
    • Co-author, “Differences between older Black residents of special care units (SCUs) and of traditional units,” published in the Journal of Social Work and Long-Term Care
    • Co-author, “The impact of cognitive impairment, functional impairment, and behavior disorders on affective disorder,” published in the Journal of Social Work and Long-Term Care
    • Co-author, “Reducing health risks and psychological distress among older black residents of naturally occurring retirement communities,” published in the Journal of Gerontological Social Work
    • Author, “Sociocultural differences between American-born and West Indian-born elderly Blacks: A comparative study of health and social service use”
    • Co-author, “Cultural differences in health beliefs: Implications for social work practice in health care settings,” published in Social Work in Health Care

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named a “Rising Teaching Star” by Long Island University Magazine
    • Recipient, National Institute on Aging Research Fellowship at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
    • Recipient: Pilot Investigator’s Award, Resource Center for Minority Aging (RCMAR), Columbia University Center for the Active Life of Minority Elders (CALME)
    • Inductee, Pi Alpha Alpha (honor society)
    • Inductee, Phi Upsilon Omicron (honor society)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Registered Dietitian (R.D.), Commission on Dietetic Registration
    • Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (C.D.N.), New York State Department of Education, Division of Licensing Services
    • Licensed Master Social Worker (L.M.S.W.), New York State Department of Education, Division of Licensing Services
    • Member, National Association of Social Work (NASW)
    • Member, American Dietetic Association (ADA)
    • Member, Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
    • Member, State Society on Aging of New York (SSA)
    • Member, Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn (SUN-B)
    • Member, American Society of Public Administration (ASPA)
    • Member School Representative, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
    AMY MA

    Associate Professor of NursingB.S., Eastern China University of Science and Technology; M.S., Medical University of South Carolina; D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University

    Specialties:

    Primary Care, Geriatric Care, College Health, Minority Health, Workforce Issues, Nursing Shortage, Immigrant Nurses

    Publications:

    • Co-author, Chapter 23 Gastrointestinal Alterations, published in Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families.
    • Co-author, "Otomycosis: diagnosis and treatment review and update," published in The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
    • Co-author, "Demands of Immigration among Chinese Immigrant Nurses," published in International Journal of Nursing Practice.
    • Co-author, "Should Nursing Students be Required to Participate in Actual Birth During Their Obstetric Clinical Experience?" published in The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing.
    • Author, "An Unusual Vacation Experience," published in Nursing stories: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Journey. 

    Affiliations

    President, Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, Manhattan/Bronx Chapter
    Treasure, Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, Brooklyn/Queens Chapter
    Media Speak Person, Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, New York City Area
    Consultant, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
    Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
    Certified Nurse Practitioner in Family Practice
    Certified Trainer, End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

    DIANE R. MAYDICK

    Assistant Professor of NursingB.S.N., Rutger’s, The State University of New Jersey; M.S.N., Hunter College, The City University of New York; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Quality performance and improvement, inter-professional education, marketing, wound, ostomy, continence nursing (including pressure ulcer prevention, treatment, and prevalence studies), quality of life, peristomal complications, and out-of-pocket costs for ostomy management.

    Publications:

    • Maydick, D. (2013).  “Individuals with a Permanent Ostomy:  Quality of Life and Out-of-Pocket Costs for Ostomy Management,” published in Nursing Economic$.

     

    Ethics

    JOSEPH D. FILONOWICZ

    Professor of PhilosophyB.A., Hope College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Moral Philosophy, Psychology of Ethics

    Publications:

    • “Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life” (2008)
    • Introduction, “An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, In Two Discourses (1699)” by Anthony Ashley Cooper
    • Author, “Ethical Sentimentalism Revisited,” published in History of Philosophy Quarterly
    • Author, “Black American Philosophy as American Philosophy: Transcendentalism, Pragmatism, and Black Existentialism,” published in “American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching
    ELLIOTT SCHUMAN

    Professor of PsychologyB.S., U.S. Naval Academy; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Arbitration, Freud, Mediation, Mental Health and Ethics, Psychotherapy, Schizophrenia

    Evolution

    DAVID COHEN

    Dean, Richard L. Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of BiologyB.S., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Biology, Evolution, Plant Morphogenesis

    CAROLE GRIFFITHS

    Associate Professor of BiologyB.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., City College, CUNY; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Evolution of Birds of Prey

    Publications:

    • Author, “Whither Taxonomy?” published in “John Bull’s Birds of New York”
    • Author, “The correlation of protein structure and evolution of protein-coding genes: Phylogenetic inference using cytochrome oxidase III,” published in “Molecular Biology Evolution”
    JOSE G. TELLO

    Assistant Professor of Biology B.Sc., Universidad Ricardo Palma (Lima, Peru); M.Sc., University of Missouri-St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

    Specialties:

    Evolutionary Biology

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    Families

    SAMUEL C. JONES

    Associate Professor of Social WorkB.A., SUNY Stony Brook; M.S.W., D.S.W., Hunter College School of Social Work, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Psycho-Educational Treatment for Families with a Schizophrenic Member, Short-Term Therapy

    SUSANNA JONES, PHD, MSW

    Professor; Chair, Department of Social WorkB.A., California State University, Northridge; M.S.W., San Jose State University; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Immigration Policy and Practice, Single Motherhood, History of the American Family, Marriage and Family Policy, Feminist Theory

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with immigrant clients: Perils and possibilities for social workers,” Families in Society (2012)
    • Co-author, articles published in the Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare (2012); Social Work Practice with Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging Themes (2010); Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work (2009); Socialism & Democracy (2008); and Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs (2008)
    • Author, "Exercising agency, Becoming a single mother: Decision making processes of unmarried women," published in Marriage and Family Review (2008)
    • Author, “Social Work,” published in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (2008)
    • Author, “Lucy Stone,” published in the Dictionary of Modern Philosophers, 1860-1960 (2005)
    • Author, "Review: 'Before Roe: Abortion Policy in the United States' by Paula Nossiff," published by the Association for Research on Mothering (2004)
    • Author, "Review: 'Sing Your Own Song: A Guide for Single Mothers' by Cynthia Orange," published by the Association for Research on Mothering

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter
    • Member, Council on Social Work Education
    • Member, Baccalaureate Program Directors
    • Member, Phi Alpha Iota Chi Social Work Honor Society

    Film & Television

    LARRY L. BANKS

    Associate Professor of Media ArtsB.A., Rutgers University; M.F.A., C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Film, Television and Video Production; Documentaries

    Films:

    • Director of Photography, feature films including “Juice,” “Strapped,” “Fly by Night” and “Substitute 2”
    • Director/Producer/Cinematographer, documentaries including “A Litany for Survival: The Life and Works of Audre Lorde” (1994); “Soul Vietnam/Black Amerasians: Forgotten Casualties of Vietnam” (1995); “John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk” (1996); and “Hands of Light” (2005)
    • Director, “Blues Stories” (1997); “Blackbird” (HD feature, 1998); and “Living the Blues” (2005)
    • Producer, trailer for the HBO series “Jazzman” (2006)
    • Created the look of commercials for brands including Nike, Levi-Strauss and AT&T

    Honors/Awards:

    • Worked alongside esteemed directors such as Spike Lee, Forest Whitaker and Steve Horn
    STUART FISHELSON

    Professor of Media ArtsB.A., M.A., Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Digital Photography, Film Production, Manipulated Polaroid, Video Documentary

    Films:

    • Video, “Reflections on Einstein”
    • Video Documentary, “Povereta Salonika,” about the deportation of the Jews of Salonica and Greece

    Honors/Awards:

    • Award-winning multi-image presentation, “Visions of Einstein”
    CLAIRE GOODMAN

    Chair, Media Arts Department; Associate Professor of Media ArtsB.A., Exeter University (U.K.); M.A., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Documentary Film, Media Aesthetics, Screenwriting

    Films:

    • Associate Producer, “Paris is Burning”
    KEVIN LAUTH

    Associate Dean, Conolly College; Professor of Media Arts B.A., Lehman College, CUNY; M.S., Brooklyn College, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Cable Access Television, Video Production

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    Gay Issues

    PATRICK HORRIGAN

    Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Catholic University; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    19th- and 20th-Century American Culture, Creative Nonfiction Writing, Fiction, Lesbian and Gay Literature

    Publications:

    • Author, “Widescreen Dreams: Growing Up Gay at the Movies,”
    • Author, “Messages for Gary,” a one-act play performed at the New York International Fringe Festival

    Gerontology

    DONNA S. WANG, PHD, LMSW

    Associate Professor, Social Work B.S. Shippensburg University; M.S.W. Temple University; PhD, Fordham University

    Specialties:

    Gerontology, social work education, mental health in ethnic minorities, alternative therapies

    Publications:

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). The benefits of gardening for older adults: A systematic review of the literature. Activities, Adaptation and Aging.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Attitudes toward gay men and lesbian women among heterosexual social work faculty. Journal of Social Work Education.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Faculty knowledge of aging: Results of a national sample. Educational Gerontology.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Connecting older adults generations through a multi-media reminiscence program. Activities, Adaptation and Aging.

    Co-Author, A. (Accepted, in press). “Being Grounded”- Benefits of gardening for older adults in low-income housing. Journal of Housing for the Elderly.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Social workers’ attitudes towards working older adults: A review of the literature. Journal of Social Work Education.

    Author (In press). Review: Transforming Palliative Care in Nursing Homes, The Social Work Role, Edited by Mercedes Bern-Klug. Columbia University Press, NY, 2010. Book review for Activities, Adaptation and Aging. Submitted October 1, 2011.

    Author (2012). Review: Aging our way: Lessons learned for living from 85 and beyond. By Loe, M. Oxford University Press, NY, 2011. Book review for The Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 29 (2), 194-196.

    Co-Author (2012, online). Social work faculty interest in aging: Impact of education, knowledge, comfort, and experience. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education.

    Author (2012). Caregiving for dementia in Asian communities: Implications for practice. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 21, (3) 249-273.

    Author (2012). The use of self and reflective practice in relational teaching and adult learning: A social work perspective. Reflective Practice, 13 (1), 55-63. DOI:10.1080/14623943.2011.616887

    Author (2011). Interdisciplinary methods of treatment of depression in older adults: A primer for practitioners. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 35 (4), 298-314.

    Co-Author (2011). Managing pain in older adults: The benefits of yoga postures, meditation and mindfulness. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 27 (2), 104-109.

    Author (2011). Contextual considerations for effective mental health treatment of Asian Americans. In Malgady, R. (Ed.). Cultural Competence in Assessment, Diagnosis, and Psychotherapy with Ethnic Minorities: Perspectives from Psychology, Social Work, and Education, pg. 61-81. Bentham Science Publishers. eISBN: 978-1-60805-130-4. doi: 10.2174/978160805130410081

    Author (2010). The use of yoga for spiritual development in older adults: A theoretical perspective using socioemotional selectivity theory and gerotranscendence. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 20 (1), 25-27.

    Author (2010). Feasibility of a yoga intervention for enhancing the mental well-being and physical functioning of older adults living in the community. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 34 (2), 85-97.

    Author (2009). The use of yoga for mental and physical health among older adults: a review of the literature. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 19 (1), 91-96.

    Author (2009). Recruitment and retention of older adults: Lessons shared from conducting an intervention study. Perspectives on Social Work, 7 (2), 33-37.

    Author (2004). Service Delivery and Research Considerations for the 85+ Population, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 43 (1), 5-17.

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, AGE-SW
    • Member, Council on Social Work Education
    • Member, Gerontological Association of America
    • Member, International Association of Yoga Therapists
    • Member, National Association of Social Workers
    • Member, Society for Social Work and Research
    • Licensed Social Worker, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    • Licensed Master of Social Work, State of New York
    • Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance
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    Health

    BARRY S. ECKERT

    Dean, School of Health ProfessionsB.S., M.S., State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., School of Medicine, University of Miami

    Specialties:

    Health Professions Education

    LINDA JACOBS

    Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Diagnostic Assessment of Children, School Psychology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Resurrecting the Buried Self: Fairy Tales and the Analytic Encounter.” published in Psychoanalytic Review (2011)
    • Author, “Meeting Beyond the Frame: Extraordinary Demands and Analytic Choices,” published in Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2009)
    • Author, “Parent-Centered Child Work: A Relational Shift in Child Treatment,” published in Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Focused Child Therapy: Attachment, Identification, and Reflective Functions” (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Therapy: A Relational Alternative to Working with Children” (2002)
    • Author, “AIDS Curriculum for School District 15”
    • Author, “Family Origins of Marital Concepts,” published in The CUNY Woman’s Coalition Journal
    • Author, “Onset of Parenting and Stressful Events,” published in The Journal of Prevention
    • Author, “The Psychology of the Rapist and His Victim,” published in “Rape: The First Sourcebook for Women"
    MELISSA LENT

    Associate Director of the Bachelor of Science in Health Science; Assistant Professor of Health ScienceB.A., SUNY Stony Brook; M.S. Ed., LIU Brooklyn; Ed.D., (Courses in progress), LIU Post

    Honors/Awards:

    Recipient, LIU Brooklyn Career Services Administrator of the Year, 2013

    Professional Affiliations

    Member, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
    Member, American Counseling Association

    FRAIDY N. MALTZ

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Community Pharmacy Practice, Diabetes

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “New Therapeutic Options for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Adults,” published in the American Journal of Managed Care
    ROOPALI SHARMA

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.Sc., University of Rhode Island ; Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Emergency Medicine, HIV/AIDS Pharmacotherapy, Infectious Diseases, Toxicology

    Publications:

    • Contributing Editor, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Clinical Issues, Scientific Reviewer, The New York Health-system Pharmacists

    History

    JOSEPH DORINSON

    Professor of HistoryB.A., M.Phil., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    African-American Sports Heroes, Brooklyn, Humor Studies, Jewish History, Popular Culture, Russian Immigration, Sports History

    Publications:

    • Author, “Ethnic Humor: Subversion and Survival,” published in “What’s So Funny? Humor in American Culture”
    • Author, “Anyone Here A Sailor? Popular Entertainment and the Navy”
    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
    • Author, “Jackie’s a Hero Now — But He Wasn’t Always” and “Paul Robeson, All-American,” published in the New York Daily News
    • Co-editor, “Paul Robeson (1898-1976): A Centennial Symposium,” Pennsylvania History
    • Author, “The Educational Alliance: An Institutional Study in Americanization and Acculturation,” published in “Immigration and Ethnicity”
    • Author, “Brooklyn: The Elusive Image,” published in “Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?”
    STACEY HORSTMANN GATTI

    Assistant Professor of HistoryA.B., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

    Specialties:

    History of Feminism, History of Women’s Organizations, United States in the Progressive Era, Women in Politics, Southern History

    Publications:

    • Author, “Mary McLendon: Mother of Suffrage Work in Georgia”
    • Author, “From Thinking Globally to Acting Locally: The Women of the Setauket Library Club (1896-1924),” published in the Long Island Historical Journal
    • Co-author, “Feminism,” published in the Encyclopedia of Democracy
    JORAM WARMUND

    Acting Coordinator, Social Science Division; Chair, History Department; Professor of HistoryB.A., Queens College, CUNY; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    German History, Holocaust History, Modern European History

    Publications:

    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
    LESTER N. WILSON

    Director, United Nations Graduate Certificate Program; Director, Institute for the Study of International Organizations; Professor of HistoryA.B., University of Chicago; B.S., Roosevelt University; ; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

    Specialties:

    History of 17th-Century France, International Organizations

    YAFENG XIA

    Professor of HistoryB.A., Nanjing Normal University; M.A., Nanjing Normal University; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

    Publications:

    Co-author, Mao and the Demise of the Sino-Soviet Alliance: The Chinese Perspective, 1959-1973 (Harvard Cold War Studies book series) (2015)
    Co-author, Mao and the Rise of the Sino-Soviet Alliance: The Chinese Perspective, 1945-1959 (Harvard Cold War Studies book series) (2015)
    Co-author, “1972 Beijing: Mao and Nixon Summit,” in David Reynolds and Kristina Spohr eds., Cold War Summitry: Transcending the Division of Europe, 1970-90 (2015)
    Co-author, “Refuting Two Historical Myths: A New Interpretation of Sino-North Korean Relations,” in Carla Freeman ed., Chinese Perspectives on North Korea (2015)
    Co-author, A Political Duet: The Twentieth Congress of the CPSU, the CCP's Eighth Congress and the Sino-Soviet Relations, published in Modern China Studies (2015)
    Co-author, “New Trends in the Study of Cold War History in China, 2000-2014,” published in World History Quarterly (2015)
    Co-author, “China’s Last Ally: Beijing’s Policy toward North Korea during U.S.-China Rapprochement, 1970-1975,” Diplomatic History, vol. 38, no. 5 (2014)
    Co-author, “Chinese Policies toward Korean Cross-Border Migration and Chinese-North Korean Relations, 1950-1962,” published in Journal of Cold War Studies (2014)
    Co-author, Jockeying for Leadership: Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, October 1961-July 1964, published in Journal of Cold War Studies (2014)
    Author, “Zhou Enlai and the Sino-American Rapprochement, 1969-1972,” in Artemy Kalinovsky and Craig Daigle eds., The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War (2014)
    Co-author, A Contested Border: A Historical Investigation into the Sino-Korean Border Issue, 1950-1964, published in Asian Perspective (2013)
    Author, People's Republic of China, in "The Ashgate Research Companion to the Korean War" (2014)
    Author, The Rise of China in the Twenty-First Century, in "Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy: A Diplomatic History" (2012)
    Co-author, ZhongMei 8.17 gongba huigu yu zhanwang (The August 17, 1982 U.S.-China Joint Communiqué:  30th Anniversary Retrospective and Prospects Reevaluating the Taiwan Factor in U.S.-China Relations), published in "Lengzhan guojishi yanjiu" (Cold War International History Studies) (2012)
    Co-author, Recent Trends in the Study of Cold War History in China, in ECNU-Wilson Center Cold War Studies Initiative, published inOccasional Paper # 1
    Co-author, China and the Post-War Reconstruction of North Korea, 1953-1961, in North Korea International Documentation Project, published in Working Paper # 4
    Co-author, Between Aid and Restriction: Changing Soviet Policies toward China's Nuclear Weapons Program: 1954-1960, NPIHP, published in Working Paper # 2
    Co-author, Between Aid and Restriction: The Soviet Union's Changing Policies on China's Nuclear Weapons Program, 1954-1960, published in Asian Perspective
    Author, Jin shinian lai Mei Ying liangguo xueshujie dui lengzhanshi yanjiu shuping, in "Shixue jikan" (Collected Papers of History Studies)
    Co-author, Mao Zedong's Erroneous Decision during the Korean War – China's Rejection of the UN Cease-fire Resolution in Early 1951, published in Asian Perspective
    Co-author, 'Whirlwind' of China: Zhou Enlai's Shuttle Diplomacy in 1957 and Its Effect, published in Cold War History
    Co-author, The Great Leap Forward, the People's Communes and the Sino-Soviet Split, published in Journal of Contemporary China
    Co-author, Vacillating between Revolution and Détente: Mao's Changing Psyche and Policy toward the U.S., 1969-1976, published in Diplomatic History
    Author, Mao Zedong, in "Mental Maps in the Cold War Era, 1945-68"
    Author, "Negotiating with the Enemy: U.S.-China Talks during the Cold War, 1949-1972"
    Author, Wang Jiaxiang: New China's First Ambassador and the CCP's First Director of International Liaison Department, published in American Journal of Chinese Studies
    Author, New Evidence for China's Role in the Hungarian Crisis of October 1956: A Note, published in The International History Review
    Author, Shilun Nikesong zhengfu duiwai zhengce juece de jizhi, guocheng yu zhuyao renyuan (On the Structures, Processes and Personalities in the Nixon Administration's Foreign Policy Decision-making), in "Shixue jikan (Collected Papers of History Studies)
    Author, Nikesong zhuyi' yu Meiguo duiwai zhengce de tiaozheng (The Nixon Doctrine and U.S. Foreign Policy Change), Zhonggong dangshi yanjiu, published in CCP History Studies
    Co-author, Hidden Currents during the Honeymoon -- Mao Zedong, Khrushchev and the 1957 Moscow Conference, published in Journal of Cold War Studies
    Co-author, Competing for Leadership: Split or Détente in the Sino-Soviet Bloc, published in The International History Review
    Author, Myth or Reality: Factional Politics, U.S.-China Relations, and Mao Zedong's Psychology in His Sunset Years, 1972-1976, published in The Journal of American-East Asian Relations
    Author, The Study of Cold War International History in China—A Review of the Last Twenty Years, published in Journal of Cold War Studies
    Author, Chongping liushi niandai Zhong Mei dashiji huitan (A Reappraisal of Sino-American Ambassadorial Talks in the 1960s), published in Lengzhan Guojishi Yanjiu (Cold War International History Studies)
    Author, New Scholarship and Directions in the Study of the Diplomatic History of the People's Republic of China, published in The Chinese Historical Review
    Author, China's Elite Politics and Sino-American Rapprochement, January 1969-February 1972, published in Journal of Cold War Studies
    Author, Negotiating at Cross-Purposes: Sino-American Ambassadorial Talks, 1961-1968, published in Diplomacy and Statecraft
    Author, Vietnam for Taiwan? – A Reappraisal of Nixon-Zhou Enlai Negotiation on Shanghai Communiqué, published in American Review of China Studies
    Author, The Taiwan Issue in Sino-American Rapprochement Negotiations, in "Taiwan in the 21st Century"

    Honors/Awards:

    Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (September 2011-June 2012)
    Recipient, The Abraham Krasnoff Memorial Award for Scholarly Achievement, Long Island University's Highest Academic Award of LIU (2010)
    Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (June-August, 2010)
    Recipient, Faculty Research Grant, Long Island University (2006)
    Recipient, Lee Hysan Visiting Scholar Grant (2006)
    Recipient, IGCA Best Dissertation Award, Institute for Global Chinese Affairs, University of Maryland (2004)
    Recipient, Richard Farrell Prize for Best Dissertation in the History Department, University of Maryland (2003/2004)

    Affiliations

    • Member, American Historical Association (2000-present)
    • Member, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (2001-present)
    • Member, Phi Alpha Theta (2002-present)
    • Member and Board of Directors, Chinese Historians in the United States (2001-present)

    HIV-AIDS

    LINDA JACOBS

    Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Diagnostic Assessment of Children, School Psychology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Resurrecting the Buried Self: Fairy Tales and the Analytic Encounter.” published in Psychoanalytic Review (2011)
    • Author, “Meeting Beyond the Frame: Extraordinary Demands and Analytic Choices,” published in Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2009)
    • Author, “Parent-Centered Child Work: A Relational Shift in Child Treatment,” published in Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Focused Child Therapy: Attachment, Identification, and Reflective Functions” (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Therapy: A Relational Alternative to Working with Children” (2002)
    • Author, “AIDS Curriculum for School District 15”
    • Author, “Family Origins of Marital Concepts,” published in The CUNY Woman’s Coalition Journal
    • Author, “Onset of Parenting and Stressful Events,” published in The Journal of Prevention
    • Author, “The Psychology of the Rapist and His Victim,” published in “Rape: The First Sourcebook for Women"
    ROOPALI SHARMA

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.Sc., University of Rhode Island ; Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Emergency Medicine, HIV/AIDS Pharmacotherapy, Infectious Diseases, Toxicology

    Publications:

    • Contributing Editor, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Clinical Issues, Scientific Reviewer, The New York Health-system Pharmacists

    Holism

    MICHAEL JAMES KAVIC

    Assistant Professor of Physics, Full-TimeB.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Physics)
    B.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Astrophysics); M.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Physics); Ph.D., Virginia Tech (Physics)

    Specialties:

    Quantum Gravity, Astrophysics

    Publications:

    Co-author, "Modeling Time's Arrow," published in Entropy.
    Co-author, "Probing the climatological impact of a cosmic ray-cloud connection through low-frequency radio observations,"  published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics.
    Co-Author, "A Precision Test for an Extra Spatial Dimension Using Black Hole - Pulsar Binaries," published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
    Co-author, "Astrophysical Tests of Extra dimensional Models,"  published in the Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
    Co-author, "On the Origin of Time and the Universe," published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.
    Co-author, "The Big Bang as the Ultimate Traffic Jam,"  published in the International Journal of Modern Physics D.
    Author, "Quantum gravitational astrophysics," published in Nuclear Physics B- Proceedings Supplements.
    Co-author, "Searching for Transient Pulses with the ETA Radio Telescope", published in ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems.
    Co-author, "Transient Astrophysical Pulses and Quantum Gravity," published in International Journal of Modern Physics D.
    Co-author, "Transient Pulses from Exploding Primordial Black Holes as a Signature of an Extra Dimension," published in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.
    Co-author, "Time and M-theory", published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.
    Co-author, "Fine structure of dark energy and new physics,"  published in Advances in High Energy Physics.
    Author, "Matching Weak Coupling and Quasiclassical Expansions for Dual QES Problems," published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.

    Professional Affiliations

    Referee, Physical Review & Research International
    Member, American Astronomical Association (AAS)
    Referee, Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science
    Member, American Physical Society (APS)
    Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews, American Mathematical Society

    KATHLEEN KESSON

    Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership; Professor of Teaching, Learning and LeadershipB.A., Flaming Rainbow University (through Westminster College’s University Without Walls Program) ; M.Ed., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

    Specialties:

    Teacher Research and Inquiry, Critical Theory and Critical Pedagogy, Aesthetics in Education, Spirituality in Education, Democracy and Education, Young Adult Literature

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “(De)liberating curriculum and pedagogy: Exploring the promise and perils of ‘scientifically-based’ approaches”
    • Editor, “Defending public schools: Teaching for a democratic society”
    • Co-author, “Curriculum wisdom: Educational decisions in democratic societies”
    • Co-author, “Understanding democratic curriculum leadership”
    • Co-author, “Reconceptualizing professional development for curriculum leadership: Inspired by John Dewey and informed by Alain Badiou,” published in Educational Philosophy and Theory
    • Co-author, “Descriptive inquiry: A contemplative approach to classroom-based research,” published in Teachers College Record
    • Author, “For the love of frogs: Promoting ecological sensitivity through the arts,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Inhuman powers and ‘Terrible Things’: The theory and practice of alienated labor in urban schools,” published in The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies
    • Author, “Different approaches to citizenship education,” published in Social Science Docket
    • Author, “Jung’s archetypal psychology and teacher development,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Doing good science: On the virtues of simply ‘messing about,’” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Contemplative spirituality, currere, and social transformation: Finding our ‘way,’” published in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
    • Author, “Thinking against from within: Reconstituting the university as a democratic space,” published in The Vermont Connection
    • Co-author, “Integrated curriculum and service learning: Linking school-based knowledge and social action,” published in English Education
    • Author, “The foundations of holism: Some philosophical and political dilemmas,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Eco-logos: Postmodern revelations and the recovery of archaic wisdoms,” published in JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “The unfinished puzzle: Toward a dynamic holism,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “A neo-humanist model of education,” Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Malefic generosity,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Human ecology curriculum,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Teacher as researcher,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Cultivating democratic character: Reconceptualising “citizenship” for a partnership era,” published in “Alternative Educational Futures: Pedagogies for an Emergent World”
    • Author, “Teaching,” published in “Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: The Effects of School Reform in a Neoliberal/Neoconservative Age”
    • Co-author, “Descriptive inquiry as transformative teacher preparation,” published in “Curriculum for a Progressive, Provocative, Poetic, and Public Pedagogy”
    • Author, “An inhuman power: Alienated labor in low-performing schools,” published in “Defending Public Schools: Teaching For A Democratic Society”
    • Co-author, “Cultivating democratic curriculum judgments: Toward a mature profession,” published in “Defending Public Schools: Teaching For A Democratic Society”
    • Co-author, “Democratic education and the creation of the just and loving community,” published in “Creativity And Collaborative Learning: A Practical Guide To Empowering Students And Teachers”
    • Co-author, “On the need for a new theory of experience,” published in “Curriculum Visions”
    • Author, “Tantra: The quest for the ecstatic mind,” published in “Nurturing Our Wholeness”
    • Author, “Contemplative spirituality, currere, and social transformation: Finding our ‘way,’” published in “Educational Yearning: The Journey Of The Spirit And Democratic Education”
    • Co-author, “Curriculum work as public intellectual leadership” published in the proceedings of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference
    • Author, “Investigating spiritual experience: Progressive pedagogy and the nonrational,” published in “Higher Education And Democracy: Experiments In Progressive Pedagogy At Goddard College”
    • Author, “Critical theory and holistic education: Carrying on the conversation,” published in “The Renewal Of Meaning In Education”
    • Author, “Curriculum theory and pedagogic practice: Troubling the split between idea and lived experience,” published in The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy
    • Author, “The spiritual dimensions of curriculum,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Co-author, “Review: ‘Intellectual advancement through disciplinarity’ by William F. Pinar,” published in Educational Researcher
    • Author, “Review: ‘Re-envisioning education and democracy’ by Ruthanne Kurth-Schai and Charles R. Green,” published in Teachers College Record
    • Author, “Review: ‘The primal, the modern, and the vital center: A theory of balanced culture in a living place’ by Donald W. Oliver, Julie Canniff and Jouni Korhonen,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Co-author, “Review: ‘The lure of the transcendent: Collected essays by Dwayne E. Huebner’ edited by Vikki Hillis,” published in Curriculum Inquiry
    • Author, “Review: ‘Experience and education’ by John Dewey,” published in Teacher Magazine
    • Author, “Review: ‘The universal schoolhouse’ by James Moffett,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Review: ‘Holistic education: Some Australian explorations’ by David and Helen Dufty,” published in the Australian Journal of Curriculum Inquiry
    • Author, “Review of the work of C.A. Bowers,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Three Poems from San Francisco Series,” published in Downtown Brooklyn

    Honors/Awards:

    • Elected Member, Professors of Curriculum
    • Recipient, Ted Aoki Award, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
    • Holmes Scholar, Oklahoma State University
    • Recipient, Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, Oklahoma State University
    • Dean J. Andrew Holley Scholarship, Oklahoma State University
    • Best Paper Award, Wholistic Education SIG American Education Research Association

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
    • Member, International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
    • Member, American Education Research Association
    • Member, John Dewey Society
    • Member, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
    • Member, Editorial Boards of the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Teacher Inquiry and Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    JOSEPH P. NATHAN

    Director, International Drug Information Center and the Pharmacy Student Computer Laboratory; Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; M.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; Pharm.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    Specialties:

    Drug Information Services, Drug Information Literacy

    Publications:

    • Co-author, articles in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHP), the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA), the Annals of Pharmacotherapy, and Hospital Pharmacy
    ELLIOTT SCHUMAN

    Professor of PsychologyB.S., U.S. Naval Academy; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Arbitration, Freud, Mediation, Mental Health and Ethics, Psychotherapy, Schizophrenia

    Holocaust

    JOSEPH DORINSON

    Professor of HistoryB.A., M.Phil., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    African-American Sports Heroes, Brooklyn, Humor Studies, Jewish History, Popular Culture, Russian Immigration, Sports History

    Publications:

    • Author, “Ethnic Humor: Subversion and Survival,” published in “What’s So Funny? Humor in American Culture”
    • Author, “Anyone Here A Sailor? Popular Entertainment and the Navy”
    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
    • Author, “Jackie’s a Hero Now — But He Wasn’t Always” and “Paul Robeson, All-American,” published in the New York Daily News
    • Co-editor, “Paul Robeson (1898-1976): A Centennial Symposium,” Pennsylvania History
    • Author, “The Educational Alliance: An Institutional Study in Americanization and Acculturation,” published in “Immigration and Ethnicity”
    • Author, “Brooklyn: The Elusive Image,” published in “Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?”
    JORAM WARMUND

    Acting Coordinator, Social Science Division; Chair, History Department; Professor of HistoryB.A., Queens College, CUNY; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    German History, Holocaust History, Modern European History

    Publications:

    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”

    Human Rights

    KIMBERLY F. JONES

    Associate Professor of HistoryB.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

    Specialties:

    African Presence in Latin America, Race Relations in Brazil

    Humor

    JOSEPH DORINSON

    Professor of HistoryB.A., M.Phil., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    African-American Sports Heroes, Brooklyn, Humor Studies, Jewish History, Popular Culture, Russian Immigration, Sports History

    Publications:

    • Author, “Ethnic Humor: Subversion and Survival,” published in “What’s So Funny? Humor in American Culture”
    • Author, “Anyone Here A Sailor? Popular Entertainment and the Navy”
    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
    • Author, “Jackie’s a Hero Now — But He Wasn’t Always” and “Paul Robeson, All-American,” published in the New York Daily News
    • Co-editor, “Paul Robeson (1898-1976): A Centennial Symposium,” Pennsylvania History
    • Author, “The Educational Alliance: An Institutional Study in Americanization and Acculturation,” published in “Immigration and Ethnicity”
    • Author, “Brooklyn: The Elusive Image,” published in “Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?”
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    Immigration

    KLAUDIA M. RIVERA

    Professor of Education; Director, I-START Program; Coordinator, TESOL Program & Early Childhood ProgramB.A., Central American University (Nicaragua); M.S., Bank Street College of Education; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Participatory and Popular Education and Research, Critical Pedagogy, Language and Literacy, Biliteracy, Language Policy, TESOL, Community-based Education, Family Literacy

    Publications:

    • Co-editor and author, “Adult biliteracy: Sociocultural and programmatic responses” (2008)
    • Author, “Sociocultural perspectives and classroom practice,” published in “Working with English language learners: Perspectives and practice” (2005)
    • Co-author, “How threatened is the Spanish of New York Puerto Ricans?” published in “Can threatened languages be saved? Reversing language shift revisited: A 21st century perspective” (2001)
    • Author, “Popular research and social transformation: A community-based approach to critical pedagogy,” published in TESOL Quarterly (1999)
    • Author, “From developing one’s voice to making oneself heard: Affecting language policy from the bottom up,” published in “Socio- political perspectives on language policy and language planning” (1999)
    • Author, “Native language literacy and adult ESL instruction,” published in ERIC Digest (1999)
    • Author, “El Barrio Popular Education,” published in “Many families, many literacies: An international declaration of principles” (1997)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, The David Newton Award for Teaching Excellence, Long Island University
    • Recipient, Literacy Recognition Award. Literacy Assistance Center
    • Member, Latina Rights Initiative at the IV United Nations World Conference on Women and the NGO Forum on Women (Beijing, China)
    • Research Fellow, National Institute of Education at the Latino Institute

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    • Member, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Member, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
    • Member, International Reading Association (IRA)
    • Member, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
    • Member, WE Learn: Women and Literacy

    Infectious Disease

    NINO MARZELLA

    Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    Publications:

    • Author, “Statins and the Cytochrome P-450 system,” published in the New York Harbor Clinical Pharmacy Newsletter

    International Organizations

    KIMBERLY F. JONES

    Associate Professor of HistoryB.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

    Specialties:

    African Presence in Latin America, Race Relations in Brazil

    LESTER N. WILSON

    Director, United Nations Graduate Certificate Program; Director, Institute for the Study of International Organizations; Professor of HistoryA.B., University of Chicago; B.S., Roosevelt University; ; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

    Specialties:

    History of 17th-Century France, International Organizations

    Italian-American Culture

    LOUIS J. PARASCANDOLA

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; M.L.S., Pratt Institute; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    19th-Century English Literature; Italian-American Culture; Literature of the African Diaspora, including Anglophone Caribbean Literature

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    GLORIA A. COOPER

    Associate Professor of MusicB.S., M.M.Ed., University of Missouri, Columbia; Ed.D, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Jazz Piano, Jazz Singing

    Performances:

    • Pianist and Singer, the Jazz Workshop and the Pier 47 Jazz Club, San Francisco, Calif.
    • Accompanist for Gloria Lynne, Chicago Jazz Festival
    • Pianist and Singer, The Blue Note, Birdland, Maxims and Rainbow and Stars in New York City 
    • Taught workshops in the U.S., Japan, Europe and Africa
    SAM NEWSOME

    Associate Professor of MusicB.A., Berklee College of Music; M.M., Purchase College, SUNY

    Specialties:

    Saxophone (Jazz)

    Recordings:

    • “The Roumanian-American Jazz Suite,” Jazzaway Records (2008)
    • “Monk Abstractions,” Some New Music (2007)

    Journalism

    DONALD ALLPORT BIRD

    Professor of JournalismA.B., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

    Specialties:

    American Folklore, Assassination and Mass Media, Metropolitan Daily Tabloid Journalism, Popular Culture, Rumor and Gossip

    RALPH ENGELMAN

    Chair, Journalism Department; Senior Professor of Journalism & Communication Studies; Faculty Coordinator, George Polk Awards; Faculty Athletics Representative; Administrator, Theodore E. Kruglak Fellowship in International Reporting. B.A., Earlham College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Washington University

    Specialties:

    Journalism and media history; communication law; public broadcasting; critical communication and cultural studies.

    Publications:

    • Professor Engelman is the author of  “Friendlyvision: Fred Friendly and the Rise and Fall of Television Journalism,” with an Introduction by Morley Safer (NY: Columbia University Press, 2009) and  “Public Radio and Television in America: A Political History” (Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1996).  His “The Origins of Public Access Cable Television,” Journalism Monographs (No. 123, October 1990), has been translated into Japanese and Portuguese.

    • Dr. Engelman is a media historian who has published widely in American and foreign scholarly journals.  His articles and reviews have appeared in The Yale Review, American Journalism, Journalism History, The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Television Quarterly, Journalism Quarterly, Current, Javnost/The Public (Slovenia) and Publizistik: Viertelsjahrhefte fuer Kommunikationsforschung (Germany).

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    Latin American and Caribbean Studies

    HALBERT BARTON

    Associate Professor of AnthropologyB.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

    Specialties:

    Afro-Caribbean Drum-Dancing (particularly the Puerto Rican Bomba), Latin American Studies

    Publications:

    • Author, “El espacio social como tambor: Bomba en la época post-patriarchal” published in “A Gathering of Poets and Players: Voice and Performance in Caribbean Culture(s)”
    GAIL-ANN G. GREAVES-VENZEN

    Chair, Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre; Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Ph.D., Howard University

    Specialties:

    Calypso; Cultures of the Caribbean, the United States and Africa; Intercultural Communication; Rhetoric

    MARIA MCGARRITY

    Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Rutgers University ; M.A., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., University of Miami

    Specialties:

    Irish, Caribbean, Modern British, and Postcolonial Literatures and Theory; Twentieth-Century and Transatlantic Studies.

    Publications:

    Book

    • Washed by the Gulf Stream: the Historic and Geographic Relation of Irish and Caribbean Literature. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2008.

    Edited Volume

    • Irish Modernism and the Global Primitive, co-edited collection with Claire Culleton. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

    Articles

    • “Hell’s Kitchen as Contact Zone: The African in Jim Sheridan’s In America,” College Language Association Journal. 51 (2008): 304-323.
    • “‘I’m a Naughty Girl’: Prostitution and Outsider Women in James Joyce’s ‘The Boarding House’ and Eric Walrond’s ‘The Palm Porch,’” with co-author, Louis J. Parascandola, College Language Association Journal. 50 (2006): 141-161.
    • “Mary Seacole’s Wonderful Adventures: an Eastward Economy of Disease,” Victorians Institute Journal. 34 (2006):127-144.
    • “The Gulf Stream and the Epic Drives of Joyce and Walcott.” Ariel: a Review of International English Literature. 34 (2003): 1-22.
    • “The ‘Houses of decay’ and Shakespeare’s ‘Sonnet XIII:’ Another Nexus in ‘Proteus.’” James Joyce Quarterly. 35 (1997): 153-155.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Long Island University, Office of Sponsored Research, Intramural Research Grant, 2010
      -research at the British Library examining the Harriet Shaw Weaver and Roger Casement papers to examine conceptions of Primitivism in Irish Modernism
    • Columbia University, University Seminars, Leonard Hastings Schoff Grant, 2008
      - subvention to support the publication of Washed by the Gulf Stream: the Historic and Geographic Relation of Irish and Caribbean Literature.
    • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, Summer Seminar, 2007, Trinity College Dublin, “James Joyce’s Ulysses: Texts and Contexts”
      -research at the Library of Trinity College Dublin and the National Library of Ireland exploring Irish Primitivism through James Joyce, Roger Casement, and the Congo.
    • University of Miami, Center for Latin American Studies, Doctoral Research Grant, 2000-2001
      -research at the National Library at the Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, examining the papers of Peter Browne Howe, Marquess of Sligo, last Governor of Jamaica under slavery.
    • University of Miami, Department of English, Doctoral Research Grant, 2001
      -research at the National Library of Ireland and Library of Trinity College Dublin using the NLI’s Index of the Irish Abroad, West Indies
    GREGARY J. RACZ

    Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and LiteratureB.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specialties:

    Translation Studies, Literary Theory, Comparative Literature, Poetics

    Publications:

    • Translator, “Life Is a Dream” by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Penguin Classics
    • Translator, “Fuenteovejuna” by Lope de Vega, Norton Anthology of Drama
    • Editor, “Three Comedies by Jaime Salom,” University Press of Colorado
    • Editor, “Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) As Writer and Social Critic,” Edwin Mellen Press
    • Author, “British Models, Methinks: Translating Jaime Salom’s ‘Renaissance’ for Contemporary American Audiences,” published by ESTRENO Studies in Contemporary Theater
    • Author, “Strategies of Deletion in Pablo Neruda’s Romeo y Julieta,” published in “Latin American Shakespeares”
    • Author, “Trimming Whitman’s Leaves of Grass: Borges as Translator of ‘Song of Myself’,” in “Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) As Writer and Social Critic”
    • Author, “Straight to the Source: Using Phaedrus and La Fontaine to Retranslate Fable V, 25, of Félix María Samaniego,” published by Romanic Review
    • Author, “Two Modes of Rereading in the Twentieth-Century Novel,” in “Second Thoughts: A Focus on Rereading”
    • Translator, “Gerona” by Benito Pérez Galdós

    Honors/Awards:

    • Honorary Member, Alpha Chi (National College Honor Scholarship Society)
    • Recipient, Crossing Boundaries Award (for translation), International Quarterly
    • Recipient, Carpeta de poesía Award, Luz Bilingual Publishing Poetry Translation Contest
    • Recipient, Sidney Sulkin Award for Prose, Poet Lore

    Professional Affiliations

    • Vice President, American Literary Translators Association (ALTA)
    • Member, American Translators Association (ATA)
    • Member, Modern Language Association (MLA)
    • Member, American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA)
    JOSÉ RÁMÓN SÁNCHEZ

    Chair, Urban Studies Department; Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Columbia University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Political Theory, Power, Puerto Rican Politics, Political Science Methods and Writing, Urban Studies, Housing

    Publications:

    • Author, “Notice of Eviction: The History of Puerto Rican Housing in New York City 1920-1980,” published in Centro Journal
    • Author, “The Permanent Housing Shortage: The New York Experience”
    • Author, “Puerto Ricans and the Door of Participation in U.S. Politics,” published in “Hispanic Cultures of the United States”
    • Author, “Puerto Rican Politics in New York: A Critique of Second Hand Theory,” published in “Latinos in New York”
    • Author, “Boricua Power; A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States”
    • Co-author, “The Iraq Papers”

    Law

    RALPH ENGELMAN

    Chair, Journalism Department; Senior Professor of Journalism & Communication Studies; Faculty Coordinator, George Polk Awards; Faculty Athletics Representative; Administrator, Theodore E. Kruglak Fellowship in International Reporting. B.A., Earlham College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Washington University

    Specialties:

    Journalism and media history; communication law; public broadcasting; critical communication and cultural studies.

    Publications:

    • Professor Engelman is the author of  “Friendlyvision: Fred Friendly and the Rise and Fall of Television Journalism,” with an Introduction by Morley Safer (NY: Columbia University Press, 2009) and  “Public Radio and Television in America: A Political History” (Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1996).  His “The Origins of Public Access Cable Television,” Journalism Monographs (No. 123, October 1990), has been translated into Japanese and Portuguese.

    • Dr. Engelman is a media historian who has published widely in American and foreign scholarly journals.  His articles and reviews have appeared in The Yale Review, American Journalism, Journalism History, The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Television Quarterly, Journalism Quarterly, Current, Javnost/The Public (Slovenia) and Publizistik: Viertelsjahrhefte fuer Kommunikationsforschung (Germany).

    Literature

    CAROL ALLEN

    Professor of EnglishB.A., M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Rutgers University

    Specialties:

    American, Caribbean and African-American Literature; Black Women Intellectuals; Women’s Studies

    MICHAEL BENNETT

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Whitman College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Specialties:

    Abolition Movement, African-American Literature, Slavery, Urban Ecological Criticism

    Publications:

    • Co-editor, “Recovering the Body: Self-Representations by African American Women”
    • Co-editor, “The Nature of Cities: Ecocriticism and Urban Environments”
    • Author, “The Nature of Slavery: Frederick Douglass and Anti-Pastoralism,” published in “Beyond Nature Writing”
    • Co-author, “We Can See Them, But We Can’t Hear Them: LGBT Members of African American Families,” published in “Queer Families, Queer Politics: Challenging Culture and the State”
    • Author, “African American Families and Public Policy: The Legacy of the Moynihan Report,” published in “African Americans and the Public Agenda: The Paradoxes of Public Policy”
    LEAH DILWORTH

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Oberlin College; M.A., M. Phil., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University

    Specialties:

    American literature and cultural studies.

    Publications:

    • Author, “Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past,” published in Smithsonian
    • Editor, Acts of Possession: Collecting in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
    • Author, “1884. The Southwest.” A New Literary History of America. Eds. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
    • Author, “Lost and Found at the City Reliquary.” Glowlab.04 “Forgotten.” September-October 2005. www.glowlab.com.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Long Island University Trustees’ Award for Scholarly Achievement
    • Honorary member, Alpha Lambda Delta
    • Recipient, Whiting Fellowship
    • Recipient, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship
    • Recipient, John F. Enders Fellowship
    • Recipient, Yale University Fellowship
    • Recipient, Margaret Goodwin Meacham Scholarship

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Modern Language Association
    • Member, American Studies Association
    • Member, New York Metro American Studies Association
    • Founding Board Member, The City Reliquary Museum
    • Former Board Member, Transportation Alternatives
    SEALY ANN GILLES

    Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Carleton College; M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Medieval British literature, lyric poetry, Irish literature

    Publications:

    Co-author, "An Irishwoman in China," Studies in Travel Writing (2008)
    Co-author, "Professionalizing Chaucer: John Matthews Manly, Edith Rickert, and the Canterbury Tales as Cultural Capital," Reading Medieval Culture: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Hanning (2005)
    Author, "Love and Disease in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde," Studies in the Age of Chaucer (2003)
    Author, "Text as Arena: Lament and Gnome in The Wanderer," in The Rhetorical Poetics of the Middle Ages: Reconstructive Polyphony (2000)
    Co-editor, Text and Territory: Geographical Imagination in the European Middle Ages (1998)
    Author, "Territorial Interpolations in the Old English Orosius," in Text and Territory: Geographical Imagination in the European Middle Ages (1998)
    Author, "Ne... Sequences in Old English and Old Irish" in Voices in Translation (1992)

    Honors/Awards:

    Recipient, David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching, LIU
    Recipient, NSIOD Excellence in Teaching Award - 1998
    Recipient, SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Fellow, NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, Chaucer in the Twentieth Century
    Fellow, NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde and the Literature of Love
    NYU-SCE Award for Teaching Excellence, 1988
    NYU-SCE Research Grants, New York University, 1988, 1990

    Professional Affiliations

    International Society of Anglo-Saxonists      
    Medieval Academy of America
    Medieval Club of New York
    Modern Language Association
    New Chaucer Society

    PATRICK HORRIGAN

    Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Catholic University; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    19th- and 20th-Century American Culture, Creative Nonfiction Writing, Fiction, Lesbian and Gay Literature

    Publications:

    • Author, “Widescreen Dreams: Growing Up Gay at the Movies,”
    • Author, “Messages for Gary,” a one-act play performed at the New York International Fringe Festival
    MARIA MCGARRITY

    Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., Rutgers University ; M.A., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., University of Miami

    Specialties:

    Irish, Caribbean, Modern British, and Postcolonial Literatures and Theory; Twentieth-Century and Transatlantic Studies.

    Publications:

    Book

    • Washed by the Gulf Stream: the Historic and Geographic Relation of Irish and Caribbean Literature. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2008.

    Edited Volume

    • Irish Modernism and the Global Primitive, co-edited collection with Claire Culleton. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

    Articles

    • “Hell’s Kitchen as Contact Zone: The African in Jim Sheridan’s In America,” College Language Association Journal. 51 (2008): 304-323.
    • “‘I’m a Naughty Girl’: Prostitution and Outsider Women in James Joyce’s ‘The Boarding House’ and Eric Walrond’s ‘The Palm Porch,’” with co-author, Louis J. Parascandola, College Language Association Journal. 50 (2006): 141-161.
    • “Mary Seacole’s Wonderful Adventures: an Eastward Economy of Disease,” Victorians Institute Journal. 34 (2006):127-144.
    • “The Gulf Stream and the Epic Drives of Joyce and Walcott.” Ariel: a Review of International English Literature. 34 (2003): 1-22.
    • “The ‘Houses of decay’ and Shakespeare’s ‘Sonnet XIII:’ Another Nexus in ‘Proteus.’” James Joyce Quarterly. 35 (1997): 153-155.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Long Island University, Office of Sponsored Research, Intramural Research Grant, 2010
      -research at the British Library examining the Harriet Shaw Weaver and Roger Casement papers to examine conceptions of Primitivism in Irish Modernism
    • Columbia University, University Seminars, Leonard Hastings Schoff Grant, 2008
      - subvention to support the publication of Washed by the Gulf Stream: the Historic and Geographic Relation of Irish and Caribbean Literature.
    • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, Summer Seminar, 2007, Trinity College Dublin, “James Joyce’s Ulysses: Texts and Contexts”
      -research at the Library of Trinity College Dublin and the National Library of Ireland exploring Irish Primitivism through James Joyce, Roger Casement, and the Congo.
    • University of Miami, Center for Latin American Studies, Doctoral Research Grant, 2000-2001
      -research at the National Library at the Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, examining the papers of Peter Browne Howe, Marquess of Sligo, last Governor of Jamaica under slavery.
    • University of Miami, Department of English, Doctoral Research Grant, 2001
      -research at the National Library of Ireland and Library of Trinity College Dublin using the NLI’s Index of the Irish Abroad, West Indies
    LOUIS J. PARASCANDOLA

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; M.L.S., Pratt Institute; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    19th-Century English Literature; Italian-American Culture; Literature of the African Diaspora, including Anglophone Caribbean Literature

    ROBERT PATTISON

    Professor of EnglishA.B., Yale University; M.A., University of Sussex; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    British Literature, History of Ideas

    Publications:

    • Author, “The Great Dissent: John Henry Newman and the Liberal Heresy” (1991)
    • Author, “The Triumph of Vulgarity” (1987)
    • Author, “On Literacy” (1982)
    • Author, “Tennyson and Tradition” (1980)
    • Author, “The Child Figure in English Literature” (1978)
    • Author, “Can Education Civilize?” published in Academic Questions (2004)
    • Author, articles on Walter Bagehot, Evolution, Football, Edmund Gosse, A.E. Housman, Lord John Russell and Leslie Stephen, published in The Encyclopedia of the Victorian Era (2004)
    • Author, “Rock and Romanticism: On the Road to Nowhere,” published in “Vi har alltid vært romantiske: En bok om det moderne” (2001)
    • Co-author, "A Guide to the Pronunciation of the Scientific Names for Harmful Algae," published in The Journal of Applied Phycology (2000)
    • Author, "The Mean Machine," published in The Nation (1988)
    • Author, "The Stupidity Crisis," published in the ADE Bulletin (1988)
    • Author, “Review: E.D. Hirsch's ‘Cultural Literacy and Allan Bloom's Closing of the American Mind,’” The Nation (1987)
    • Author, "Connect the Dots," published in The Nation (1987)
    • Author, "A Mirror for Magistrates," published in The Nation (1986)
    • Author, "Literacy: Confessions of a Heretic," published in “Language, Schooling, and Society” (l985)
    • Author, "Trollope among the Textuaries," published in “Reconstructing Literature” (1983)
    • Author, “Review: Various books on Edwin Drood,” published in the Dickens Studies Newsletter (1983)
    • "Gray's `Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat': A Rationalist's Aesthetic," published in the University of Toronto Quarterly (1979/80)
    • Author, "John Henry Newman and the Arian Heresy," published in Mosaic (1978)
    • Author, "Being a Disquisition wherin were told whats happening to english," published in The New York Times (1974)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Guggenheim Fellowship for a revaluation of John Henry Newman (1986-87)
    • Recipient, Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to complete “On Literacy”
    • Recipient, Guggenheim Fellowship to complete “On Literacy” (1980-81, declined)
    • Recipient, Long Island University Trustees Award for Scholarship (1979, 1985)
    GREGARY J. RACZ

    Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and LiteratureB.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specialties:

    Translation Studies, Literary Theory, Comparative Literature, Poetics

    Publications:

    • Translator, “Life Is a Dream” by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Penguin Classics
    • Translator, “Fuenteovejuna” by Lope de Vega, Norton Anthology of Drama
    • Editor, “Three Comedies by Jaime Salom,” University Press of Colorado
    • Editor, “Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) As Writer and Social Critic,” Edwin Mellen Press
    • Author, “British Models, Methinks: Translating Jaime Salom’s ‘Renaissance’ for Contemporary American Audiences,” published by ESTRENO Studies in Contemporary Theater
    • Author, “Strategies of Deletion in Pablo Neruda’s Romeo y Julieta,” published in “Latin American Shakespeares”
    • Author, “Trimming Whitman’s Leaves of Grass: Borges as Translator of ‘Song of Myself’,” in “Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) As Writer and Social Critic”
    • Author, “Straight to the Source: Using Phaedrus and La Fontaine to Retranslate Fable V, 25, of Félix María Samaniego,” published by Romanic Review
    • Author, “Two Modes of Rereading in the Twentieth-Century Novel,” in “Second Thoughts: A Focus on Rereading”
    • Translator, “Gerona” by Benito Pérez Galdós

    Honors/Awards:

    • Honorary Member, Alpha Chi (National College Honor Scholarship Society)
    • Recipient, Crossing Boundaries Award (for translation), International Quarterly
    • Recipient, Carpeta de poesía Award, Luz Bilingual Publishing Poetry Translation Contest
    • Recipient, Sidney Sulkin Award for Prose, Poet Lore

    Professional Affiliations

    • Vice President, American Literary Translators Association (ALTA)
    • Member, American Translators Association (ATA)
    • Member, Modern Language Association (MLA)
    • Member, American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (ATISA)
    BERNARD SCHWEIZER

    Professor of EnglishB.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Duke University

    Specialties:

    20th- and 21st-century British Literature; Modernism; the Female Epic; the Politics of Travel Writing; Religious Subversion in Literature; Artists as Public Intellectuals; Interdisciplinary and Comparative Studies Involving Ideology, Religion, Gender and Genre; Authors Rebecca West, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, George Orwell, Peter Shaffer and Philip Pullman

    Publications:

    • Author, “Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism” (2010)
    • Co-author, “‘The Return of the Soldier’ by Rebecca West: A Contextual Edition” (2010)
    • Co-author, “Not So Innocent Abroad: The Politics of Travel and Travel Writing” (2009)
    • Editor, “Twentieth-Century Writers as Public Intellectuals,” special issue of Studies in the Humanities (2008)
    • Editor, “Rebecca West Today: Contemporary Critical Approaches” (2006)
    • Editor, “Approaches to the Anglo and American Female Epic, 1621-1984” (2006)
    • Editor, “Survivors in Mexico” by Rebecca West (2003)
    • Author, “Rebecca West: Heroism, Rebellion and the Female Epic” (2002)
    • Author, “Radicals on the Road: The Politics of English Travel Writing in the 1930s” (2001)

    Professional Affiliations

    • President, International Rebecca West Society
    • Member, Modern Language Association of America
    • Member, Modernist Studies Association
    • Member, The Space Between Society
    • Member, International Society for Travel Writing

    NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE

    LEAH DILWORTH

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Oberlin College; M.A., M. Phil., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University

    Specialties:

    American literature and cultural studies.

    Publications:

    • Author, “Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past,” published in Smithsonian
    • Editor, Acts of Possession: Collecting in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
    • Author, “1884. The Southwest.” A New Literary History of America. Eds. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
    • Author, “Lost and Found at the City Reliquary.” Glowlab.04 “Forgotten.” September-October 2005. www.glowlab.com.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Long Island University Trustees’ Award for Scholarly Achievement
    • Honorary member, Alpha Lambda Delta
    • Recipient, Whiting Fellowship
    • Recipient, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship
    • Recipient, John F. Enders Fellowship
    • Recipient, Yale University Fellowship
    • Recipient, Margaret Goodwin Meacham Scholarship

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Modern Language Association
    • Member, American Studies Association
    • Member, New York Metro American Studies Association
    • Founding Board Member, The City Reliquary Museum
    • Former Board Member, Transportation Alternatives
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    GREG FOX

    Associate Athletic Director/External RelationsB.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

    Specialties:

    Sports Marketing, Sports Writing, Sports Public Relations

    Publications:

    • Author, “Radicals on the Road: The Politics of English Travel Writing in the 1930s”
    YUKO MINOWA

    Professor of MarketingB.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

    Specialties:

    Marketing, Consumer Behavior

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Spectator Consumption Practices at the Roman Games,” published in the Journal of Historical Research in Marketing
    • Author, “Practicing Qi and Consuming Ki: Folk Epistemology and Consumption Rituals in Japan,” Published in Marketing Theory
    • Co-author, “Researchers’ Introspection for Multi-sited Ethnographers: A Xenoheteroglossic Autoethnography,” published in the Journal of Business Research
    • Co-author, “Social Change and Gendered Gift Giving Rituals: A Historical Analysis of Valentine’s Day in Japan,” published in the Journal of Macromarketing
    • Co-author, “State Promotion of Consumerism in Safavid Iran: Shah Abbas I and Royal Silk Textiles,” published in the Journal of Historical Research in Marketing
    • Co-author, “Consuming the Black Gospel Culture: An Interpretive Study of Symbolic Exchanges,” published in Advances in Consumer Research
    • Author, “The Importance of Being Earnest and Playful: Consuming the Rituals of West Indian American Day Carnival and Parade,” published in European Advances in Consumer Research
    • Author, “Elixir of Eternal Life or Libation to Ethnic Spirits: The Meanings of Tea in Japan,” published in European Advances in Consumer Research
    • Author, “Rhapsody in Pearl,” published in The Strad
    • Co-Author, “Love My Gift, Love Me or is it Love Me, Love My Gift: A Study of The Cultural Construction of Romantic Gift-Giving among Japanese Couples,” published in Advances in Consumer Research
    • Co-Author, “Optimal Pricing Strategies for Primary and Contingent Products under Duopoly Environment,” published in Dynamic Competitive Analysis in Marketing: Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
    • Co-Author, “‘Are They Saying the Same Thing’? An Exploratory Study of Japanese and American Automobile Advertising,” published in Global and Multinational Advertising

    Honors/Awards:

    • Co-investigator, Research Grant, Yoshida Hideo Memorial Foundation
    • Recipient, Letter of Recognition, American Advertising Federation
    • Fellow, Doctoral Consortium, American Marketing Association

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Association for Consumer Research
    • Member, American Marketing Association

    Marxism

    JOHN EHRENBERG

    Chair, Political Science Department; Senior Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Specialties:

    History of Political Thought, Marxism, Contemporary Political Ideologies, Democratic Theory

    Publications:

    • Author, “The History of Civil Society Ideas and Theories,” published in “The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society” (2011)
    • Author, “Left Matters: An Interview with Cornel West,” published in New Political Science (2011)
    • Co-editor, “The Iraq Papers” (2010)
    • Author, “Servants of Wealth: The Right’s Assault on Economic Justice” (2006)
    • Author, “Black Gold: Mining Racial Fear in the Service of Wealth,” published in Logos (2006)
    • Author, “Civil Society: The Critical History of an Idea (2001, translated editions in 2002)
    • Author, “Equality, Democracy and Community from Tocqueville to Putnam” published in “Robert Putnam and Social Capital: Critical Perspectives on American Democracy and Social Engagement” (2002)
    • Author, “Civil Society and its Discontents,” published in “Working Papers in Local Governance and Democracy” (1999)
    • Author, “Proudhon and His Age” (1996)
    • Author, “Class Politics and the State: Lenin and the Contradictions of Socialism,” published in Science and Society (1995)
    • Author, “The Dictatorship of the Proletariat: Marxism's Theory of Socialist Democracy” (1992)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Michael J. Harrington Prize of the Caucus for a New Political Science of the American Political Science Association for the Best Book of 1999
    • Recipient, Alfred McCoy Award for Lifetime Achievement, Caucus for a New Political Science (2008)
    • Recipient, Trustees Award for Scholarly Achievement, Long Island University (1994)
    • Recipient, David Newton Award for Excellence in Teach¬ing, Long Island University (1990)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Political Science Association
    • Editorial Board Member, New Political Science and Science & Society

    Mathematics

    JAMES A. ALLAN

    Chair, Mathematics Department; Associate Professor of MathematicsB.S., University of Durham (UK); M.S., New York University; M.S., Ph.D., Polytechnic University

    Specialties:

    Topological Measure Theory

    Publications:

    • Author, “Topological Properties of Generalized Wallman Spaces and Lattice Relations,” published in the International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematics Sciences
    • Author, “Lattice Repleteness and Completeness in Terms of Abstract Wallman Spaces,” published in the Journal of Mathematical Sciences
    MEIYU SU

    Associate Professor of MathematicsB.S., M.S., Henan Normal University (China); Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Algebra, Differential Equations, Finite Math, Precalculus, Statistics

    Publications:

    • “Measured Solenoidal Riemann Surfaces and Holomorphic Dynamics,” published in the Journal of Differential Geometry

    Media Arts

    LARRY L. BANKS

    Associate Professor of Media ArtsB.A., Rutgers University; M.F.A., C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Film, Television and Video Production; Documentaries

    Films:

    • Director of Photography, feature films including “Juice,” “Strapped,” “Fly by Night” and “Substitute 2”
    • Director/Producer/Cinematographer, documentaries including “A Litany for Survival: The Life and Works of Audre Lorde” (1994); “Soul Vietnam/Black Amerasians: Forgotten Casualties of Vietnam” (1995); “John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk” (1996); and “Hands of Light” (2005)
    • Director, “Blues Stories” (1997); “Blackbird” (HD feature, 1998); and “Living the Blues” (2005)
    • Producer, trailer for the HBO series “Jazzman” (2006)
    • Created the look of commercials for brands including Nike, Levi-Strauss and AT&T

    Honors/Awards:

    • Worked alongside esteemed directors such as Spike Lee, Forest Whitaker and Steve Horn
    CLAIRE GOODMAN

    Chair, Media Arts Department; Associate Professor of Media ArtsB.A., Exeter University (U.K.); M.A., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Documentary Film, Media Aesthetics, Screenwriting

    Films:

    • Associate Producer, “Paris is Burning”
    KEVIN LAUTH

    Associate Dean, Conolly College; Professor of Media Arts B.A., Lehman College, CUNY; M.S., Brooklyn College, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Cable Access Television, Video Production

    Music

    GAIL-ANN G. GREAVES-VENZEN

    Chair, Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre; Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; Ph.D., Howard University

    Specialties:

    Calypso; Cultures of the Caribbean, the United States and Africa; Intercultural Communication; Rhetoric

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    Native American Culture

    LEAH DILWORTH

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Oberlin College; M.A., M. Phil., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University

    Specialties:

    American literature and cultural studies.

    Publications:

    • Author, “Imagining Indians in the Southwest: Persistent Visions of a Primitive Past,” published in Smithsonian
    • Editor, Acts of Possession: Collecting in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003.
    • Author, “1884. The Southwest.” A New Literary History of America. Eds. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
    • Author, “Lost and Found at the City Reliquary.” Glowlab.04 “Forgotten.” September-October 2005. www.glowlab.com.

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Long Island University Trustees’ Award for Scholarly Achievement
    • Honorary member, Alpha Lambda Delta
    • Recipient, Whiting Fellowship
    • Recipient, Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship
    • Recipient, John F. Enders Fellowship
    • Recipient, Yale University Fellowship
    • Recipient, Margaret Goodwin Meacham Scholarship

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Modern Language Association
    • Member, American Studies Association
    • Member, New York Metro American Studies Association
    • Founding Board Member, The City Reliquary Museum
    • Former Board Member, Transportation Alternatives

    Nursing

    ESTHER LEVINE-BRILL

    Chair, Undergraduate Nursing Program; Professor of NursingB.S.N., M.S.N., Hunter College, CUNY; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Cancer Care, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Women in the Military

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Together We Serve,” presented to the Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.
    • Co-author, “Foundations for Nursing”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Major, U.S. Army Nurse Corps Reserves
    AMY MA

    Associate Professor of NursingB.S., Eastern China University of Science and Technology; M.S., Medical University of South Carolina; D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University

    Specialties:

    Primary Care, Geriatric Care, College Health, Minority Health, Workforce Issues, Nursing Shortage, Immigrant Nurses

    Publications:

    • Co-author, Chapter 23 Gastrointestinal Alterations, published in Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families.
    • Co-author, "Otomycosis: diagnosis and treatment review and update," published in The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
    • Co-author, "Demands of Immigration among Chinese Immigrant Nurses," published in International Journal of Nursing Practice.
    • Co-author, "Should Nursing Students be Required to Participate in Actual Birth During Their Obstetric Clinical Experience?" published in The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing.
    • Author, "An Unusual Vacation Experience," published in Nursing stories: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Journey. 

    Affiliations

    President, Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, Manhattan/Bronx Chapter
    Treasure, Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, Brooklyn/Queens Chapter
    Media Speak Person, Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, New York City Area
    Consultant, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
    Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
    Certified Nurse Practitioner in Family Practice
    Certified Trainer, End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

    DIANE R. MAYDICK

    Assistant Professor of NursingB.S.N., Rutger’s, The State University of New Jersey; M.S.N., Hunter College, The City University of New York; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Quality performance and improvement, inter-professional education, marketing, wound, ostomy, continence nursing (including pressure ulcer prevention, treatment, and prevalence studies), quality of life, peristomal complications, and out-of-pocket costs for ostomy management.

    Publications:

    • Maydick, D. (2013).  “Individuals with a Permanent Ostomy:  Quality of Life and Out-of-Pocket Costs for Ostomy Management,” published in Nursing Economic$.

     

    HAZEL M. SANDERSON-MARCOUX

    Associate Dean, School of Nursing; Associate Professor of Nursing; Coordinator, RN-B.S. Program B.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Pediatric Critical Care Nursing, Nursing of fragile infants in the home, Loss and bereavement in Children

    Publications:

    • Author, “Loss and Bereavement in Children,” published in “Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, The Brooklyn Nursing Partnership Award for Dedication to Nursing Academia and Nursing Practice (2008)
    • Leadership Fellow, American Academy for Colleges of Nursing (2002)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Board Chair, Brooklyn Queens Long Island Area Health Education Center (BQLIAHEC)
    • Member, American Nurses Association
    • Former President, Lambda Iota Epsilon (Brooklyn Campus School of Nursing Honor Society)
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    Occupational Therapy

    DORIS OBLER

    Assistant Professor of Occupational TherapyB.S., SUNY Downstate Medical Center; M.S.W., Adelphi University

    Specialties:

    Mental Health, Pediatrics

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Using the Clubhouse Model with the Ticket to Work Program,” published in “OT Practice”
    • Co-author, “The Clubhouse Model: An Outcome Study on Attainment and status, and Hospital Recidivism,” published in “Work”
    MICHAEL SARACENO

    Assistant Professor of Occupational TherapyB.S., M.S., Touro College

    Specialties:

    Hand therapy, Orthopedics, School-Based Practice

    HOLLY WASSERMAN

    Academic Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Program; Assistant Professor of Occupational TherapyB.S., Brooklyn College; M.S., Boston University

    Specialties:

    Clinical Fieldwork Education, Ergonomics, Treatment of Adult Physical Dysfunction, Work Assessment

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    Pharmaceutical Products

    ALMAS BABAR

    Professor of Pharmaceutics B.S., University of Punjab; M.S., Ph.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Drug Delivery Systems; Formulation of Cosmetic, Toiletry and Pharmaceutical Products

    Publications:

    • Tables published in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutica ACTA Helvetiae
    BARBARA B. BALDWIN D.N.P, P.N.P.-P.C.

    Assistant ProfessorB.S.N., State University New York, New Paltz; M.S., Pace University
    Post-Master P.N.P.
    City University New York, Hunter College ; Post-Master D.N.P., Brandman University

    Specialties:

    Pediatric Primary Care

    Honors/Awards:

    Primary Care Services Corps. Scholarship Award
    Mid-Hudson Consortium of Health Professionals Scholarship Award

    Professional Affiliations

    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
    National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
    Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Chapter

    ANTHONY CUTIE

    Director, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Professor of PharmaceuticsB.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University

    Specialties:

    Aerosol Research, Product Development

    Publications:

    • Various articles in “Remington’s Pharmacy Practice” and “Principles of Industrial Pharmacy”

    Pharmaceutical Sciences

    MADIHA SIDHOM

    Associate Professor of PharmaceuticsB.S., M.S., University of Assiut; Ph.D., Moscow First Medical Institute (USSR)

    Specialties:

    Effects of Sunscreens, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control

    GRAZIA STAGNI

    Associate Professor of PharmaceuticsB.S., Università Degli Studi di Bologna (Italy); M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

    Specialties:

    Bioanalytical Assays, Computer Simulation, Iontophoresis, Microdialysis in the Skin, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics

    Publications:

    • Author, various articles in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Journal of Chromatography, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, The Journal of Controlled Release and the International Journal of Pharmaceutics
    DAVID R. TAFT

    Dean, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sceiences; Associate Professor of PharmaceuticsB.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

    Specialties:

    Pharmacokinetics (Drug Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion in Human Body)

    Pharmacology

    KENZA E. BENZEROUAL

    Assistant Dean of LIU Pharmacy; Associate Professor of PharmaceuticsB.S., Paul Sabatier University (France); M.S., Toulouse Polytechnic University; Ph.D., Montreal University

    Specialties:

    Pharmacology

    Pharmacy Education

    JOHN M. LONIE

    Associate Professor of Social and Administrative SciencesB.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ed.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Pharmacist/Patient Communication, Psychological and Behavioral Factors in Learning and Pharmacist Education

    Pharmacy Practice

    ROBERT V. DIGREGORIO

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., St. John’s University; Pharm.D., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Specialties:

    Adverse Drug Reactions, Ambulatory Care, Arrhythmias, Asthma, Bioterrorism Emergency Preparedness, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiovascular Medications, Disaster Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Medication Errors, Pharmacy Practice, Toxicology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Primary Care”
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapetics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide” Author, “A randomized trial of nebulized magnesium sulfate in addition to albuterol in the treatment of acute mild-to-moderate acute asthma exacerbations in adults,” published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine
    • Author, “The appropriate selection of a low molecular weight heparin for an Acust Coronary Syndrome clinical pathway,” published in The New York Health-System Pharmacist
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapeutic Advances in Cardiac Resuscitation: A Review of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support,” included in “Guidelines and their Impact on Pharmacy Practice,” published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    • Author, “Pharmacoethics: Unblinding a clinical trial for personal gain,” published in The Pharmacist
    • Author, “Evaluation of the periotest as a diagnostic tool for dental implants,” published in the Journal of Oral Implantology
    BROOKE D. FIDLER

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticePharm.D., University of Rhode Island

    Specialties:

    Community Practice, Disease Management Services in Community Pharmacies, Management of Lipid Disorders, Smoking Cessation

    Publications:

    • “Medication Therapy in Diabetes,” Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts
    • “Anticonvulsant Medications and the Pediatric Population,” Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Rhode Island
    • “Pharmacotherapy of Smoking Cessation,” Horton Medical Center, New York
    • Author, various articles in Drug Store News, Drug Topics P&T Journal, The New York State Journal of Health-systems Pharmacy and Critical Care Nurse
    SUZANNA GIM

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.A., New York University; Pharm.D., University of Maryland

    Specialties:

    Drug Information, Psychology

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Constitutively Active AKT is an Important
    • Regulator of TRAIL Sensitivity in Prostate Cancer,” published in “Oncogene”
    • Co-author, “Pro-Survival Funcion of AKT/protein Kinase B Prostate Cancer Cells,” published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry
    LANA T. HAREEZ

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticePharmD., Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Specialties:

    Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and Geriatrics

    Publications:

    • Author, “Relative Contributions of Word Identification Skill and Comprehension-monitoring Behavior to Reading Comprehension,” published in Contemporary Educational Psychology
    • Author, “Group Supervision and Collaborative Reflection in a Remedial Reading Program,” published in Journal of Reading Education
    JADWIGA S. NAJIB

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S. St. John’s University; Pharm.D., University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

    Specialties:

    Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Psychiatric Disorders

    Publications:

    • Author, “Eszopiclone, a Nonbenzodiazepine Sedative-Hypnotic Agent for the Treatment of Transient and Chronic Insomnia”
    • Author, “Drug-Induced Movement Disorders,” published in Drug Injury: Liability, Analysis and Prevention
    • Author, “Fenofibrate in the Treatment of Dyslipidemia: A Review of the Data as They Relate to the New Suprabioavailable Tablet Formulation,” published in Clinical Therapeutics
    • Author, “Entacapone: A Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Inhibitor for the Adjunctive Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease,” published in Clinical Therapeuticss

    Pharmacy, Community

    BROOKE D. FIDLER

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticePharm.D., University of Rhode Island

    Specialties:

    Community Practice, Disease Management Services in Community Pharmacies, Management of Lipid Disorders, Smoking Cessation

    Publications:

    • “Medication Therapy in Diabetes,” Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts
    • “Anticonvulsant Medications and the Pediatric Population,” Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Rhode Island
    • “Pharmacotherapy of Smoking Cessation,” Horton Medical Center, New York
    • Author, various articles in Drug Store News, Drug Topics P&T Journal, The New York State Journal of Health-systems Pharmacy and Critical Care Nurse
    FRAIDY N. MALTZ

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Community Pharmacy Practice, Diabetes

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “New Therapeutic Options for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Adults,” published in the American Journal of Managed Care

    Philosophy

    MARGARET CUONZO

    Chair, Philosophy Department; Associate Professor of PhilosophyB.A., Barnard College; M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Feminist Issues in Science, Philosophy of Language, Philosophical Paradoxes

    Publications:

    • Author, “The Need for Integrating Statistical and Probabilistic Reasoning Into the Philosophy Curriculum” and “Meet the Cloneheads: A Review of Cloning: Responsible Science or TechnoMadness?” published in Humanities/AITIA Magazine
    • Author, “Why the Sorites Paradox Has a Restricted Solution at Best,” published in Facta Philosophica
    JOSEPH D. FILONOWICZ

    Professor of PhilosophyB.A., Hope College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Moral Philosophy, Psychology of Ethics

    Publications:

    • “Fellow-Feeling and the Moral Life” (2008)
    • Introduction, “An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, In Two Discourses (1699)” by Anthony Ashley Cooper
    • Author, “Ethical Sentimentalism Revisited,” published in History of Philosophy Quarterly
    • Author, “Black American Philosophy as American Philosophy: Transcendentalism, Pragmatism, and Black Existentialism,” published in “American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Photography

    HILARY LORENZ

    Associate Professor of Art and Media ArtsB.S., Western Michigan University; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

    Specialties:

    Book Design, Computer Graphics, Digital Photography, Digital Printmaking, Personal Magazine Publishing, Photography, Printmaking

    Exhibits:

    • 11th Taiwan Print and Drawing Biennial, Taiwan Museum of Fine Art
    • Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium (2003)
    • Abstractions in Photography, Hunderdon Museum of Art (2002)
    • Digital Art 2001, New York Hall of Science (2001)
    • Digital Salon, School of Visual Arts Museum (2000)
    • Printed Identity, American Swedish Museum, Philadelphia (2000)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Listed in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in the World

    Physical Therapy & Exercise Physiology

    STACY JAFFEE GROPACK

    Director, Division of Physical Therapy; Associate Professor of Physical TherapyB.S., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Psychosocial and Educational Issues in Physical Therapy; Pediatric Physical Therapy

    CRISTIANA KAHL COLLINS

    Associate Director, Division of Physical Therapy; Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy; Coordinator, Post-Professional M.S. Program in Physical TherapyB.S., M.A., New York University

    Specialties:

    Manual Therapy Skills; Neurological Rehabilitation; Physical Therapy for People with Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Spinal Cord Injuries

    MICHAEL MASARACCHIO

    Assistant Professor of Physical TherapyB.S., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; T.D.P.T., Creighton University

    Specialties:

    Clinical Orthopedics in Physical Therapy, the Knee, the Shoulder

    REBECCA A. STATES

    Associate Professor of Physical TherapyB.A., Barnard College; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Computational Modeling of Human Movement, Human Motor Control, Joint Coordination

    Publications:

    • Author, “Two Simple Methods for Improving the Reliability of Joint Center Locations,” published in Clinical Biomechanics
    • Author, “The Interplay of Biomechanical Constraints and Kinematic Strategies in Selecting Arm Postures,” published in the Journal of Motor Behavior

    Physics

    MICHAEL JAMES KAVIC

    Assistant Professor of Physics, Full-TimeB.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Physics)
    B.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Astrophysics); M.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Physics); Ph.D., Virginia Tech (Physics)

    Specialties:

    Quantum Gravity, Astrophysics

    Publications:

    Co-author, "Modeling Time's Arrow," published in Entropy.
    Co-author, "Probing the climatological impact of a cosmic ray-cloud connection through low-frequency radio observations,"  published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics.
    Co-Author, "A Precision Test for an Extra Spatial Dimension Using Black Hole - Pulsar Binaries," published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
    Co-author, "Astrophysical Tests of Extra dimensional Models,"  published in the Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
    Co-author, "On the Origin of Time and the Universe," published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.
    Co-author, "The Big Bang as the Ultimate Traffic Jam,"  published in the International Journal of Modern Physics D.
    Author, "Quantum gravitational astrophysics," published in Nuclear Physics B- Proceedings Supplements.
    Co-author, "Searching for Transient Pulses with the ETA Radio Telescope", published in ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems.
    Co-author, "Transient Astrophysical Pulses and Quantum Gravity," published in International Journal of Modern Physics D.
    Co-author, "Transient Pulses from Exploding Primordial Black Holes as a Signature of an Extra Dimension," published in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.
    Co-author, "Time and M-theory", published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.
    Co-author, "Fine structure of dark energy and new physics,"  published in Advances in High Energy Physics.
    Author, "Matching Weak Coupling and Quasiclassical Expansions for Dual QES Problems," published in International Journal of Modern Physics A.

    Professional Affiliations

    Referee, Physical Review & Research International
    Member, American Astronomical Association (AAS)
    Referee, Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science
    Member, American Physical Society (APS)
    Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews, American Mathematical Society

    Political Science

    JOHN EHRENBERG

    Chair, Political Science Department; Senior Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Specialties:

    History of Political Thought, Marxism, Contemporary Political Ideologies, Democratic Theory

    Publications:

    • Author, “The History of Civil Society Ideas and Theories,” published in “The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society” (2011)
    • Author, “Left Matters: An Interview with Cornel West,” published in New Political Science (2011)
    • Co-editor, “The Iraq Papers” (2010)
    • Author, “Servants of Wealth: The Right’s Assault on Economic Justice” (2006)
    • Author, “Black Gold: Mining Racial Fear in the Service of Wealth,” published in Logos (2006)
    • Author, “Civil Society: The Critical History of an Idea (2001, translated editions in 2002)
    • Author, “Equality, Democracy and Community from Tocqueville to Putnam” published in “Robert Putnam and Social Capital: Critical Perspectives on American Democracy and Social Engagement” (2002)
    • Author, “Civil Society and its Discontents,” published in “Working Papers in Local Governance and Democracy” (1999)
    • Author, “Proudhon and His Age” (1996)
    • Author, “Class Politics and the State: Lenin and the Contradictions of Socialism,” published in Science and Society (1995)
    • Author, “The Dictatorship of the Proletariat: Marxism's Theory of Socialist Democracy” (1992)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Michael J. Harrington Prize of the Caucus for a New Political Science of the American Political Science Association for the Best Book of 1999
    • Recipient, Alfred McCoy Award for Lifetime Achievement, Caucus for a New Political Science (2008)
    • Recipient, Trustees Award for Scholarly Achievement, Long Island University (1994)
    • Recipient, David Newton Award for Excellence in Teach¬ing, Long Island University (1990)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Political Science Association
    • Editorial Board Member, New Political Science and Science & Society
    DALIA FAHMY

    Assistant Professor of Political ScienceB.A., M.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

    Specialties:

    Politics of the Middle East, U.S. Foreign Policy, Political Islam, Democratization

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Islamic Scholarship Fund Award
    • Recipient, Porte Fund Award
    • Recipient, McCormick Pre-Dissertation Award
    • Recipient, Graduate School Special Study Award
    • Trustee Scholar, New York University
    • Recipient, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Union Camp Corporation
    • Bloustien Scholar, State of New Jersey

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Political Science Association
    • Member, Midwest Political Science Association
    • Member, Middle Eastern Studies Association
    • Member, American Academy of Religion
    JOSÉ RÁMÓN SÁNCHEZ

    Chair, Urban Studies Department; Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Columbia University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Political Theory, Power, Puerto Rican Politics, Political Science Methods and Writing, Urban Studies, Housing

    Publications:

    • Author, “Notice of Eviction: The History of Puerto Rican Housing in New York City 1920-1980,” published in Centro Journal
    • Author, “The Permanent Housing Shortage: The New York Experience”
    • Author, “Puerto Ricans and the Door of Participation in U.S. Politics,” published in “Hispanic Cultures of the United States”
    • Author, “Puerto Rican Politics in New York: A Critique of Second Hand Theory,” published in “Latinos in New York”
    • Author, “Boricua Power; A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States”
    • Co-author, “The Iraq Papers”
    SI SHEPPARD

    Assistant Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Auckland University, New Zealand; M.A., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

    Specialties:

    Political Parties, Campaigns and Elections, the Media, the Presidency, Geopolitics, Military History, Sociopolitical Decline and Collapse, Popular Culture and Politics, Dystopian Politics, Technology, Culture and Politics

    Publications:

    • Author, “The Jewish Revolt, 66-73” (forthcoming, 2013)
    • Author, “Actium, 31 BC” (2009)
    • Author, “Philippi, 42 BC” (2008)
    • Author, “The Partisan Press: A History of Media Bias in the United States” (2007)
    • Author, “Pharsalus, 48 BC” (2006)
    • Author, “Broken Circle: The Decline and Fall of the Fourth Labour Government” (1999)
    • Author, multiple published articles in professional journals, several dozen in print media and two book chapters

    Honors/Awards:

    • Honorary Member, Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honor Society
    • Recipient, Teaching Assistant of the Year Award, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 2006; nominated finalist (2005)
    • Recipient, the Sir Desmond Todd Award for best M.A. or Ph.D. thesis in a political subject, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (1997)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Political Science Association
    • Member, New York State Political Science Association

    Psychiatric Disorders

    JADWIGA S. NAJIB

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S. St. John’s University; Pharm.D., University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

    Specialties:

    Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Psychiatric Disorders

    Publications:

    • Author, “Eszopiclone, a Nonbenzodiazepine Sedative-Hypnotic Agent for the Treatment of Transient and Chronic Insomnia”
    • Author, “Drug-Induced Movement Disorders,” published in Drug Injury: Liability, Analysis and Prevention
    • Author, “Fenofibrate in the Treatment of Dyslipidemia: A Review of the Data as They Relate to the New Suprabioavailable Tablet Formulation,” published in Clinical Therapeutics
    • Author, “Entacapone: A Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Inhibitor for the Adjunctive Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease,” published in Clinical Therapeuticss

    Psychology

    LINDA JACOBS

    Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Diagnostic Assessment of Children, School Psychology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Resurrecting the Buried Self: Fairy Tales and the Analytic Encounter.” published in Psychoanalytic Review (2011)
    • Author, “Meeting Beyond the Frame: Extraordinary Demands and Analytic Choices,” published in Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2009)
    • Author, “Parent-Centered Child Work: A Relational Shift in Child Treatment,” published in Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Focused Child Therapy: Attachment, Identification, and Reflective Functions” (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Therapy: A Relational Alternative to Working with Children” (2002)
    • Author, “AIDS Curriculum for School District 15”
    • Author, “Family Origins of Marital Concepts,” published in The CUNY Woman’s Coalition Journal
    • Author, “Onset of Parenting and Stressful Events,” published in The Journal of Prevention
    • Author, “The Psychology of the Rapist and His Victim,” published in “Rape: The First Sourcebook for Women"
    ELIZABETH KUDADJIE-GYAMFI

    Chair, Psychology Department; Associate Professor of PsychologyB.Sc., University of Ghana; M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University

    Specialties:

    Optimal decision-making, Decision-making and preventive health behaviors, Motivation and cognition in self-control, Gender issues.

    Publications:

    Tehranifar, P., Reynolds, D., Flom,  J., Fulton,  L., Liao,  Y., Kudadjie-Gyamfi,  E., Terry,  M.B. (2011). Reproductive and menstrual factors and mammographic density in African American, Caribbean, and white women, Cancer Causes & Control, 22(4), 599-610.

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2010). The obscuring object of race: Clinical breast exams and coping styles in ethnic subpopulations of women. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 289-305

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E. (2008), ed. A Culturally Competent Health Care System: Relevant strategies to respond to the changing demographics makup of New York City. By Ketty H. Rey.  Victoria, Canada:Trafford Publishing

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E, & Magai, C. (2008). The influence of coping styles on mammography screening in a multiethnic sample. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 14(3), 183-192.

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E., Consedine, N., Ungar, T., & Magai, C. (2008). The influence of coping with prostate cancer threat on frequency of digital rectal examinations. American Journal of Health Behavior, 32(2), 188-200.

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E. (2006). The impact of imposed patterning, intrinsic motivation, and cognition on random and simple outcomes in choice behavior. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7(4), 481-491.

    Consedine, N. S., Magai, C., Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E., Kaluk Longfellow, J., Ungar, T., & King, A. R.  (2006). Stress versus negative emotion in the prediction of physical complaints: Does predictive utility vary across ethnic groups? Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12(3), 541-557.

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E., Consedine, N. S., & Magai, C. (2006).  On the importance of being ethnic: Coping with the threat of prostate cancer in relation to prostate cancer screening. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12(3), 509-526.

    Magai, C., Consedine, N. S., Krivoshekova, Y. S., Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E. & McPherson, R. (2006). Emotion experience and expression across the adult lifespan: Insights from a multi-modal assessment study. Psychology and Aging, 21(2), 303-317.

    Consedine, N. S., Morgenstern, A. H., Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E., Magai, C., & Neugut, A. I. (2006). Prostate cancer screening behavior in men from seven ethnic groups: The Fear Factor. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 15, 228-237.

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E, Consedine, N. S., Magai, C., Gillespie, M., & Pierre-Louis, J. (2005).  Breast self-exam practices among women from six ethnic groups and the influence of cancer worry. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment, 92 (1), 35 – 45.

    Kudadjie-Gyamfi, E. (2004). Effects of random outcomes on choice behavior. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 98, 1296-1304.

    Professional Affiliations

    Society of Judgment and Decision-Making

    American Psychological Society

    American Psychological Association

    Psychology of Women, Division 35 of APA

    Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

     

    LAURIE R. LEHMAN

    Associate Professor of Special EducationB.A., Clark University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Special Education, Teacher Education, Inclusive Education, the Lives of Children and Adults with Disabilities, Innovative Pedagogy in Teacher Education

    Publications:

    • Co-editor, “The cruel years: American voices at the dawn of the 20th century,” 2nd ed. (2003)
    • Co-author, “Transforming one Teacher Education program through inquiry, difference and field experience,” published in “Portraits of teacher preparation: Learning to teach in a changing America” (2005)
    • Co-author, “Students reveal the complexities of Inclusive Education” (submitted for publication)
    • Co-author, “The power of autobiography: Rethinking disability, rethinking teaching,” published in Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning (2007)
    • Co-author, “Double entry journals: A pedagogical response to the need to create a ‘Third Space’ in Teacher Education,” published in CUE Point of View (December 2002)
    • Co-author, “Teacher, student, and school attributes as predictors of teachers’ responses to inclusion,” published in the Journal of Special Education (1997)
    • Co-author, “Differential Effectiveness of General Case Programming and Rule Learning,” published in Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (1996)
    • Co-author, “A curricular approach to support the transition to adulthood of adolescents with visual or dual sensory impairments and cognitive disabilities,” published by Hunter College, City University of New York (1991)
    • Co-author, “Psychological Adjustment and Characteristics in Recent Spinal Cord Injuries,” final report for the National Institute for Health Research and the U.S. Department of Education (1982)
    • Co-author, “The relationship between pressure sores and adjustment in spinal cord injured individuals,” published in Rehabilitation Psychology (1982)
    • Co-author, “Increasing appropriate behaviors in children in a nursery school setting,” published in Rehabilitation Psychology (1979)
    • Author, “Review: ‘Claiming disability: Knowledge and Identity,’” published in Educators for Urban Minorities (2001)
    • Author, “Review: ‘Raymond’s Portrait: The life and art of Raymund Hu,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly 2000)
    • Author, “Review: ‘The special-needs reading list: An annotated guide to the best publications for parents and professionals,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (1999)
    • Author, “Review: ‘Disability and the dilemmas of education and justice,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (1998)
    • Author, “Review: ‘Education action research: Becoming practically critical,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (1997)
    • Author, “Review: ‘Curriculum trends, special education, and reform: Refocusing the conversation,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (1997)
    • Author, “Review: The Dreamkeepers: Successful teachers of African American Children,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (1996)
    ANDREW LIVANIS

    Chair, Human Development and Leadership ; Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., St. John’s University; M.S., St. John’s University; Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center; Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Doctoral Level (BCBA-D)

    Specialties:

    Autism, Consultation, Behavior Analysis, Reading Instruction, Social Skills Interventions for Children with Behavioral Issues

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Guided Social Stories: Group Treatment of Adolescents with Asperger Disorder in the Schools,” published in “Handbook of Cognitive Behavior Group Therapy with Children and Adolescents”
    • Co-author, “The Development of the Adolescent Nervios Scale: Preliminary Findings,” published in Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology
    • Co-author, “Using Performance Feedback to Improve Treatment Integrity of Class-wide Behavior Plans: An Investigation of Observer Reactivity,” published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA)
    • Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT)
    • Treasurer, CBT in the Schools, Special Interest Group
    • Member and Reviewer, Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching Learning
    • Reviewer, Journal of School Psychology
    • Member, National Association of School Psychologists
    • Member, Steering Committee, National Bilingual Network
    • Member, Program Review Committee, National Bilingual Network
    • Member, New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA)
    • Member, New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP)
    • Brooklyn Representative to Executive Committee, NYASP
    • Member, Newsletter Editorial Board, NYASP
    • General Board Member, NYASP
    • Member, Conference 2009 Planning Committee, NYSAP
    • President, School Psychology Educators’ Council of New York State (2008–2010)
    STANLEY NASS

    Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., City College, CUNY; M.A., New York University; M.A., Ed.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Freud, Psychobiography, Short-Term Psychotherapy

    Publications:

    • Editor, “Crisis Intervention Therapy”
    • Co-author, “Adjustment Psychology”
    • Co-author, “Turn Your Life Around: Self Knowledge for Self Improvement”
    PAUL MICHAEL RAMIREZ

    Chair, Institutional Review Board (IRB); Professor of Psychology; Adjunct Professor, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health SciencesB.A., Lehman College, CUNY; M.A., New York University; M.A., City College, CUNY; M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Postdoctoral Program in Psychopharmacology

    Specialties:

    Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Neuroscience, Psychopathology, Psychopharmacology, Clinical Trials, Biofeedback, Hypnosis, Major Mental Illness, Traumatic Brain Injury, Schizophrenia, Cross-Cultural Issues and Health Psychology, Clinical Education Films

    Publications:

    Cohen, CI, Palekar, N, Barker, J, Ramirez, PM. The relationship between trauma and clinical outcome variables among older adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorder. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012; 20(5):408-15

    Tomarken, A, Roth A., Holland, J, Ganz, O, Schachter, S, Kose, G, Ramirez, PM, Allen, R, Nelson, CJ (2012). Examining the role of trauma, personality and meaning in young prolonged grievers. Psychooncology.  2012; 21(7):771-7.

    Ibrahim, F, Cohen, CI, Ramirez, PM. Successful aging in older adults with Schizophrenia: Prevalence and associated factors. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010; 18(10):879-886. 

    Cohen, CI, Pathak, R, Ramirez PM, Vahia I. Outcome among community dwelling older adults with Schizophrenia: Results using five conceptual models. Community Mental Health Journal. 2009; 45(2): 151-156.

    Jerrell JM, Ramirez PM. Changes in neuropsychological functioning following treatment with  risperidone, olanzapine, and conventional antipsychotic medications. Hum. Psychopharmacol Clin Exp. 2008; 23: 1–10.

    Consedine N, Adjei, B, Ramirez, PM, McKiernan, J. An object lesson: Source determines the relations that trait anxiety, prostate cancer worry, and fear of screening hold with prostate screening frequency. Cancer Epidemiol, Biomarkers & Prev. 2008; 17:1631-1639.
     
    JYPO* and Ramirez PM. “Japanese Translation of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale”. Toronto:  Multi-Health Systems. 2008.  *Japan Young Psychiatrists Organization
     
    Tomarken A, Holland J, Schachter S, Vanderwerker L, Zuckerman E, Nelson C, Coups E, Ramirez PM, Prigerson H. Factors of complicated grief pre-death in caregivers of cancer patients. Psychooncology. 2008; 17(2):105-11

    Bankole A, Cohen CI.; Vahia I, Diwan, S, Palekar N, Reyes P, Sapra M, Ramirez PM. Symptomatic remission in a multiracial urban population of older adults with schizophrenia. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry.  2008; 16(12):966-973.

    Abstract:

    Vahia, I., Cohen  C.I. ,Ramirez, P., Nurhussein M.  Adequacy of medical treatment in older persons with schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services. 2008; 59: 853-859.
     
    Cohen C.I. Vahia, I., Reyes, P., Diwan,S., Bankole, A.O., Palekar, N. Kehn, M., Ramirez, P. Schizophrenia in later life: Clinical symptoms and well-being. Psychiatric Services. 2008; 59:232-234.

    Bankole AO, Cohen CI, Vahia I, Diwan S, Kehn M, and Ramirez PM. Factors affecting quality of life in a multiracial sample of older persons with schizophrenia. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2007;15: 1015 - 1023.

    Diwan S, Cohen CI, Bankole AO, Vahia I, Kehn M, and Ramirez PM. Depression in older adults  
    with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: Prevalence and associated factors. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2007; 15: 991 - 998.

    Consedine NS, Horton D, Ungar, T, Joe, AK, Ramirez P, Borrell L. Fear, knowledge, and efficacy  beliefs differentially predict the frequency of digital rectal examination versus prostate specific antigen screening in ethnically diverse samples of older men. Amer J of Men’s Health. 2007; 1(1): 29 – 43

    Garno JL, Goldberg JF, Ramirez PM, Ritzler BA. Bipolar disorder with comorbid cluster B personality disorder features: Impact on suicidality. J Clin Psychiatry. 2005; 66(3):339-45.

    Garno, JL, Goldberg, JF, Ramirez, PM, Ritzler, B. Impact of child abuse on the clinical course of  
    bipolar disorder. British J. of  Psychiatry, 2005; 186: 121-125.

    Opler, L.A., Ramirez, P.M., Dominguez, L., Johnson, P. Rethinking Medication Prescribing Practices in Hispanics.  Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2007; 10 (2):1-7.

    Cohen, CI, Ramirez,  PM, Kehn, M, Magai, C, Eimicke, J., Brenner, R. Assessing quality of life in older persons with schizophrenia. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003; 11(6): 658-666.

    Opler, L.A. & Ramirez, P.M. “The Informant Questionnaire for the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (IQ-PANSS)”. Toronto, Canada: Multi-Health Systems Publications, Inc. 2009.

    Opler, L.A. & Ramirez, P.M. The Use of the Positive & Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in  
    Clinical Practice. Journal of Practical Psychiatry & Behavioral Health. 1998; 4:157-162.

    Opler, L.A., Klahr, D., & Ramirez, P.M. Pharmacologic treatment of delusional disorders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 1995; 18(2): 379-391.

    Klahr, D., Opler, L.A., & Ramirez, P.M. Cognitive deficits in affective disorders and schizophrenia. [Refereed letter] American Journal of Psychiatry. 1995; 152, 2, 303.

    Ramirez, P.M. Cultural awareness and mental health. The Hispanic Outlook In Higher Education,  1995; 6, 17-18.

    Johnson, P.B., Ramirez, P.M., Opler, L.A., Malgady, R. Relationship between neuroleptic dose and positive and negative symptoms. Psychological Reports. 1994; 74, 481-482.

    Opler, L.A., Ramirez, P.M., & Lee, S.K. Serotonergic agents and frontal lobe dysfunction. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 1994; 55, 362-363.

    Opler, L.A., Albert, D., & Ramirez, P.M. Psychopharmacological treatment of negative schizophrenic symptoms: A review. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 1994; 35(1): 16-28.

    Ramirez, P.M. & Opler, L.A. Hypnosis as a therapeutic tool in the treatment of adult survivors of childhood incest. The International Journal of Professional Hypnosis. 1994; 7, 33-38.

    Ramirez, P.M. & Opler, L.A Hypnosis in the treatment of incest: A case study. The International Journal of Professional Hypnosis. 1994; 7, 38-40.

    Ramirez, P.M. & Opler, L.A. Neuroleptic effects on positive & negative phenomenology in schizophrenia. [Refereed letter] Schizophrenia Research. 1993; 9(2-3): 109.

    Ramirez, P.M., Opler, L.A., Goldberg, E.A., Kay, S.R., & Gerstman, L.J. The relationship of positive and negative symptoms in schizophrenia to syndromal homogeneity, affect, and neuropsychological functioning. [Poster Abstract]  International Journal of Neuroscience. 1992; 63, 240-241.

    Opler, L.A., Ramirez, P.M., Rosenkilde, C.E., & Fiszbein, A. Neurocognitive features of chronic schizophrenic inpatients. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 1991; 179: 638-640.

    Ramirez, P.M. & Opler, L.A. Cerebral dysfunction in schizophrenia and its relationship to positive and negative symptoms [Refereed letter]. New England Journal of Medicine. 1990; 323 (8), 546-547.

    Merriam, A.E., Kay, S.R., Opler, L.A., & Ramirez, P.M. Information processing deficit in schizophrenia: A frontal lobe sign? Archives of General Psychiatry. 1989; 46, 760.

    Ramirez, P.M. [Invited Review of Valett Inventory of Critical Thinking Abilities (VICTA)]. The Reading Teacher. 1987; 41, No. 3, 348-350.

    Ramirez, P.M. Brain-behavior relationships relevant to the neuropsychological assessment of learning disorders. Journal of Educational  Neuropsychology. 1982; 2, 1-23.

    Ramirez, P.M. The case for a neuropsychological approach to learning disorders. Minnesota Reading Association Highlights. 1982; 4: 1.

    Chapters:

    Ramirez, P.M., Castro-Blanco, D., Kehn, M. The diagnostic family conference. In Richter R.W. &  Richter, B.Z.  (Eds.), “Alzheimer’s Disease-A Physician's Guide to Practical Management”. Totowa,NJ: Humana Press. 2004.

    Opler, L.A., Ramirez, P.M., Mougios, V.M. Outcome assessment in the treatment of serious mental illness. In Ishak, W., Burt T.,  Sederer, L. (Eds.), “Outcome Measurement in Psychiatry: A Critical Review”. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, Inc. 2002.

    Ramirez, P.M., DeSantis, D., Opler, L.A. EEG biofeedback training in the treatment of attention deficit disorder in adults: A viable augmentation to traditional medical intervention. In Wasserstein, J., Wolf, L., & LeFever, F.F.(Eds.), “Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Brain Mechanisms and Life Outcomes”. NY: New York Academy of Sciences. 2001.

    Opler. L.A., Frank, D.M., Ramirez, P.M. Psychostimulants in the treatment of  adults with psychosis and attention deficit disorder.  In Wasserstein, J., Wolf, L., & LeFever, F.F.(Eds.), “Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Brain Mechanisms and Life Outcomes”. NY: New York Academy of Sciences. 2001.

    Gibson, C. & Ramirez, P.M. Managed Care and the Therapeutic Community Psychologist. In LKW Berg, & MG O’Leary (Eds), “Time Effective Treatment: Psychotherapy in The Era of  Rationed Care”, GCMH:  Albany, NY. 1996.

     

     

    Exhibits:

    One-Man Photography Exhibition, Advertising Club of New York, Park Ave and 35th Street, 1975.

    Films:

    Producer and Director:

    18 Educational Videos on The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (Schizophrenia)

    20 Educational Videos on The Young Mania Rating Scale (Pediatric & Adult Bipolar Disorder)

    10 Educational Videos on The Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale  (Depression)

    20 Educational Videos on The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (Depression)

    10 Educational Videos on The Children’s Depression Rating Scale (Pediatric Depression)

    03 Educational Videos on The Clinical Depression Scale for Schizophrenia

    04 Educational Videos on The Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive

    02 Educational Videos on The Mini-Mental State Examination (Cognitive Testing)

    05 Educational Video on The Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (EPS)

    02 Educational Videos on the Simpson-Angus Scale (Extrapyramidal Side Effects)

    02 Educational Videos on The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM

    05 Educational Videos on The CY-BOCS (Children’s Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale)

    01 Educational Video on The K-SADS-PL (Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Present and Lifetime).

    Honors/Awards:

    Elected to Sr. Fellow Status, Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA)

    Recipient, Visiting Fellowship, APA’s Advanced Training Institute in Functional

         Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), Harvard Medical School 

    Included in Lexington’s Who’s Who Biographical Registry Millennium Edition

    Included in the Dictionary of American Scholars (10th Edition)                   

    Recipient of the City University of N.Y. Ph.D. Alumni Assn’s Achievement Award

    Included in Who's Who in Medicine & Healthcare

    Included in Who's Who in the East (25th ed.)

    Philip Morris Racial Tolerance Award Project Instructor

    P.E.W. Faculty Development Award, Long Island University

    National Institute of Mental Health Minority Research Investigator Fellowship Award

    Elected to Sigma Xi Honorary Research Society in Psychology

    Elected to the Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

    New York State Head Injury Association Recognition Award

    National Science Foundation Fellow

    Professional Affiliations

    American Psychological Association

    Diplomate: American Board of Professional Disability Consultants

    Senior Fellow, Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback

    Member, Common Rules and Standards Task Force, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards 

    Board Certified, Biofeedback Certification Institute           

    Member, Board of Advisors, The Center for Advanced Study in India (Clinical Trials  Consultant)                                             

    Hispanic Neuropsychological Society

    International Neuropsychological Society

    Chair, New York State Board for Psychology (NYS Education Dept)

    New York Academy of Traumatic Brain Injury (2005-2011)

    New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)

    NYSPA Neuropsychology Division (2000-2012)

    Board of Directors, North Carolina Biofeedback Society (2006-2009)

    LISA SAMSTAG

    Professor of Psychology; Director of Psychotherapy Research and Clinical Supervisor, Psychological Services Center, LIU BrooklynB.A., Psychology, Queen’s University; M.A., Psychology, City University of New York, M. Phil., Psychology, City University of New York; Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, City University of New York

    Specialties:

    Psychotherapy Research (e.g., therapeutic alliance development, alliance ruptures, process-outcome); Clinical Research (e.g., depression, anxiety, personality disorders, attachment); Developmental Research (e.g., parenting, infertility)

    Publications:

    Samstag, L. W. (2012). Introduction to the special section on ethical issues in clinical writing.  Psychotherapy, 49, 1-2.

    Samstag, L.W. (2009). Mending the gap: An introduction to the commentaries on Dinger, Strack, Sachesse, and Schauenburg (2009). Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 46, 275-276.

    Muran, J.C., Safran, J.D., Gorman, B. S., Samstag, L.W., Eubanks-Carter, C., & Winston, A. (2009). The relationship of early alliance ruptures and their resolution to process and outcome in three time-limited psychotherapies for personality disorders. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 46, 233-248.

    Gelso, C. & Samstag, L.W. (2008). The therapeutic relationship. In S.D. Brown & R.W. Lent (Eds.). Handbook of counseling psychology (4th edition) (pp. 267-283). New York: John Wiley.

    Catay, Z., Allen, R., & Samstag, L.W. (2008). Maternal regulation strategies in the United States and Turkey: A brief report. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 39, 644-649.

    Muran, J.C. & Samstag, L.W. (2008). Comment: Can some interpersonalists be more different than alike? Implications for method in practice and research.  Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 45, 320-323.

    Samstag, L.W., Muran, J.C., Wachtel, P.L., Slade, A., Safran, J.D., & Winston, A. (2008). Evaluating negative process: A comparison of working alliance, interpersonal behavior, and narrative coherency among three psychotherapy outcome conditions. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 62, 165-194.

    Samstag, L.W. (2007). The necessary and sufficient conditions of therapeutic personality change: Reaction to Rogers’ 1957 article. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 44, 295-299.

    Samstag, L.W. (2006). The working alliance in psychotherapy: An overview of the invited papers in the special section.  Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 43, 299-306.

    Muran, J.C., Safran, J.D., Samstag, L.W., & Winston, A. (2005). A comparative treatment study of personality disorders. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 42, 512-531.

    Safran, J.D., Muran, J.C., Samstag, L.W., & Winston, A. (2005). A comparative treatment study of potential treatment failures. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 42, 532-545.

    Samstag, L.W., Muran, J.C., & Safran, J.D. (2004). Defining and identifying alliance ruptures. In D. Charman (Ed.), “Core concepts in brief dynamic psychotherapy” (pp. 187-214). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.

    Safran, J.D., Muran, J.C., Samstag, L.W., & Stevens, C.L. (2002). Repairing alliance ruptures. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 38, 406-412.

    Samstag, L.W. (2002). The common versus unique factors hypothesis in psychotherapy research: Did we misinterpret Rosenzweig? Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 12, 58-66.

    Honors/Awards:

    Fellow: American Psychological Association, Division 29, (September, 2008).

    I. H. Paul Dissertation Award: Presented by the Clinical Psychology Department of The City University of New York, New York, NY, (May, 1998).

    Professional Affiliations

    American Psychoanalytic Association – Research Associate
    American Psychological Association: Divisions 12, 29, & 39
    Harry Stack Sullivan Society (2003-2009)
    Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration
    Society for Psychotherapy Research
    White Society

    ELLIOTT SCHUMAN

    Professor of PsychologyB.S., U.S. Naval Academy; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Arbitration, Freud, Mediation, Mental Health and Ethics, Psychotherapy, Schizophrenia

    Public Administration

    BEVERLY LYONS

    Professor of Public Administration; Director, Advanced Certificate in Gerontology AdministrationB.A., Queens College, CUNY; M.A., New York University; G.E.C., Hunter-Mount Sinai Geriatric Program; Ph.D., Fordham University

    Specialties:

    Disparities Between Racial/Ethnic Minority and Majority Older Adults, the Use of Alternative and Complementary Medicines Among People of Color, the Impact of Nutrition and Lifestyle throughout the Life Course, Barriers to Advance Health Care Planning Among Older Adults of Color

    Publications:

    • Author, “Cultural food habits among Caribbean-born immigrants: How do chronic kidney disease clients fare?” published in The Journal of Policy Forum
    • Author, “The food habits of Black older adults in New York City: Are these differences between African Americans and Caribbean-born Immigrants,” published in The Journal of Policy Forum
    • Author, “5-A-day fruit and vegetable initiative: How do African American elders fare?” published in African American Research Perspectives
    • Co-author, “The role of print media in reducing health disparities among minorities,” published in African American Research Perspectives
    • Co-author, “Differences between older Black residents of special care units (SCUs) and of traditional units,” published in the Journal of Social Work and Long-Term Care
    • Co-author, “The impact of cognitive impairment, functional impairment, and behavior disorders on affective disorder,” published in the Journal of Social Work and Long-Term Care
    • Co-author, “Reducing health risks and psychological distress among older black residents of naturally occurring retirement communities,” published in the Journal of Gerontological Social Work
    • Author, “Sociocultural differences between American-born and West Indian-born elderly Blacks: A comparative study of health and social service use”
    • Co-author, “Cultural differences in health beliefs: Implications for social work practice in health care settings,” published in Social Work in Health Care

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named a “Rising Teaching Star” by Long Island University Magazine
    • Recipient, National Institute on Aging Research Fellowship at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
    • Recipient: Pilot Investigator’s Award, Resource Center for Minority Aging (RCMAR), Columbia University Center for the Active Life of Minority Elders (CALME)
    • Inductee, Pi Alpha Alpha (honor society)
    • Inductee, Phi Upsilon Omicron (honor society)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Registered Dietitian (R.D.), Commission on Dietetic Registration
    • Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (C.D.N.), New York State Department of Education, Division of Licensing Services
    • Licensed Master Social Worker (L.M.S.W.), New York State Department of Education, Division of Licensing Services
    • Member, National Association of Social Work (NASW)
    • Member, American Dietetic Association (ADA)
    • Member, Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
    • Member, State Society on Aging of New York (SSA)
    • Member, Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn (SUN-B)
    • Member, American Society of Public Administration (ASPA)
    • Member School Representative, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
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    Religion

    DAVID COHEN

    Dean, Richard L. Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor of BiologyB.S., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Biology, Evolution, Plant Morphogenesis

    FATHER CHARLES KEENEY

    ChaplainB.A., Cathedral College; M.Div., Seminary of the Immaculate Conception

    Specialties:

    Catholic Religion

    Respiratory Care

    THOMAS J. JOHNSON

    Director, Division of Respiratory Care; Associate Professor of Respiratory CareB.A., Fordham University; M.S., LIU Brooklyn

    Specialties:

    Chemical and Biological Warfare, Respiratory Care Management, Trauma Care

    Publications:

    Peer Reviewed

    • Johnson, T Managing Disasters: Respiratory Care in Mass Critical Care: In Wyka K, Matthews PJ, Clark WF Foundations of Respiratory Care, 2nd edition, 2009 Delmar Thompson Learning Albany NY (in print)
    • Goodfellow L, Johnson T, Barnes T, Opt’Holt T, Wilkins R, Percey Edwards, a Computerized Case National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium, 2007 http://ntcc.ucsd.edu
    • Johnson, Thomas J, DeRose D, Phillips A Will Respiratory Care Become Single Gender Medical Profession? A survey of Enrollment by Gender in Respiratory Care Programs (abstract) Respiratory Care 2003, 48:11; 1067
    • Johnson Thomas J. Aftermath of 9/11: What Have Respiratory Therapists Management Bulletin. Sept/Oct 2000
      Johnson T.
    • The Impending Human Resource Crisis in Respiratory Care Learned? AARC Times Nov 2003, 27:11; 34-38AARC Johnson TJ.
    • Emergency Preparedness and Respiratory Care Education AARC Education Bulletin #18 Winter 2002 Bessmertny O, DiGregorio RV, Cohen H, Becker E, Looney D, Golden J, Kohl L, and Johnson T.
    • A Randomized Clinical Trail of Nebulized Magnesium Sulfate in Addition to Albuterol in the Treatment of Acute Mild-to-Moderate Asthma Exacerbations in Adults. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2002 39:6; 585-591

    Not-Peer Reviewed

    • Johnson, Thomas J Biological Terror Countermeasures and Respiratory Care. RT. 2004 August 33-35, 42
    • Johnson, TJ 2,000 Years of Biowarfare. Military History. 2002, August 24, 74-77
    • Johnson TJ, Survival Guide: Taking Over a New Managerial Position Requires People Skills. Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2001 Jan; 10(1): 49-50
    • Johnson T, Medicine and Warriors. In: Stricevic MV, Karate, Martial Art and Sport, Vol 5, 2000
    • Johnson T, The Impending Human Resource Crisis in Respiratory Care. Focus, 2001 Spring: 10-25
    • Johnson TJ, A Transition Timeline. . Advance for Respiratory Care Managers. 2001 Jan; 10(1): 50
    • Stricevic MV, Karate Martial Art and Sport Volume 3. 1999 Johnson T, (contributing author)
    • Stricevic MV, Karate Martial Art and Sport Volume 2. 1997 Johnson T, (contributing author)

    Presentations

    • “What is the Potential for Sudden Death due to Long Q-T Syndrome in Intercollegiate Athletes? (Poster/platform) American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress December 1-4, 2001 San Antonio Texas
    • “Detection of Occult Exercise-Induced Asthma in Collegiate Athletes Following a Six Minute Run” (Poster/platform) American Association of Respiratory Care International Congress December 1-4, 2001 San Antonio Texas
    • NYSSRC 23rd Managers’ and Educators’ Conference “Respiratory Care: Where are We Going and How Will We Get There” June 4, 2010
    • NJSRC Shore Conference “Disaster Management from Preparedness to Recovery” October 16, 2008
    • NYSSRC 9th Turning Stone Conference “Disaster Management: From Natural Ones to Terrorism, the Nature of the Beast” and “Better Clinical Decisions: How to Think Like a Doc” September 11, 2008
    • 21st Annual Managers & Educators’ Conference, Round Top NY “Managing Disasters and Terrorism” June 5, 2008
    • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Neonatal Resuscitation, It’s All New” and “How Doctors Think” November 9, 2007
    • 20th Annual Managers/Educators Conference “Propaganda, Professionalism and Other ‘P’ Words” June 7-8, 2007
    • Albany Teaching Day NEC-NYSSRC "ARDS and an Influenza Pandemic" March 30, 2007
    • Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Topics in Respiratory Care “Pandemic Influenza” December 4, 2006
    • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Preparing for a Flu Pandemic”, “Know Your Enemy, Gram-Negative and Other Evil-Doers”, “Chest Trauma” and “Taking Over a Leadership Position” November 3, 2006
    • J. Robert Wilson Memorial Lecture Akron, OH “Flu Pandemic: Crisis & Opportunity” Medical Management of the Bio-chemical Victim” October 20, 2006
    • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress, “Treating the Chemical Victim” December 3, 2005
    • West Point Hudson Valley Respiratory Managers Conference, “Countermeasures to Terrorism Part I – Blast, Incendiary and Nuclear”, “Countermeasures to Terrorism Part II – Biological and Chemical” and “Pulmonary Hypertension” November 11, 2005
    • American Association for Respiratory Care, Summer Forum “Lights, Camera, Action-Community Theatre Actors in ‘Teaching and Assessing Interview Skills’ and ‘Assessing Affective Skills’” July 8, 2005
    • 18th Annual Spring Forum “RT’s Response to Chemical Weapons” and “”Certification in Use of Nerve Agent Antidote Kit” June 10, 2005
    • Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Valley Forge Conference “Respiratory Care’s Countermeasures to Chemical Terrorism” April 22, 2005
    • North West Area Heath Education Consortium’s 19th High Country Conference on Respiratory Care “Countermeasures to Chemical Terror” and “ Countermeasures by Respiratory Therapists to Biological Terrorism” February 9, 2005
    • New York State Society for Respiratory Care Conference at Turning Stone “ Respiratory Care’s Countermeasures to Chemical Terror” October 1, 2004
    • 17th Annual Respiratory Care Spring Forum “The RTs Role in Dealing with Bioterrorism” June 11, 2004
    • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress, “Bioweapons, Medical Countermeasures” and “Lessons Learned by Hospital RC Departments: The Aftermath of 9-11 in New York City” December 8, 2003
    • American Association for Respiratory Care, Summer Forum The Dr. H.F. Helmholtz, Jr. Educational Lecture Series “Teaching Your Students and Staff About Inhaled Toxic Agents” and “What Can We Teach About Bioterrorism? Teach Everything!” July 26, 2003
    • Arizona Society for Respiratory Care. “Managing the Bugs of Bioterror” and “So What is a Nice Respiratory Therapist like You to do with the Victims of Bio-chem Terrorism?” June 4, 2003
    • Region II for Respiratory Care “The Aftermath of 9/11 in New York City: What We Have Learned Medically.” April 11, 2003
    • Primedia Workplace Learning (live broadcast) “Biological and Toxic Terror: A Primer for Respiratory Care and Healthcare Providers.” March 25, 2003
    • New York State Society for Respiratory Care- Southeastern Chapter Annual Symposium “Preparing for the Worst – Bioterrorism.” November 8, 2002
    • New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care Annual Shore Conference “The RTs Role in the Treatment of the Gas Terrorist Victim” October 25, 2002
    • Focus Conference on Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine “Healthcare Practitioners Response to Bioterrorism” April 26, 2002
    • University Health Care Consortium “Preparing the Respiratory Therapist for the Unthinkable Gas Warfare Terrorism” and “Respiratory Therapists Response to Bioterrorism” February 19, 2002
    • West Point Conference Hudson Valley Respiratory Directors’ Association “Preparing the Respiratory Therapist for Gas Warfare” “Hemodynamics: What Do the Numbers Mean?” October 26, 2001
    • Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care. Nashville, TN; AIDS, TB and the Healthcare Worker June 20, 1991
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    Schizophrenia

    SAMUEL C. JONES

    Associate Professor of Social WorkB.A., SUNY Stony Brook; M.S.W., D.S.W., Hunter College School of Social Work, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Psycho-Educational Treatment for Families with a Schizophrenic Member, Short-Term Therapy

    Sickle Cell Anemia

    MARIA VOGELSTEIN

    Assistant Dean, Conolly College; Assistant Professor of Biology B.S., St. Joseph’s College; M.S., New York University

    Specialties:

    Anatomy, Cell Biology, Hematology, Histology (slides of human tissue), Light and Electron Microscopy, Physiology, Sickle Cell Anemia

    Slavery

    MICHAEL BENNETT

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Whitman College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Specialties:

    Abolition Movement, African-American Literature, Slavery, Urban Ecological Criticism

    Publications:

    • Co-editor, “Recovering the Body: Self-Representations by African American Women”
    • Co-editor, “The Nature of Cities: Ecocriticism and Urban Environments”
    • Author, “The Nature of Slavery: Frederick Douglass and Anti-Pastoralism,” published in “Beyond Nature Writing”
    • Co-author, “We Can See Them, But We Can’t Hear Them: LGBT Members of African American Families,” published in “Queer Families, Queer Politics: Challenging Culture and the State”
    • Author, “African American Families and Public Policy: The Legacy of the Moynihan Report,” published in “African Americans and the Public Agenda: The Paradoxes of Public Policy”

    Social Work

    SAMUEL C. JONES

    Associate Professor of Social WorkB.A., SUNY Stony Brook; M.S.W., D.S.W., Hunter College School of Social Work, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Psycho-Educational Treatment for Families with a Schizophrenic Member, Short-Term Therapy

    SUSANNA JONES, PHD, MSW

    Professor; Chair, Department of Social WorkB.A., California State University, Northridge; M.S.W., San Jose State University; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Immigration Policy and Practice, Single Motherhood, History of the American Family, Marriage and Family Policy, Feminist Theory

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with immigrant clients: Perils and possibilities for social workers,” Families in Society (2012)
    • Co-author, articles published in the Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare (2012); Social Work Practice with Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging Themes (2010); Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work (2009); Socialism & Democracy (2008); and Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs (2008)
    • Author, "Exercising agency, Becoming a single mother: Decision making processes of unmarried women," published in Marriage and Family Review (2008)
    • Author, “Social Work,” published in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition (2008)
    • Author, “Lucy Stone,” published in the Dictionary of Modern Philosophers, 1860-1960 (2005)
    • Author, "Review: 'Before Roe: Abortion Policy in the United States' by Paula Nossiff," published by the Association for Research on Mothering (2004)
    • Author, "Review: 'Sing Your Own Song: A Guide for Single Mothers' by Cynthia Orange," published by the Association for Research on Mothering

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, National Association of Social Workers, NYC Chapter
    • Member, Council on Social Work Education
    • Member, Baccalaureate Program Directors
    • Member, Phi Alpha Iota Chi Social Work Honor Society
    AMANDIA SPEAKES-LEWIS

    Coordinator, MSW Program-Brooklyn Campus; Associate ProfessorB.A. Stony Brook University; M.S.W. Stony Brook University; PhD, Adelphi University

    Specialties:

    HIV/AIDS, health disparities, mental health, relationships, couples

    Publications:

    Co-author  "Emotional Strain in Caregiving", Published in Journal of Women and Aging"(2011)

    Co-author "Food habits of black older adults in New York City: Are there difference between African-American and Caribbean born immigrants?" Roundtable on Forum on Public Policy, (2007)

    Author "Understanding blame and burnout in HIV/AIDS: recommendations for effective practice"  North American Journal of Psychology,  (2011)

    Co-author "The move toward American modernity: Empowerment and individualism in the black mega church", Journal of African American Studies. (2011)

    Honors/Awards:

    Community Leadership Award

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, Council on Social Work Education
    • Member, National Minority AIDS Council
    • Member, National Association of Social Workers
    • Licensed Clinical Social Work, State of New York
    • Member Phi Alpha Iota, Social Work Honor Society
    DONNA S. WANG, PHD, LMSW

    Associate Professor, Social Work B.S. Shippensburg University; M.S.W. Temple University; PhD, Fordham University

    Specialties:

    Gerontology, social work education, mental health in ethnic minorities, alternative therapies

    Publications:

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). The benefits of gardening for older adults: A systematic review of the literature. Activities, Adaptation and Aging.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Attitudes toward gay men and lesbian women among heterosexual social work faculty. Journal of Social Work Education.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Faculty knowledge of aging: Results of a national sample. Educational Gerontology.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Connecting older adults generations through a multi-media reminiscence program. Activities, Adaptation and Aging.

    Co-Author, A. (Accepted, in press). “Being Grounded”- Benefits of gardening for older adults in low-income housing. Journal of Housing for the Elderly.

    Co-Author (Accepted, in press). Social workers’ attitudes towards working older adults: A review of the literature. Journal of Social Work Education.

    Author (In press). Review: Transforming Palliative Care in Nursing Homes, The Social Work Role, Edited by Mercedes Bern-Klug. Columbia University Press, NY, 2010. Book review for Activities, Adaptation and Aging. Submitted October 1, 2011.

    Author (2012). Review: Aging our way: Lessons learned for living from 85 and beyond. By Loe, M. Oxford University Press, NY, 2011. Book review for The Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 29 (2), 194-196.

    Co-Author (2012, online). Social work faculty interest in aging: Impact of education, knowledge, comfort, and experience. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education.

    Author (2012). Caregiving for dementia in Asian communities: Implications for practice. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 21, (3) 249-273.

    Author (2012). The use of self and reflective practice in relational teaching and adult learning: A social work perspective. Reflective Practice, 13 (1), 55-63. DOI:10.1080/14623943.2011.616887

    Author (2011). Interdisciplinary methods of treatment of depression in older adults: A primer for practitioners. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 35 (4), 298-314.

    Co-Author (2011). Managing pain in older adults: The benefits of yoga postures, meditation and mindfulness. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 27 (2), 104-109.

    Author (2011). Contextual considerations for effective mental health treatment of Asian Americans. In Malgady, R. (Ed.). Cultural Competence in Assessment, Diagnosis, and Psychotherapy with Ethnic Minorities: Perspectives from Psychology, Social Work, and Education, pg. 61-81. Bentham Science Publishers. eISBN: 978-1-60805-130-4. doi: 10.2174/978160805130410081

    Author (2010). The use of yoga for spiritual development in older adults: A theoretical perspective using socioemotional selectivity theory and gerotranscendence. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 20 (1), 25-27.

    Author (2010). Feasibility of a yoga intervention for enhancing the mental well-being and physical functioning of older adults living in the community. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 34 (2), 85-97.

    Author (2009). The use of yoga for mental and physical health among older adults: a review of the literature. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 19 (1), 91-96.

    Author (2009). Recruitment and retention of older adults: Lessons shared from conducting an intervention study. Perspectives on Social Work, 7 (2), 33-37.

    Author (2004). Service Delivery and Research Considerations for the 85+ Population, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 43 (1), 5-17.

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, AGE-SW
    • Member, Council on Social Work Education
    • Member, Gerontological Association of America
    • Member, International Association of Yoga Therapists
    • Member, National Association of Social Workers
    • Member, Society for Social Work and Research
    • Licensed Social Worker, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    • Licensed Master of Social Work, State of New York
    • Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance

    Speech

    LAURA KOENIG

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.A., Linguistics, University of Chicago; M.A., Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Speech & Hearing Sciences, The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Multiculturalism, Speech Perception, Speech Science

    NELSON MOSES

    Chair, Communication Sciences and Disorders; Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.A., M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, City College of New York; Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, New York University

    Specialties:

    Language Disorders in Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities, Speech-Language Pathology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Intervention Planning for Children with Communications Disorders”
    LU-FENG SHI

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersM.B., Shanghai Medical University; Ph.D. & M.S., Audiology, Syracuse University

    GINA YOUMANS

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.S., M.S., Psychology, Florida State University; M.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences, North Carolina Chapel Hill ; Ph.D., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida State University

    SCOTT YOUMANS

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.S., Communication Disorders, College of Saint Rose; M.Ed., Communication Disorders, North Carolina Central University; Ph.D., Communication Sciences Disorders, Florida State University

    Sports

    JOSEPH DORINSON

    Professor of HistoryB.A., M.Phil., Columbia University

    Specialties:

    African-American Sports Heroes, Brooklyn, Humor Studies, Jewish History, Popular Culture, Russian Immigration, Sports History

    Publications:

    • Author, “Ethnic Humor: Subversion and Survival,” published in “What’s So Funny? Humor in American Culture”
    • Author, “Anyone Here A Sailor? Popular Entertainment and the Navy”
    • Co-editor, “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream”
    • Author, “Jackie’s a Hero Now — But He Wasn’t Always” and “Paul Robeson, All-American,” published in the New York Daily News
    • Co-editor, “Paul Robeson (1898-1976): A Centennial Symposium,” Pennsylvania History
    • Author, “The Educational Alliance: An Institutional Study in Americanization and Acculturation,” published in “Immigration and Ethnicity”
    • Author, “Brooklyn: The Elusive Image,” published in “Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?”
    KEVIN DUFFY

    Assistant Professor, Division of Athletic Training, Health & Exercise ScienceB.S. in Physical Education & Exercise Science, Brooklyn College; M.S. in Athletic Training, LIU Brooklyn

    Specialties:

    Strength & Conditioning, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation, Sports Performance Training

    Publications:

    • Co-author (2011), “Response Time to Stimuli in Division I Soccer Players,” published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research
    • Co-author (2010), “Gender Influences of Response Time to Sensory Stimuli,” published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, April 2010

    Honors/Awards:

    National Athletic Trainer’s Association Bobby Gunn Leadership Award

    Professional Affiliations

    Member, National Athletic Trainer’s Association  (NATA)
    Member, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
    Member, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

    GREG FOX

    Associate Athletic Director/External RelationsB.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University

    Specialties:

    Sports Marketing, Sports Writing, Sports Public Relations

    Publications:

    • Author, “Radicals on the Road: The Politics of English Travel Writing in the 1930s”
    TRACYE RAWLS-MARTIN

    Director, Athletic Training Education Programs; Assistant Professor of Sports SciencesB.S., M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Athletic Training, Sports Medicine & Exercise Physiology

    Publications:

    • Co-author, "Gender Influence of Response Time to Sensory Stimuli," published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (In Press)
    EUGENE SPATZ

    Director, Sports Sciences Division; Associate Professor of Sports Sciences; Coordinator, Adapted Physical Education Track; Coordinator, Coaching & Conditioning TrackB.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University

    Specialties:

    Adapted Physical Education

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Leisure-time Internet use does not correlate with obesity or physical fitness among African-American adolescent girls,” published in Pediatric Exercise Science
    SHEILA P. VAKHARIA

    Assistant ProfessorB.A. University of Rochester; M.S.W. Binghamton University; Ph.D., Florida International University

    Specialties:

    Substance use; Ethical issues in the treatment of substance “abuse”; Harm reduction interventions; Drug user stigma; Overdose prevention, Social work education; Drug policy; The disease construction of addiction

    Publications:

    Macgowan, M. J. & Vakharia, S. P. (2012). Teaching standards-based group work competencies to social work students: An empirical examination. Research on Social Work Practice, 22, 380-388. doi: 10.1177/1049731512442249
    Wong, S. E. & Vakharia, S. P. (2012). Teaching research and practice evaluation skills to graduate social work students. Research on Social Work Practice, 22,714-718. doi: 10.1177/1049731512451060

    Honors/Awards:

    Fannie Bigelow Prize, Susan B. Anthony Women’s Leadership Institute, University of Rochester (2004)

    Professional Affiliations

    Licensed Master of Social Work in the State of New York

    Stuttering

    AMY PATRAKA GINSBERG

    Associate Dean, School of Education; Associate Professor of CounselingB.A., Tufts University; Ed.M., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Identity Development, Young Adulthood, the Psychology of Stuttering, School Violence Prevention

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with students who stutter,” published in the Kappa Delta Pi Record (2002)
    • Author, “Shame, self-consciousness and locus of control in people who stutter,” published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology (2000)
    • Co-author, “Understanding stuttering and counseling clients who stutter,” published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (2000)
    • Co-author, “The effectiveness of the ‘Warning Signs’ program in educating youth about violence prevention: A study with urban high school students,” published in Professional School Counseling (2003)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient and Project Director, $300,000 federal grant for the establishment of youth violence prevention collaborative programming in downtown Brooklyn, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2001-2003)
    • Recipient and Project Director, $10,000 award in support of youth and community development initiative, Tiger Woods Foundation (2003)
    • Recipient, $1,000 award in support of college campus violence prevention efforts, Robert G. Porter Scholar’s Program, American Federation of Teachers (2003)
    • Recipient, $5,000 award for coordination of counseling services at the Learning Center for Educators and Families, Paul Newman/Newman’s Own Foundation (2001)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, The American Counseling Association
    • Member, The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Member, The American Psychological Association, Division 17: Counseling Psychology
    • Member, New York State Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Mental Health Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Psychological Association
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    Taxation (see Accounting)

    MYRNA L. FISCHMAN

    Finance, Law, Accounting and Taxation Department; Professor of Accounting; Director, Center for Accounting Education; Adviser, Accounting SocietyB.S., M.S., City College, CUNY; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Accounting, Accounting Education

    Publications:

    • Editor, Delta Pi Epsilon Annual Yearbook
    • Author “Who will teach our Future CPAs?” published in Trusted Professional
    • Reviewer, The CPA Journal

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, Community Service Society Award (1969)
    • Recipient, Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award (1994-95)
    • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Soroptimist International (1997)
    • Recipient, Director’s Award, Department of the Treasury, IRS (2000)
    • Executive Professional of the Year, Strathmore’s Who’s Who?

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, New York State Society Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Member, Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE)
    • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Member, American Accountants Association (AAA)
    • Member, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
    • Member, Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

    Theatre

    BARBARA PARISI

    Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., Hunter College, CUNY; M.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., The Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Communication Studies, Performance Studies, Theatre

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Empowerment Through Communication”
    • Editor, “The Best American Short Plays” series

    Honors/Awards:

    • A founder and the executive director of the Ryan Repertory Company at the Harry Warren Theatre, Brooklyn
    JOHN SANNUTO

    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., D.A., New York University

    Specialties:

    Directing, Movement for Actors, Oral Interpretation, Public Speaking, Theatre, Voice and Diction

    Toxicology

    HENRY COHEN

    Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., M.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Adverse Drug Reactions, Infectious Diseases, Intensive Care Medicine

    VICTOR COHEN

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Northeastern University; Pharm.D., St. John’s University

    Specialties:

    Emergency Medicine and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Care, Pharmacotherapy

    ROBERT V. DIGREGORIO

    Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., St. John’s University; Pharm.D., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Specialties:

    Adverse Drug Reactions, Ambulatory Care, Arrhythmias, Asthma, Bioterrorism Emergency Preparedness, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiovascular Medications, Disaster Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Medication Errors, Pharmacy Practice, Toxicology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Primary Care”
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapetics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide” Author, “A randomized trial of nebulized magnesium sulfate in addition to albuterol in the treatment of acute mild-to-moderate acute asthma exacerbations in adults,” published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine
    • Author, “The appropriate selection of a low molecular weight heparin for an Acust Coronary Syndrome clinical pathway,” published in The New York Health-System Pharmacist
    • Author, “Pharmacotherapeutic Advances in Cardiac Resuscitation: A Review of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support,” included in “Guidelines and their Impact on Pharmacy Practice,” published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    • Author, “Pharmacoethics: Unblinding a clinical trial for personal gain,” published in The Pharmacist
    • Author, “Evaluation of the periotest as a diagnostic tool for dental implants,” published in the Journal of Oral Implantology
    JOSEPH P. NATHAN

    Director, International Drug Information Center and the Pharmacy Student Computer Laboratory; Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeB.S., Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; M.S., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University; Pharm.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    Specialties:

    Drug Information Services, Drug Information Literacy

    Publications:

    • Co-author, articles in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHP), the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA), the Annals of Pharmacotherapy, and Hospital Pharmacy
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    Urban Issues

    MICHAEL BENNETT

    Professor of EnglishB.A., Whitman College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

    Specialties:

    Abolition Movement, African-American Literature, Slavery, Urban Ecological Criticism

    Publications:

    • Co-editor, “Recovering the Body: Self-Representations by African American Women”
    • Co-editor, “The Nature of Cities: Ecocriticism and Urban Environments”
    • Author, “The Nature of Slavery: Frederick Douglass and Anti-Pastoralism,” published in “Beyond Nature Writing”
    • Co-author, “We Can See Them, But We Can’t Hear Them: LGBT Members of African American Families,” published in “Queer Families, Queer Politics: Challenging Culture and the State”
    • Author, “African American Families and Public Policy: The Legacy of the Moynihan Report,” published in “African Americans and the Public Agenda: The Paradoxes of Public Policy”
    KATHLEEN KESSON

    Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership; Professor of Teaching, Learning and LeadershipB.A., Flaming Rainbow University (through Westminster College’s University Without Walls Program) ; M.Ed., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

    Specialties:

    Teacher Research and Inquiry, Critical Theory and Critical Pedagogy, Aesthetics in Education, Spirituality in Education, Democracy and Education, Young Adult Literature

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “(De)liberating curriculum and pedagogy: Exploring the promise and perils of ‘scientifically-based’ approaches”
    • Editor, “Defending public schools: Teaching for a democratic society”
    • Co-author, “Curriculum wisdom: Educational decisions in democratic societies”
    • Co-author, “Understanding democratic curriculum leadership”
    • Co-author, “Reconceptualizing professional development for curriculum leadership: Inspired by John Dewey and informed by Alain Badiou,” published in Educational Philosophy and Theory
    • Co-author, “Descriptive inquiry: A contemplative approach to classroom-based research,” published in Teachers College Record
    • Author, “For the love of frogs: Promoting ecological sensitivity through the arts,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Inhuman powers and ‘Terrible Things’: The theory and practice of alienated labor in urban schools,” published in The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies
    • Author, “Different approaches to citizenship education,” published in Social Science Docket
    • Author, “Jung’s archetypal psychology and teacher development,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Doing good science: On the virtues of simply ‘messing about,’” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Author, “Contemplative spirituality, currere, and social transformation: Finding our ‘way,’” published in Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
    • Author, “Thinking against from within: Reconstituting the university as a democratic space,” published in The Vermont Connection
    • Co-author, “Integrated curriculum and service learning: Linking school-based knowledge and social action,” published in English Education
    • Author, “The foundations of holism: Some philosophical and political dilemmas,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Eco-logos: Postmodern revelations and the recovery of archaic wisdoms,” published in JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “The unfinished puzzle: Toward a dynamic holism,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “A neo-humanist model of education,” Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Malefic generosity,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Human ecology curriculum,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Teacher as researcher,” published in The Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
    • Author, “Cultivating democratic character: Reconceptualising “citizenship” for a partnership era,” published in “Alternative Educational Futures: Pedagogies for an Emergent World”
    • Author, “Teaching,” published in “Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: The Effects of School Reform in a Neoliberal/Neoconservative Age”
    • Co-author, “Descriptive inquiry as transformative teacher preparation,” published in “Curriculum for a Progressive, Provocative, Poetic, and Public Pedagogy”
    • Author, “An inhuman power: Alienated labor in low-performing schools,” published in “Defending Public Schools: Teaching For A Democratic Society”
    • Co-author, “Cultivating democratic curriculum judgments: Toward a mature profession,” published in “Defending Public Schools: Teaching For A Democratic Society”
    • Co-author, “Democratic education and the creation of the just and loving community,” published in “Creativity And Collaborative Learning: A Practical Guide To Empowering Students And Teachers”
    • Co-author, “On the need for a new theory of experience,” published in “Curriculum Visions”
    • Author, “Tantra: The quest for the ecstatic mind,” published in “Nurturing Our Wholeness”
    • Author, “Contemplative spirituality, currere, and social transformation: Finding our ‘way,’” published in “Educational Yearning: The Journey Of The Spirit And Democratic Education”
    • Co-author, “Curriculum work as public intellectual leadership” published in the proceedings of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference
    • Author, “Investigating spiritual experience: Progressive pedagogy and the nonrational,” published in “Higher Education And Democracy: Experiments In Progressive Pedagogy At Goddard College”
    • Author, “Critical theory and holistic education: Carrying on the conversation,” published in “The Renewal Of Meaning In Education”
    • Author, “Curriculum theory and pedagogic practice: Troubling the split between idea and lived experience,” published in The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy
    • Author, “The spiritual dimensions of curriculum,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Co-author, “Review: ‘Intellectual advancement through disciplinarity’ by William F. Pinar,” published in Educational Researcher
    • Author, “Review: ‘Re-envisioning education and democracy’ by Ruthanne Kurth-Schai and Charles R. Green,” published in Teachers College Record
    • Author, “Review: ‘The primal, the modern, and the vital center: A theory of balanced culture in a living place’ by Donald W. Oliver, Julie Canniff and Jouni Korhonen,” published in Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    • Co-author, “Review: ‘The lure of the transcendent: Collected essays by Dwayne E. Huebner’ edited by Vikki Hillis,” published in Curriculum Inquiry
    • Author, “Review: ‘Experience and education’ by John Dewey,” published in Teacher Magazine
    • Author, “Review: ‘The universal schoolhouse’ by James Moffett,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Review: ‘Holistic education: Some Australian explorations’ by David and Helen Dufty,” published in the Australian Journal of Curriculum Inquiry
    • Author, “Review of the work of C.A. Bowers,” published in Holistic Education Review
    • Author, “Three Poems from San Francisco Series,” published in Downtown Brooklyn

    Honors/Awards:

    • Elected Member, Professors of Curriculum
    • Recipient, Ted Aoki Award, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing
    • Holmes Scholar, Oklahoma State University
    • Recipient, Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, Oklahoma State University
    • Dean J. Andrew Holley Scholarship, Oklahoma State University
    • Best Paper Award, Wholistic Education SIG American Education Research Association

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
    • Member, International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
    • Member, American Education Research Association
    • Member, John Dewey Society
    • Member, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
    • Member, Editorial Boards of the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Teacher Inquiry and Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice
    JOSÉ RÁMÓN SÁNCHEZ

    Chair, Urban Studies Department; Professor of Political ScienceB.A., Columbia University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Political Theory, Power, Puerto Rican Politics, Political Science Methods and Writing, Urban Studies, Housing

    Publications:

    • Author, “Notice of Eviction: The History of Puerto Rican Housing in New York City 1920-1980,” published in Centro Journal
    • Author, “The Permanent Housing Shortage: The New York Experience”
    • Author, “Puerto Ricans and the Door of Participation in U.S. Politics,” published in “Hispanic Cultures of the United States”
    • Author, “Puerto Rican Politics in New York: A Critique of Second Hand Theory,” published in “Latinos in New York”
    • Author, “Boricua Power; A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States”
    • Co-author, “The Iraq Papers”
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    Violence Prevention

    AMY PATRAKA GINSBERG

    Associate Dean, School of Education; Associate Professor of CounselingB.A., Tufts University; Ed.M., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Identity Development, Young Adulthood, the Psychology of Stuttering, School Violence Prevention

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with students who stutter,” published in the Kappa Delta Pi Record (2002)
    • Author, “Shame, self-consciousness and locus of control in people who stutter,” published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology (2000)
    • Co-author, “Understanding stuttering and counseling clients who stutter,” published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (2000)
    • Co-author, “The effectiveness of the ‘Warning Signs’ program in educating youth about violence prevention: A study with urban high school students,” published in Professional School Counseling (2003)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient and Project Director, $300,000 federal grant for the establishment of youth violence prevention collaborative programming in downtown Brooklyn, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2001-2003)
    • Recipient and Project Director, $10,000 award in support of youth and community development initiative, Tiger Woods Foundation (2003)
    • Recipient, $1,000 award in support of college campus violence prevention efforts, Robert G. Porter Scholar’s Program, American Federation of Teachers (2003)
    • Recipient, $5,000 award for coordination of counseling services at the Learning Center for Educators and Families, Paul Newman/Newman’s Own Foundation (2001)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, The American Counseling Association
    • Member, The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Member, The American Psychological Association, Division 17: Counseling Psychology
    • Member, New York State Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Mental Health Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Psychological Association
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    Welfare

    KLAUDIA M. RIVERA

    Professor of Education; Director, I-START Program; Coordinator, TESOL Program & Early Childhood ProgramB.A., Central American University (Nicaragua); M.S., Bank Street College of Education; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Participatory and Popular Education and Research, Critical Pedagogy, Language and Literacy, Biliteracy, Language Policy, TESOL, Community-based Education, Family Literacy

    Publications:

    • Co-editor and author, “Adult biliteracy: Sociocultural and programmatic responses” (2008)
    • Author, “Sociocultural perspectives and classroom practice,” published in “Working with English language learners: Perspectives and practice” (2005)
    • Co-author, “How threatened is the Spanish of New York Puerto Ricans?” published in “Can threatened languages be saved? Reversing language shift revisited: A 21st century perspective” (2001)
    • Author, “Popular research and social transformation: A community-based approach to critical pedagogy,” published in TESOL Quarterly (1999)
    • Author, “From developing one’s voice to making oneself heard: Affecting language policy from the bottom up,” published in “Socio- political perspectives on language policy and language planning” (1999)
    • Author, “Native language literacy and adult ESL instruction,” published in ERIC Digest (1999)
    • Author, “El Barrio Popular Education,” published in “Many families, many literacies: An international declaration of principles” (1997)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, The David Newton Award for Teaching Excellence, Long Island University
    • Recipient, Literacy Recognition Award. Literacy Assistance Center
    • Member, Latina Rights Initiative at the IV United Nations World Conference on Women and the NGO Forum on Women (Beijing, China)
    • Research Fellow, National Institute of Education at the Latino Institute

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    • Member, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Member, American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
    • Member, International Reading Association (IRA)
    • Member, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
    • Member, WE Learn: Women and Literacy

    Women’s Issues

    CAROL ALLEN

    Professor of EnglishB.A., M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Rutgers University

    Specialties:

    American, Caribbean and African-American Literature; Black Women Intellectuals; Women’s Studies

    TEMPII CHAMPION

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.S. Speech and Hearing, Northeastern University; M.A., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Hampton University; Ph.D., Communication Sciences Disorders, University of Massachusetts -Amherst

    MARLA DEL COLLINS

    Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and TheatreB.F.A., West Virginia University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University; PH.D., Arts & Humanities in Education, New York University

    Specialties:

    Gender Roles in Communication, Rhetorical Criticism

    Publications:

    Selected Scholarship Published:
    “Transcending Dualistic Thinking in Conflict Resolution,” Negotiation Journal (Harvard Law School), Harvard University, Vol. 21 No. 2 (2005)
    To Veil or Not to Veil: A Feminist’s Journey through the Land of Jordan,” Women and Language Journal, George Mason University, Vol. 10, No. 7 (2003)
    Dragonflying Beyond Cultural Constraints: The Transcultural Phenomenon,” Journal of Human Communication, Pan Asian Communication Association, Vol. 5, 1 (2002)
    “Intrapersonal Communication, the Missing Link,”
    Journal of the Illinois Speech and Theatre Association, Vol. LXXI (2002)
    “Why Feminists Still Likes Bill: Recognizing Male Depression,”
    Smoke Signals, Media, Culture and Communication Journal, NYU,  Vol. 2, 3 (1998)
    The Powers That Be: How Feminism Promotes Complex Communication in a Patriarchal Society,” New Dimensions in Communication Journal, New York State Communication Association, Vol. 6 (1992).

    Selected Scholarship Presented:
    “The Resurrection of Anna Christie, Everywoman.”
    Eugene O’Neill Society, The Comparative Drama Conference sponsored by the International Eugene O’Neill Society, Baltimore (2014)
    “Dualism and Dynamical Systems of Interpretation,” International Communication & Language Association Conference sponsored by The Institute of Advanced Studies; School of European Languages and Cultures, Lancaster University, United Kingdom (2003)
    “’Dragonflying’ Beyond Cultural Constraints: The Transcultural CommunicationPhenomenon,” 8th International Conference on Cross Cultural Communication, Baptist University, Hong Kong (2001)
    “Creating Dragonfly Complexity; Dragonfly Dynamics, East and West,”
    Shanghai International Symposium on Communication, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China (1999)
    “Gender Identity, an Evolution Towards Complexity,”
    5th Annual International Communication Conference: Communication and the Culture of Democracy, Arab-U.S. Association for Communication Educators under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, Amman, Jordan (2000)
    “Organizing for the Future through the Lens of a Dragonfly,” Communication Organizing for the Future, International Communication Conference, Rome, Italy (July1998)
    “Strange Interlude: An O’Neill Play About Social Determinism,”
    Northeast Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh (1993).

    Recently Published: “Agnes Boulton,” “Sarah Sandy,” “Ella O’Neill,” Best American Monologues, Applause Books, Vol. II (2014)
    “The Lovers & Others of Eugene O’Neill,”
    Best American Short Plays-2008, Applause Books (2008).

    International Eugene O’Neill Society, International Susan Glaspell Society, International/National Communication Associations, Pan Asian Communication Association, Global Communication, Modern Language Association, American Alliance for Theatre & Education, Alliance for Theatre in Higher Education, Arab-US Association for Communication Educators, North Eastern Modern Language Association, Dramatist Guild, Dramatists League, Player’s Club, Institute of General Semantics (honorary board member), Lambda Pi Eta, Kappa Delta Pi Beta Pi, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Chi, AEA, SAG, AFTRA.

    MARGARET CUONZO

    Chair, Philosophy Department; Associate Professor of PhilosophyB.A., Barnard College; M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Feminist Issues in Science, Philosophy of Language, Philosophical Paradoxes

    Publications:

    • Author, “The Need for Integrating Statistical and Probabilistic Reasoning Into the Philosophy Curriculum” and “Meet the Cloneheads: A Review of Cloning: Responsible Science or TechnoMadness?” published in Humanities/AITIA Magazine
    • Author, “Why the Sorites Paradox Has a Restricted Solution at Best,” published in Facta Philosophica
    BRIDGET DWYER

    Assistant Clinic Administrator of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and DisordersB.S., Education of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, Brooklyn College; M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, Brooklyn College

    AMY PATRAKA GINSBERG

    Associate Dean, School of Education; Associate Professor of CounselingB.A., Tufts University; Ed.M., Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

    Specialties:

    Identity Development, Young Adulthood, the Psychology of Stuttering, School Violence Prevention

    Publications:

    • Author, “Working with students who stutter,” published in the Kappa Delta Pi Record (2002)
    • Author, “Shame, self-consciousness and locus of control in people who stutter,” published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology (2000)
    • Co-author, “Understanding stuttering and counseling clients who stutter,” published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (2000)
    • Co-author, “The effectiveness of the ‘Warning Signs’ program in educating youth about violence prevention: A study with urban high school students,” published in Professional School Counseling (2003)

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient and Project Director, $300,000 federal grant for the establishment of youth violence prevention collaborative programming in downtown Brooklyn, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2001-2003)
    • Recipient and Project Director, $10,000 award in support of youth and community development initiative, Tiger Woods Foundation (2003)
    • Recipient, $1,000 award in support of college campus violence prevention efforts, Robert G. Porter Scholar’s Program, American Federation of Teachers (2003)
    • Recipient, $5,000 award for coordination of counseling services at the Learning Center for Educators and Families, Paul Newman/Newman’s Own Foundation (2001)

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member, The American Counseling Association
    • Member, The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Member, The American Psychological Association, Division 17: Counseling Psychology
    • Member, New York State Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Mental Health Counseling Association
    • Member, New York State Psychological Association
    LINDA JACOBS

    Associate Professor of Human Development and LeadershipB.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Diagnostic Assessment of Children, School Psychology

    Publications:

    • Author, “Resurrecting the Buried Self: Fairy Tales and the Analytic Encounter.” published in Psychoanalytic Review (2011)
    • Author, “Meeting Beyond the Frame: Extraordinary Demands and Analytic Choices,” published in Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2009)
    • Author, “Parent-Centered Child Work: A Relational Shift in Child Treatment,” published in Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Focused Child Therapy: Attachment, Identification, and Reflective Functions” (2006)
    • Co-author, “Parent Therapy: A Relational Alternative to Working with Children” (2002)
    • Author, “AIDS Curriculum for School District 15”
    • Author, “Family Origins of Marital Concepts,” published in The CUNY Woman’s Coalition Journal
    • Author, “Onset of Parenting and Stressful Events,” published in The Journal of Prevention
    • Author, “The Psychology of the Rapist and His Victim,” published in “Rape: The First Sourcebook for Women"
    KIMBERLY F. JONES

    Associate Professor of HistoryB.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

    Specialties:

    African Presence in Latin America, Race Relations in Brazil

    ESTHER LEVINE-BRILL

    Chair, Undergraduate Nursing Program; Professor of NursingB.S.N., M.S.N., Hunter College, CUNY; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Cancer Care, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Women in the Military

    Publications:

    • Co-author, “Together We Serve,” presented to the Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.
    • Co-author, “Foundations for Nursing”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Major, U.S. Army Nurse Corps Reserves

    Writing

    JOHN HIGH

    Assistant Professor of EnglishB.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

    Specialties:

    Poetry

    Publications:

    • Author, eight books, including a trilogy of poetic novels, “The Desire Notebooks”
    • Translator, several books of contemporary Russian Poetry
    • Chief editor, “Crossing Centuries – The New Russian Poetry”

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient, four Fulbright Fellowships 
    • Recipient, Long Island University’s Newton Award for Teaching Excellence (2009)
    DEBORAH MUTNICK

    Co-Director, LIU Brooklyn Learning Communities; Professor of English; Assessment FellowB.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., New York University

    Specialties:

    Rhetoric and Composition, Literacy, Basic Writing, Oral History, Ethnography, and Nonfiction Writing

    Publications:

    Book
    Writing in an Alien World:  Basic Writing and the Struggle for Equality in Higher
         Education.  Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1996. 
    Articles
    “Writing Democracy: Notes on a Federal Writers’ Project for the 21st Century” with
    Shannon Carter. Introduction. Special Issue, “Writing Democracy.” Community
         Literacy Journal. Ed. D. Mutnick and S. Carter, forthcoming.
    “Reading to Write and the Economy of Attention.” Symposium. CWPA Journal 36.1
    (2012): 191-95.
    “Basic Writing and the Future of Higher Education.” Review Article. College English
    73.3 (2011): 322-36.
    “Still ‘Strangers in Academia’: Five Basic Writers’ Stories.” BWe: Basic Writing e-
         Journal 8/9 Basic Writing E-Journal, 2009-2010 (Double Issue).
    “Intersections: A Place to do ‘the Work’.” Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Community
         Literacy, and Service Learning. 2009. 103-132.
    “Inscribing the World: Reflections on an Oral History Project.” College Composition
         and Communication 58.4 (2007): 626-647.
    “Time and Space in Composition Studies: ‘Through the Gates of the Chronotope.’” 
         Rhetoric Review 25.1:  2006.
    “The Strategic Value of Basic Writing: An Analysis of the Current Moment.”  Journal
         of Basic Writing 19.1 (Spring 2000): 69-83.
    Book Chapters
    “Reflections on ‘Writing City Life’: Theory and Practice of a Place-Based Composition
    Pedagogy.” In Composing Other Spaces. Ed. John Tassoni and Douglass Reichert
    Powell. Hampton Press, 2008.
    “Critical Interventions: The Meaning of Praxis.” In A Boal Companion: Dialogues on
         Theatre and Cultural Politics. Eds. Jan Cohen Cruz and Mady Schutzman.
    Routledge, 2006.
    “On the Academic Margins: Basic Writing Pedagogy.”  In A Guide to Composition
         Pedagogies. Ed. Gary Tate, Amy Rupiper, and Kurt Schick. Oxford University Press,
    2001. 183-202.
    “Entering Conversations:  Using Journals and Informal Writing with Basic Writers.” In
    The Journal Book for Teachers of Emerging Writers. Ed. Toby Fulwiler and Susan
    A. Gardner.  Portsmouth, NH:  Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1999. 19-34.
    “From Silence to Speech: How the ‘Dialogic Imagination’ Saved Me.”  In The Personal
         Narrative: Writing Ourselves as Teachers and Scholars.  Ed. Gil Haroian‑Guerin.
    Calendar Island Press, 1999. 129-141.
    “Rethinking the Personal Narrative:  Life Writing and Composition Pedagogy.” In
    Under Construction: Working at the Intersections of Composition Theory, Research,
         and Practice. Ed. Christine Farris and Cris M. Anson.  Utah State University Press,
    1998. 79-92.
    "‘These Are Voices in History’: A Dialogic Basic Reading and Writing Program.” In
    Vital Signs 3: Restructuring the English Classroom.  Ed. James L. Collins. 
    Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1992.  103-114.
    Review
    Review of Che Guevera, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution by Peter  
    McLaren.  Science & Society: A Journal of Marxist Thought and Analysis, 2001.

    Honors/Awards:

    NEH Digital Humanities Startup Grant for “The Pathways to Freedom Digital Narrative Project”
    Puffin Foundation Grant for “Our Legacies: Who We Are, Where We’re From,” 2004.
    Puffin Foundation Grant for “Plainfield Project,” 2000.
    W. Ross Winterowd Award for the most outstanding book in composition theory in 1997.  Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition.
    Finalist, 1995 CCCC James Berlin Memorial Outstanding Dissertation Award.
    Randall Jarrell Scholarship, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1977.
    Avery Hopwood Award in Poetry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1975.
    Breadloaf Writers Conference Scholarship, Middlebury, Vermont, 1973.

    Professional Affiliations

    Board Member, Conference on Basic Writing - 2008-present
    Editorial Board, Science & Society - 2001-present
    Editorial Board, Journal of Basic Writing - 2003-present
    National Council of Teachers of English - 1989-present
    Conference on College Composition and Communication - 1989-present
    Modern Language Association - 1991-present
    Council of Writing Program Administrators - 1992-2000; 2007-present

    LEWIS WARSH

    Director, M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing; Associate Professor of EnglishB.A., M.A., City College of New York, CUNY

    Specialties:

    Poetry, fiction, 19th and 20th century American and European literature

    Publications:

    Books:

    • A PLACE IN THE SUN ( 2010)
    • INSEPRABLE: POEMS 1995-2005 (2008)
    • TED’S FAVORITE SKIRT (2002)
    • THE ORIGIN OF THE WORLD (2001)
    • TOUCH OF THE WHIP (2001)
    • MONEY UNDER THE TABLE (1998)

    Honors/Awards:

    • James Shestack Prize, The American Poetry Review, 1993
    • Fund for Poetry Award, 1993
    • New York Foundation of the Arts Award in Poetry, 1987
    • National Endowment of the Arts Grant in Poetry, 1980
    • Creative Arts Public Service Award in Fiction, 1977

    Professional Affiliations

    • The Poetry Project at St. Marks Church, New York, N.Y., 1973--
    • PEN International, New York, N.Y., 1999--/
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