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    LaGuardia Community College faculty publish across a wide range of subjects, from literary theory to medical entomology, increasing the knowledge base in their fields of expertise with their scholarly publications and research.

     

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  •  Appointed Elected Offices

    Xiwu Feng


    was appointed as a guest professor at Hainan Medical University, Hainan, China, and reappointed as a member of Advisory Board by the Center of Languages and Cultures, Tianjin Foreign Studies University, Tianjin, China.

    Jayashree Kamble


    was appointed Vice-President of the International Association for the Study of Popular Romance.

    Janice Karlen


    was appointed to the General Education Committee at Thomas Edison State College, and as a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Applied Management and Technology.

    Karlyn Koh


    was appointed as a member of the Major Scholarships Committee of the National Collegiate Honors Council, the national association of honors programs from four and two-year colleges.

    Bernard Polnariev


    was appointed as a member of the Editorial Board of The Journal of Campus Behavioral Intervention (J-BIT) published by the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NABITA).

    Shara Sand


    was appointed as a Co-Chair and Program Coordinator for the Division of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Psychology, American Psychological Association.

    Naomi Stubbs


    was appointed as a guest-editor of the Journal of American Drama and Theatre.

     Awards, Fellowships, and Grants

    Ian Alberts


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award.

    Yelena Baishanski (with Shenglan YuanandReem Jaafar)


    received the TENSOR-MAXIMA (Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement) grant from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

    Habiba Boumlik


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award.

    Ruhma Choudhury


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award and a grant from the LaGuardia Community College Student Government Association.

    Milena Cuellar


    was a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Analysis of Time Series at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

    Payal Doctor


    received the Paragon Award for New Advisors (first runner up) from the New York Region Advisory Board of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges.

    Dahlia Elsayed


    was accepted into the Swing Space Residency Program at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, was awarded the Joan Mitchell Center Artist in Residence, and received a Center For Book Arts Artist Grant.

    Reginald Eze


    received a NASA- New York City Research Initiative (NYCRI) Achievement Award and a PSC-CUNY Research Award.

    Yasser Hassebo


    received a NASA- New York City Research Initiative (NYCRI) Achievement Award, CUNY's "Salute to Scholars" Certificate of Recognition from the CUNY Chancellor, and a John Bowne High School Certificate of Appreciation.

    Natalie Havlin


    received an Education Research Service Project Grant from the American Education Research Association (with M. Dumas), a PSC-CUNY Research Award, and was accepted into the CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program.

    Reem Jaafar (with Shenglan Yuanand YelenaBaishanski)


    received the TENSOR-MAXIMA (Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement) grant from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

    Jayashree Kamble


    received a Romance Writers of America Academic Research Grant and an EDIT Professional Development Grant.

    Mangala Kothari


    received the “Engaging Mathematics: Building a National Community of Practice” grant from the National Science Foundation (with D. Burns).

    Steve Lang


    received a Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant- C3 IRG from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research of CUNY(with J. Rothenberg).

    Linda Lautrec


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award and a scholarship to the Center for Digital Storytelling.

    Irwin Leopando


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award.

    Fern Luskin


    received the Doris Corrigan Award, a Community Award from the Chelsea Democratic Reform Club (with J. Finch).

    Mahdi Majidi-Zolbanin


    received a Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant -C3IRG) from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research of CUNY (with A. Bhatnagar).

    Christine Marks


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award and an EDIT Professional Development Grant.

    Bede McCormack


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award and an EDIT Professional Development Grant.

    Claudia Moreno Parsons


    was accepted into the CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program.

    Tomonori Nagano


    received the CUNY Kakehashi Japan Study Abroad Project from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership; the Japan Foundation NY Grant for Japanese Studies and a Japanese-Language Teaching Material Purchase Grant, both from the Japan Foundation; and a Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant -C3 IRG from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research of CUNY (with M. Chodorow).

    Burcin Ogrenir


    was accepted into the CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program.

    Thomas Onorato


    received the ASCB MAC Linkage Fellowship Award and the ASCB MAC Travel Award from the American Society for Cell Biology Minorities Affairs Committee. He also received the Training for Success in Biomedical Research Careers grant from Brown University (with A. Campbell).

    Preethi Radhakrishnan


    received the Sigma Xi National Competition Award (1st place winner) for the Biology division; the Josh Wallman Award from the CUNY Animal Behavior Initiative; a PSC-CUNY Research Award; and the Elsevier Foundation New Scholars Grant to motivate enrollment of women into STEM majors.

    Justin Rogers-Cooper


    received a PSC-CUNYResearch Award.

    Thomas Seymour


    received the 2013 Maverick Movie Awards in the Maverick Movie Awards Online Competition.

    Noam Scheindlin


    received a PSC-CUNY Research Award.

    Joni Schwartz


    received grants from the LaGuardia Community College Student Government Association and the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.

    Priscilla Stadler


    received a grant from the Queens Council on the Arts.

    Naomi Stubbs


    received the David Keller Award from the American Society for Theater Research; the Anthony Denning Award from the Society for Theater Research; a CUNY Collaborative Incentive Research Grant, and a travel grant from the Association for Documentary Editing.

    Kenneth Yin


    received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholarship.

    Shenglan Yuan (with Yelena BaishanskiandReem Jaafar)


    received the TENSOR-MAXIMA (Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement) grant from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

    Boris Zakharov


    received grants from the PSC-CUNY Research Foundation and The City University Affirmative Action Committee (UAAC) for the Diversity Project Development Fund Grant.

     Books, Articles and Software Published

    Leslie Aarons 


    published a book chapter titled “When a Charming Woman Speaks” in Sons of Anarchy and Philosophy: Brains Before Bullets, eds. J. Dunn and J. Eberl (New York:  Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), pp. 165-174. 
     

    Minerva Ahumada Torres and T. Jung 


    co-authored two book chapters: “A Prospect’s Guide to Nietzsche” and “Once a Biker Slut, Always a Biker Slut: SAMCRO and Narrative Identity” in Sons of Anarchy and Philosophy: Brains before Bullets, eds. J. Dunn and J. Eberl (New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), 
    pp. 16-28 and pp. 128-138, respectively. She also had a paper, “Listening to the Underdogs: Of Truth and Corruption in Narsosorridos,” published in the proceedings of Storytelling: 4th Global Conference (May 2013, Prague, Czech Republic).
     

    Omar Ait Hellal and Gerald Meyer


    co-authored “A Wave Smoothing Algorithm and its Application to the Financial Markets,” published in the IEB International Journal of Finance (December 2013), Volume 8: 114-131.


    Ian Alberts

    co-authored two articles: “BrainIL-6 and Autism” (with H.Wei and X. Li), published in Neuroscience (November 2013),
    Volume 252: 320-325, and “The Role of ERK 1/2 in the Regulation of Proliferation and Differentiation of Astrocytes in Developing Brain,” published in the International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience (December 2013),
    Volume 31: 783-789. 


    Sreedevi Ande


    published “Teaching Pre-Algebra with the Theme of Environmental Science” in ScienceEducation and Civic Engagement (August 2013), Volume 5: 8-13; and co-authored (with B. Berdanier and V. Ramakrishnan) “Surface Morphology of Reactive Powder Concrete Containing Soil,” published in the Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering (April 2013), Volume 2: 250-255. 


    Paul Arcario (with Naomi Stubbs and Ann Feibel)


    co-authored an article titled “Integrative Learning in the Liberal Arts: From Cluster to Capstone” published in Peer Review (September 2013), Volume 15: 24-26. He also published (with Marisa Klages, Bret Eynon, and Bernard Polnariev) “Closing the Loop: How We Better Serve Our Students Through a Comprehensive Assessment Process” in Metropolitan Universities Journal (2013), Volume 24: 21-36.


    Yelena Baishanski and Shenglan Yuan


    published “Improving the Efficacy of Web-Based Learning in Remedial Mathematics Instruction” in Math AMATYC Educator (February 2013), Volume 4, Issue 2: 17-21.


    Lara Beaty


    published “Confronting School’s Contradictions with Video: Youth’s Need of Agency for Ontological Development” in Outlines: Critical Practice Studies (January 2013), Volume 14: 4-25.


    Rajendra Bhika (with Andrea Francis and Dionne Miller) 


    co-authored an article titled “Faculty Professional Development: Advancing Integrative Social Pedagogy Using ePortfolio,” published in the International Journal of ePortfolio (October 2013), Volume 3,Issue 2: 117-133.


    David Bimbi
     


    co-authored (with S. Cox and J. Par-sons) an article titled “Examination of Social Contact on Bi-Negativity among Lesbians and Gay Men,” published in the Journal of Bisexuality (April 2013),Volume 13: 215-228.
     

    Richard Brown


    edited and wrote an introduction to the volume titled Consciousness Inside and Out: Phenomenology, Neuroscience, and the Nature of Experience (Dordrecht, Germany: Springer, 2013). 
     

    Barbara Carrel (with Steven Ovadia, Jane Devine, and Ann Matsuuchi)  


    a book chapter titled “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration” in
    E-Learning in Libraries: Best Practices, eds. C. Harmon and M. Messina (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013), 
    pp.39-50.


    John Chaffee


    published Thinking Critically (Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning, 2013), and Critical Thinking, Thoughtful Writing (Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning, 2013).


    Dimitriy Chebanov


    published “New Class of Exact Solutions for the Equations of Motion of a Chain of n Rigid Bodies” in Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems (November 2013), Supplement: 105-113.
     

    Tao Chen


    co-authored “Canonical Thurston Obstructions for Sub-Hyperbolic Semi-Rational Branched Coverings” (with Y. Jiang) published in Conformal Geometry and Dynamics (January 2013), Volume 17:6-25; and “No Invariant Line Fields on Escaping Sets of the Family λeiz+γe–iz” (with Y. Jiang and G. Zhang), published in Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems (May 2013), Volume 33: 1883-1890.
     

    Hong Cheng


    co-authored (with K. Moore) an article titled “Learning from the Epic Fail: Two New Librarians' Marketing Stories and Lessons Learned,” published in Library Communications (2013), Volume1, Issue 4: 10-14.
     

    Ruhma Choudhury  


    published a book chapter titled, “Raising Bilingual and Bicultural Bangladeshi-American Children in New York City: Perspectives from Educators and Parents in a Bengali Community Program” in Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism: Beyond Heritage Languages in a Global City, eds. O. Garcia, Z. Zakharia, and B. Otcu (Buffalo, NY: Multilingual Matters, 2012), pp. 60-73.
     

    J. Elizabeth Clark and Marisa Klages 


    published a reprint of “New Worlds of Error and Expectation: Basic Writers and Digital Assumptions” in the 4th edition of Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings, ed. S. Bernstein (New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012).
     

    Carrie Conners  


    published “Cooking Show Host Seeks a Career Change” in Cider Press Review: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry (July 2013), Volume 15, Issue 3.
     

    Josephine Corso (with Jane Devine) 


    published a book chapter titled, “ICT in Education Policies and National Development: Why the ‘Twain’ Should Meet (But Could Not)” in Post-Secondary Education and Technology: A Global Perspective on Opportunities and Obstacles to Development, eds. R. Clothey, S. Austin-Li, and J. Wediman (New York: Palgrave, 2012), pp. 17-38.
     

    Steven Cosares


    published “Generating a Family of Optimal Glide Paths for Investment Planning with Target Dates” in The Journal of Wealth Management (December 2013), Volume 16: 43-53.

    Milena Cuellar


    co-authored (with A. Svedin and A. Brandenburg) an article titled “Data Assimilation for Stratified Convection,” published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (May 2013), Volume 433: 2278-2285. Lisa DeSpain arranged and published Once: Choral Highlights (Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Music Publication, 2013).

    Jane Devine (with Francine Egger-Sider)


    published Going Beyond Google Again: Strategies forUsing and Teaching the Invisible Web (Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2013). She also co-authored (with Barbara Carrel, Steven Ovadia, and Ann Matsuuchi) a book chapter titled “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration” in E-Learning in Libraries: Best Practices, eds. C. Harmonand M. Messina (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013),pp. 39-50. With Josephine Corso, she co-authored “Student Technology Mentors: A Community CollegeSuccess Story,“ published in Community College Enterprise(December 2013), Volume 19, Issue 2: 9-21.

    Nathan Dickmeyer


    published “Time for a Report-ing Do-Over” in NACUBO: Business Officer (June 2013)as well as Budgets and Budgeting for College and University Department Chairs: How to Maximize Department Resources (Briar Cliff Manor, NY: Chelmsford Press, 2013); Asking the Right Questions: A Guide for College and University Trustees (Briar Cliff Manor, NY: Chelmsford Press, 2013); and a book of poetry In a Flat Snake's Memory: Kinda Like Poetry (Briar Cliff Manor, NY: Chelmsford Press, 2013).
     

    Richard Dragan


    published “Envisioning the Digital Humanities in Richard Powers’ Fiction: Technology, the Self and the Encyclopedic Impulse” in The International Journal of the Humanities: Annual Review (April 2013), Volume 10: 35-46.

    Abdou Drame


    co-authored (with Mangala Kothari and P. Wolenski) an article titled “Almost Periodic Solutions of Distributed Parameter Biochemical Systems with Time Delay and Time Varying Input,” published in the Electronic Journal of Differential Equations (July 2013), Volume 161: 1-11.

    Francine Egger-Sider(with Jane Devine)


    published Going Beyond Google Again: Strategies for Using and Teaching the Invisible Web (Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2013.

    Bret Eynon


    published (with Paul Arcario, Marisa Klages, and Bernard Polnariev) “Closing the Loop: How We Better Serve Our Students Through a Comprehensive Assessment Process” in Metropolitan Universities Journal (2013), Volume 24: 21-36.

    Natalya Fazylova


    co-authored (with F. Antwi et al.) an article titled “Effectiveness of Web Based Programs on the Reduction of Childhood Obesity in School-Aged Children: A Systematic Review,” published in the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports (July 2013), Volume 11, Issue6: 1-44.

    Ann Feibel


    co-authored (with Naomi Stubbs and Paul Arcario) an article titled “Integrative Learning in the Liberal Arts: From Cluster to Capstone,” published in Peer Review (September 2013), Volume 15: 24-26.

    Thomas Fink


    published a book of poetry, Joyride (East Rockaway, NY: Marsh Hawk Press, 2013); an e-chapbook of collaborative poetry with T. Beckett titled “Former Sestinas” (Chicago: Beard of Bees Press); a book review of Continuous Frieze Bordering Red by Naka Pierce in Tarpaulin Sky (November 2013), Volume 10; “Exchange with Jill Magi on SLOT” in The Conversant (May 2013); “Psychological Determinism and Navigable Interstices in Sandy McIntosh’s Poetry” in Talisman (January 2013), Volume 41; “Richard Kostelanetz’s Fict/ions and This Sentence” in Talisman (February 2013), Volume 41; poems “Jigsaw Hubbub 1,""Jigsaw Hubbub 2," and "Goad 18" in Talisman (February 2013), Volume 41; “Joseph Lease’s Testify”in Talisman (February 2013), Volume 41; “‘Only to Pry,’ a Poem in Tiny Gold Dress by John Godfrey” in Galatea Resurrects (May 2013), Volume 7; “Reading Duhamel, Kocot, and Lease with Altieri’s The Particulars of Rapture” in Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (February 2013), Volume 12; “Reading Joe Ceravolo’s ‘Migratory Noon’ with Ron Silliman” in Jacket 2 (April 2013); "Dented Reprise 14" in Ping-Pong (September 2013), Volume 1; poems “Birds Don't Know Any Better,” “Dusk Bowl Intimacies 40,” “Stupidly" and two collaborative poems "Poor Trait" and "Slope" (with M. Diablo Mason) in Otoliths (September 2013), Volume 31.

    Andrea Francis (with Rajendra Bhika and Dionne Miller)


    published an article titled “Faculty Professional Development: Advancing Integrative Social Pedagogy Using ePortfolio” in the International Journal of ePortfolio (October 2013), Volume 3, Issue 2: 117-133.

    Ximena Gallardo


    published “Aliens, Cyborgs and Other Invisible Men: Hollywood's Solutions to theBlack 'Problem' in SF Cinema” in Science Fiction Film and Television (July 2013), Volume 6: 219-251.

    Anthony Giangrasso and Dolores Shrimpton


    co-authored Dosage Calculations: A Multi-Method Approach (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education,2013).

    Philip Gimber and Margaret Norris


    published “Developing Nursing Students' Metacognitive Skills Using Social Technology” in Teaching and Learning in Nursing (January 2013), Volume 8: 17-21.

    Naomi Greenberg


    co-authored (with B. Bueno et al.) an article titled “Significance of Culture When Working with Clients and Their Families” in the World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin (May2013), Volume 67: 49-54.

    Glenn Henshaw


    co-authored (with L. Fukshansky) “Lattice Point Counting and Height Bounds over Number Fields and Quaternion Algebras,” published in the Online Journal of Analytic Combinatorics (January 2013), Volume 8: 1-20; and “On Integral Well-Rounded Lattices–II” (with L. Fukshansky et al.), published in the International Journal of Number Theory (February 2013), Volume 9, Issue 1: 139-154.

    Ana Maria Hernandez


    published Circe la Maga. La Hechicera en la Obra de Cortázar (Madrid, Spain: Del Centro Editores, 2013) and Cecilia Valdés, Novelade Costumbres Cubanas (Doral, FL: Stockcero, 2013).

    Maria Jerskey


    published the entry titled “A. Suresh Canagarajah” in the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, ed. C. Chapelle (Oxford, UK: Wiley, 2013), pp. 1-3; and a book chapter titled “Literacy Brokers in the Contact Zone, Year 1: The Crowded Safe House” in Literacy as Translingual Practice: Between Communities and Classrooms, ed. S. Canagarajah (London: Routledge, 2013), pp. 197-206.

    Abdel Hamid Kadik and Md Rahman


    co-authored (with L. Roytman) a paper, “Refining Environmental Satellite Data Using a Statistical Approach,” published in the Proceedings of SPIE: Sensing Technologies for Global Health, Military Medicine, and Environmental Monitoring III: Vol. 8723, ed. Š. Southern (Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2013): 87231F.

    Jayashree Kamble


    published “How to Tame a Dragon: Ten Years After a Natural History of the Romance Novel” in the Journal of Popular Romance Studies (June 2013), Volume 3, Issue 2; and “Bond in Love” for the Popular Romance Project (Roy Rosen-zweig Center for History and New Media).

    Marisa Klages


    published (with Paul Arcario, BretEynon, and Bernard Polnariev) “Closing the Loop: How We Better Serve Our Students through a Comprehensive Assessment Process” in Metropolitan Universities Journal (2013), Volume 24: 21-36.

    Jayashree Kamble 


    published “Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Double Role’ in Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai/Say That You Love [Me] (2000): The Globalized Avatar of the Hindi Cinema Hero” in Film International (September 2012), Volume 10, Issue 4-5: 92-100.
     

    Kathleen Karsten  


    published “Using ePortfolio to Demonstrate Competence in Associate Degree Nursing Students” in Teaching and Learning in Nursing (January 2012), Volume 7, Issue 1: 23-26.
     

    Robin Kietlinski  


    published “Reply to Takamine Osamu's Book Review (in Japanese)” in the Japan Journal of Sport Sociology (March 2012) and a book chapter titled, “One World One Dream?: Twenty-First Century Japanese Perspectives on the Hosting of the Olympic Games” in Sport, Memory and Nationhood in Japan: Remembering the Glory Days, eds. A. Niehaus and C. Tagsold (London: Routledge, 2012), pp. 52-63.
     

    Marisa Klages and J. Elizabeth Clark  


    published a reprint of “New Worlds of Error and Expectation: Basic Writers and Digital Assumptions” in the 4th edition of Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings, ed. S. Bernstein (New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012).
     

    Soloman Kone (with Y. Sissoko)


    published an article titled “Optimal Debt Composition: An Empirical Model for Nigeria” in Pennsylvania Economic Review (May 2013), Volume 20: 18-46; and a book chapter titled “Should Sub-Saharan Africa Oil Exporter Countries Borrow More in US Dollars or Euro to Stabilize their Balance of Payments: An Empirical Investigation” in Financial Aspects of Recent Trends in the Global Economy, Vol. 1, ed. R. Mirdala (Craiova, Romania: ASERS Publishing, 2013), pp. 232-249.

    Mangala Kothari


    published “Using a Rubric to Standardize Assessment of Quantitative Reasoning Skills in Basic Math Courses” in Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal (August2013), Volume 5: 25-31; and co-authored (with Abdou Drame and P. Wolenski) an article titled “Almost Periodic Solutions of Distributed Parameter Biochemical Systems with Time Delay and Time Varying Input,” published in the Electronic Journal of Differential Equations (July 2013), Volume 161: 1-11.

    Lisa Kremens


    published a poem, “The Bride” in Marsh Hawk Review (December 2013), Volume 13: 46.

    Steven Lang


    co-authored (with W. Kornblum and K. Van Hooreweghe) a book chapter titled “A Land Ethic for the City of Water” in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future, eds. D. Halle and A. Beveridge (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 413-444.

    Mahdi Majidi-Zolbanin


    published (with N. Mias-nikov and L. Szpiro) an article titled “Entropy and Flatness in Local Algebraic Dynamics” in Publications Mathematiques (June 2013), Volume 57: 509-544.

    Lavie Margolin


    published The LinkedIn Butterfly Effect (New York: H. Delilah Business & Career Press,2013).

    Christine Marks


    published “Metaphors We Heal By: Communicating Pain through Illness Narratives” in Communicating Disease: Cultural Representations of American Medicine (Heidelberg, Germany: Heidelberg University Press, 2013) pp. 291-308.

    Ann Matsuuchi


    co-authored (with Barbara Carrel, Steven Ovadia, and Jane Devine) a book chapter titled “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration” in E-Learning in Libraries: Best Practices, eds. C. Harmon and M. Messina (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013),pp. 39-50. She also published (with I. Gashurov) “CUNY’s Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: Redesigning Workforce Education through Information Literacy Learning” in ACRL College & Research Libraries News (February 2013), Volume 74: 70-73.

    Bede McCormack


    co-authored (with E. Valen-zuela) a book chapter titled “The Syntax-Discourse Interface and the Interface between Generative Theory and Pedagogical Approaches to SLA” in Universal Grammar and the Second Language Classroom. Educational Linguistics, Vol. 16, eds. M. Whong et al. (New York: Springer, 2013), pp. 101-114.

    Deborah McMillan Coddington


    published “Reflection through Journal Writing to Educate Registered Nursing Students on Patient Care” in Teaching and Learning in Nursing (April 2013), Volume 8, Issue 2:63-67.

    Gerald Meyer and Omar Ait Hellal


    co-authored “A Wave Smoothing Algorithm and Its Application to the Financial Markets,” published in the IEB International Journal of Finance (December 2013), Volume 8: 114-131.

    Dionne Miller (with Andrea Francis and Rajendra Bhika)


    co-authored an article titled “Faculty Professional Development: Advancing Integrative Social Pedagogy Using ePortfolio,” published in the International Journal of ePortfolio (October 2013), Volume 3,Issue 2: 117-133.

    Claudia Moreno Parsons


    edited a volume titled Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press).

    Howard Motoike


    co-authored (with R. Wu et al.) an article titled “Positions of Beta 2 and Beta 3 Subunits in the Large Conductance Calcium and Voltage Activated BK Potassium Channel,” published in the Journal of General Physiology (January 2013), Volume 141: 105-117.

    Tomonori Nagano


    published two book chapters: “‘Can Do’ Style: Self-Assessment for a Beginning-Level College Japanese Course” in Practical Assessment Tools for College Japanese, eds. K. Kondo Brown et al.(Honolulu, HI: National Foreign Languages ResourceCenter, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013), pp. 140-145; and “Acquisition of English Verb Transitivity by Native Speakers of Japanese” in Selected Proceedings of the 2011 Second Language Research Forum, October13-16, 2011, eds. E. Voss et al. (Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, 2013), pp. 1-18.

    Margaret Norris and Philip Gimber


    published “Developing Nursing Students' Metacognitive Skills Using Social Technology” in Teaching and Learning in Nursing (January 2013), Volume 8: 17-21.

    Muath Obaidat


    co-authored (with I. Shahwan and S. Obeidat) an article titled “QoS-Aware Multipath Communications over MANETs,” published in the Journal of Networks (February 2013), Volume 8: 26-36.

    Burcin Ogrenir


    published “Raising Children in the United States” in Sultan Magazine: A Turkish-American Publication (May 2013); “Don’t Be Deceived bythe Looks: What to Look for When Choosing Toys” in Kelebek-Hurriyet (April 2013); and “Teachers’ Adequacy in Applications of Bibliotherapy in Classrooms” in the Proceedings of 2013 Antalya Eurasian Academic Conference (January 2013, Antalya, Turkey, WEI International Academic Conference Proceedings).

    Adhiambo Okomba


    co-authored (with JoannePierre-Louis et al.) “A Qualitative Exploration of Autonomy and Engagement for Young Women of Color in Community College” in Community College Journal of Research and Practice (December 2013), Volume 38:346-356.

    Thomas Onorato


    co-authored (with N. Oulhen et al.) an article titled “Dysferlin Is Essential for Endocytosis in the Sea Star Oocyte,” published in Developmental Biology (April 2014), Volume 388, Issue 1:94-102.

    Steven Ovadia


    published The Librarian's Guide to Academic Research in the Cloud (Cambridge: Chandos Publishing, 2013). He also published “Digital Content Curation and Why It Matters to Librarians” in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian (January 2013),Volume 32, Issue 1: 58-62; “The Role of Big Data in the Social Sciences” in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian (April 2013), Volume 32, Issue 2: 130-134; “When Social Media Meets Scholarly Publishing” in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian (July 2013), Volume 32, Issue 3: 194-198; and “Linux for Academics, Part I” in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian (October 2013), Volume 32, Issue 4: 252-256. He co-authored (with Barbara Carrel, Jane Devine, and Ann Matsuuchi) a book chapter titled “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration” in E-Learning in Libraries: Best Practices, eds. C. Harmon and M. Messina (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013), pp. 39-50.

    Sreca Perunovic


    published “Fatalna uloga (FatalRole)” in Politika (Belgrade, Serbia, July 26, 2013): 25.

    Joanne Pierre-Louis


    co-authored (with Adhiambo Okomba et al.) “A Qualitative Exploration ofAutonomy and Engagement for Young Women of Color in Community College” in Community College Journal of Research and Practice (December 2013), Volume 38: 346-356.

    Bernard Polnariev


    published (with Paul Arcario, Bret Eynon, and Marisa Klages) “Closing the Loop: How We Better Serve Our Students through a Comprehensive Assessment Process” in Metropolitan Universities Journal (2013), Volume 24: 21-36.

    Holly Porter-Morgan co-authored (with J. Miller et al.)


    an article titled “Toward Target 2 of the GlobalStrategy for Plant Conservation: An Expert Analysis of the Puerto Rican Flora to Validate New Streamlined Methods for Assessing Conservation Status,” published in the Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (December 2013), Volume 99: 199-205.

    Md Rahman and Abdel Hamid Kadik


    co-authored (with L. Roytman) a paper "Refining Environmental Satellite Data Using a Statistical Approach," published in the Proceedings of SPIE: Sensing Technologies for Global Health, Military Medicine, and Environmental Monitoring III: Vol. 8723, ed. Š. Southern (Bellingham,WA: SPIE, 2013): 87231F.

    Kimberly Ramirez


    published "Let’s Get Ready to Rumba: Wrestling with Stereotypes in Kristoffer Díaz’s ‘The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity’" in Label Me Latina/o: Journal of Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries Latino Literary Production (August 2013),Volume 3: 1-12.

    Aaron Rizzieri


    published Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief and Practice (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013).

    Alexandra Rojas and Catherine Stern


    co-authored (with E. Namei) an article titled “Marketing Library Workshops: A Model for Achieving Popular and Critical Success” in Library Communications (2013),Volume 2: 3-6.

    Suzanne Rosenberg


    published “Cell Phones and Children: Follow the Precautionary Road” in Pediatric Nursing (April 2013), Volume 39: 65-70.

    Susan Sanchirico


    published a book chapter titled“ The Business Internship at LaGuardia CommunityCollege” in Six Steps to Job Search Success, eds. C. Cenzia-Levine and C. Thanasoulis-Cerrachio (Irvington, NY: Flat World Knowledge, 2013).

    Noam Scheindlin


    published “Carl Vandermeulen, Negotiating the Personal in Creative Writing” in the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectiveon Learning (February 2013), Volume 18: 125-128; “The Moment Before Tears Would Well Up: Wing Tek Lum” in Warscapes (March 2013), Volume 2; “Editor's Pref-ace: Camouflage for the Neighborhood” in Warscapes (September 2013), Volume 2; “The Poem as History: An Interview with Brenda Marie Osbey” in Warscapes (October 2013), Volume 2; and “Charles Cantalupo, Non Native Speaker” in Warscapes (December 2013),Volume 2.

    Joni Schwartz


    published a book chapter titled “A Gift Exchange: Young Men of Color in STEM UR mentoring” in Mentoring: Practices, Potential Challenges and Benefits (New York: NOVA Publishers, 2013), pp.39-65; an article titled “Classrooms of Spatial Justice: Counter-Spaces and Young Men of Color in a GED Program” in Adult Education Quarterly (December 2013), Volume 20: 1-18; a book review of White Privilege and Racism: Perception and Actions by Lund et al. in Adult Learning (August 2013), Volume 24: 138-139; and a paper “A Phenomenological Study - A New Normal: Young Men of Color, Trauma and Engagement in Learning” in the Proceedings of American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting: Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy and Praxi (April 2013, San Francisco, CA).

    Nichole Shippen


    published a book review of Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work by Snowden in Perspectives on Politics (June 2013), Volume 11: 630-631.

    Dolores Shrimpton and Anthony Giangrasso


    co-authored Dosage Calculations: A Multi-Method Approach (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education,2013).

    Arlene Spinner-Gelfars


    published “Using Simulation to Promote Effective Communication with a Diverse Student Population” in Teaching and Learning in Nursing (July 2013), Volume 8, Issue 3: 96-101.

    Catherine Stern and Alexandra Rojas


    co-authored (with E. Namei) an article titled “Marketing Library Workshops: A Model for Achieving Popular and Critical Success” in Library Communications (2013),Volume 2: 3-6.

    Naomi Stubbs


    published Cultivating National Identity through Performance: American Pleasure Gardens and Entertainment (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and “Modern Nation and Rural Idyll: Reconciling Progress and Purity through Performance” in Theatre, Performance and Analogue Technology: Historical Interfaces and Intermedialities, ed. K. Reilly (New York: Palgrave, 2013), pp. 183-197. She also co-authored (with Ann Feibel and Paul Arcario) an article titled “Integrative Learning in the Liberal Arts: From Cluster to Capstone” in Peer Review (September 2013), Volume 15: 24-26.

    Rosemary Talmadge


    co-authored (with M. Mc-Call) a paper titled “To See the Truth in Another’s Point of View: Interactions with Diverse Peers As a Catalyst for Transformative Learning” in the Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Transformative Learning: A Future for Earth:
    Re-Imagining Learning for a Transformed World,
    eds. M. Schwartz et al. (November, 2012, San Francisco, California, 2013): 462-467.

    Laura Tanenbaum


    published a review of Corpus Rothi: Une lecture de Philip Roth and Corpus Rothi II: Le Philip Roth tardif, de Pastorale américaine àNémésisby Sampson in Philip Roth Studies (October 2013), Volume 9, Issue 2: 93-95. She also published “The Problem of Sex” in Jacobin: A Magazine of Culture and Polemic (February 2013), Issue 10; and “On Anger and ‘Meaning It’" (June 2013), Issue 11.

    Phyllis Van Slyck


    published "Isabel Archer's'Delicious Pain': Charting Desire in The Portrait of a Lady" in American Imago: Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences (December 2013), Volume 70: 633-662.

    Frank Wang


    Published “Moving Clocks Do Not Always Appear to Slow Down: Don’t Neglect the Doppler Effect” in Physics Teacher(March 2013), Volume 51: 154-155; “Musical Rhythms: The Science of Being Slightly Off” in the College Mathematics Journal (March 2013), Volume 44, Issue 2:157; “Children's Understanding of Probability” in the College Mathematics Journal (May2013), Volume 44, Issue 3: 251; “Tea for Three: Of Infusions and Inferences and Milk in First” in the College Mathematics Journal (November 2013), Volume 44, Issue 5: 454-455; and a book chapter titled “Topics in Modern Finance” in Applications of Mathematics in Economics, ed. W. Page (Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America, 2013), pp. 99-114.

    Shenglan Yuan


    published “Incorporating Pólya’s Problem Solving Method in Remedial Math” in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (January 2013), Volume 3, Issue 1: 96-107. She also co-authored (with Yelena Baishanski) “Improving the Efficacy of Web-Based Learning in Remedial Mathematics Instruction” in Math AMATYC Educator (February 2013), Volume 4,Issue 2: 17-21.

    Svetoslav Zahariev


    co-authored (with N. Nikolov) an article titled “Curved A-Infinity Algebras and Chern Classes,” published in Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly (April 2013), Volume 9: 333-369.

    Boris Zakharov


    published Nomosystematics. A Closer Look at the Theoretical Foundation of Biological Classification (Manchester, UK: Siri Scientific Press, 2013). With V. Ovtsharenko, he co-authored an article titled “Male Palp Organ Morphology of Three Species of Ground Spiders (Ararneae, Gnaphosidae),” published in Arachnologische Mitteilungen (April 2013), Volume 45/46: 17-22, and “Structure of Genital Organs and Mating Process of the Spider Hemicloea Sundevalli Thorell, 1870 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Entomologica Americana (2013), Volume 119: 47-56. He also published two papers: “Biogeography of Genera of Ground Spider’s Family Gnaphosidae in Old World” and “Cladistic Analysis of the Diversity of the Male Palp Organs of Ground Spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidea)” in the Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Arachnology (June 2013, Tunghai University, Taichung City, Taiwan): 115 and 164.

     Consulting and Reviewing Activities

    Habiba Boumlik


    served as a reviewer for the first edition of Arabic Links by Pearson Higher Education, World Languages.

    Ruhma Choudhury


    translated the New York City's Board of Education's "Common Core State Standards: Shifts for Students and Parents" into Bengali for engageNY.org.

    Monika Ekiert


    served as a reviewer for Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching and Language Awareness(Taylor & Francis) and IRAL: International Review of Applied Linguistics (Walter de Gruyter).

    Xiwu Feng


    served as a referee for the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China.

    Dianne Gordon Conyers


    served as an independent reviewer for the National Center for Biotechnology Information reviewing a workshop summary titled “Health Literacy: Improving Health, Health Systems, and Health Policy Around the World.”

    Linda Lautrec


    served as a consultant for Journalism Option for Digital Film Academy.

    Nicole Maguire


    served as an educational adviser for the Council on Foreign Relations' Model Diplomacy Program.

    Natalia Mosina


    served as a member of technical planning program committee and reviewer for the 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) annual international conference.

     Degrees

    Natalya Fazylova


    earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, New York City.

    Kathleen Karsten


    earned a Ph.D. in Nursing from the Graduate Center, CUNY.

    Cheryl McKenzie


    earned a Master of Public Administration in Policy and Administration Justice degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY.

    Anthony Pappas


    earned a Bachelor's of Arts in Theatre from Hunter College, CUNY.

     In the Media

    Thomas Dempsey’s


    work was reviewed in Jazz Times Magazine (October 29, 2013).

    Dahlia Elsayed’s


    work was featured in “Beyond Signal Flags: The Hidden Codes of Washington, DC” in The Wall Street Journal Washington Wire (July 25,2013); in Cartographers of Other Spaces, a book published by the International Cultural Centre Krakow; and in “What Are We Still Mapping For?” in Hyperallergic (April 25, 2013).

    Natalie Havlin


    appeared in the film documentary Growing Fairness in an interview discussing her research and analysis of social movements for alternatives to punitive discipline.

    Susan Kopp


    was interviewed on Globo International Television (Brazil), “Sem Fronteiras,” on U.S.standards and safeguards for use of live animals in biomedical research.

    Linda Lautrec


    was interviewed on the Transom NPR Workshop and for the SUNY Coil Conference.

    Fern Luskin


    was featured in a NY1 News report “Board Strikes Down Historic Chelsea Row House Add-On” (February 13, 2013); in The Voice of the West Village article “On the Side of the Angels: An Activist’s Success Story” (March, 2013); in a Huff Post New York article “Preserving the Underground Railroad's Only Manhattan Station” (April 15, 2013); in a New York Daily News article “Preservationists Advance in Bid to Restore Manhattan Underground Railroad Site” (August 6, 2013); in “Underground Railroad House Landlord to Face Off Against City in Court” and “Landmarks Must Review Controversial Underground Railroad Penthouse: Judge” on DNA info (August 6, 2013); on WCBS radio in “Landmarked Chelsea Row House Wins Legal Victory” (August 7, 2013) in an AP story titled, “NYC Underground Railroad Site in Court Battle” (August 8, 2013); in a Chelsea Now article “Friends of Hopper-Gibbons Win Decisive Court Victory” (August 14, 2013); and in New York Magazine article titled,“And … Now It’s a Condo” (September 22, 2013). She was interviewed for Columbia News Tonight: Video News from Columbia News Tonight in a segment titled “Focus: Preserving an Underground-Railroad Stop in Chelsea” and for LAGCC Media Studies News, Ep.10 on New York Underground Railroad.

    Lavie Margolin


    was interviewed for the following media outlets: The Bismarck Tribune, Work Cabin, eJewish Philanthropy, The Office Professional, Doost-ang Resume Service, Philly.com, AroundHawaii.com, and Workforce Watercooler.

    Tomonori Nagano’s


    work with Japanese student volunteers for the hurricane Sandy victims in Rockaway, NY, was featured in Kyodo News (January 2013).

    Thomas Onorato’s


    work was featured in LaGuardia Wagner Archives 2013 Inventing the Future STEM Calendar; in The Queens Ledger article “Dr.Thomas Onorato, LaGuardia Professor” (September 19,2013); and in “Researching Sea Stars,” published in Astoria Life (November 2013).

    Bernard Polnariev


    was interviewed and featured in a local newspaper, The Bukharian Times (June 14-20, 2013), on his personal and professional history and development.

    Preethi Radhakrishnan’s


    work was featured in “LaGuardia Community College Student Takes First Prize in National Competition for Her Research on Antioxidants and Male Fertility in Fruit Flies,” published in CUNY Newswire (April 29, 2013); in the World Journal publication “LaGuardia Student Wins First Prize at NCHC Competition” (November 2013); in The Queens Ledger article “The Buzz on Drunken Fruit Flies” (December 4, 2013).

    James Richardson


    was interviewed about his role as the Academic Director of the Communication and Media program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) in The Educated Observer (Winter 2013). He was also interviewed in “Game Changers”in The Community College Journal (June 2013), and for show Behind the Seams. He was also featured on Episodes 68, 71, 75, 81, and 94 of New York Cine Radio.

    Ari Richter’s


    artworks, "Wolf Dong" (2009) and "Lady Dick" (2011), were the subject of the article "In Defense of Wolf Dong" in the Mixmaster Visual Arts blog of The Dallas Observer.

    Thomas Seymour


    was featured in Fervid Film-making: 66 Cult Pictures of Vision, Verve and No Self-Restraint by Watt and Kaufman (Jefferson, NC, McFarland Books, 2013); in SHU-IZMZ Movie Reviews in the section DVD Review: Mark of the Beast; in Episode 71 of New York Cine Radio; and in “VHS Extravaganza” in The Projection Booth podcast, Episode 119.

    Arthur Simms


    was interviewed for “He Puts His Art Into It,” published in The Daily News (March 22, 2013), “LAGCC Art Professor’s Work in Prestigious Exhibition,” published in the Western Queens Gazette (March 20, 2013) and “Arthur Simms,” published in Community College Week (April 1, 2013). His work was reviewed in “Art, a Balm After the Storm” in The New York Times (December 7, 2013) and “3X, 40” in small axe, a Caribbean journal of criticism (Summer 2013).

    Priscilla Stadler’s


    work “Favors,” currently featured as installation at Space Gallery in Long Island City, was featured in The Daily News (November 6, 2013).

     Performances and Visual Arts

    Performances

    Thomas Dempsey


    composed, performed, and produced Saucy (New York: Planet Arts Records). He also performed and served as content creator for 50 Jazz Masters Guitar Licks You Must Know (St. Petersburg, FL: True Fire); composed and performed Tom Dempsey CD Release Concert – LPAC, and performed with the Tom Dempsey/Tim Ferguson Quartet, Small’s Jazz Club in New York City.

    Lisa DeSpain


    performed at the Piano Summit at the Carson City Jazz Festival, NV; with Lisa DeSpain Jazz Quartet at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center and with Lisa DeSpain Quartet at Somethin’ Jazz Club in New York.

    Kimberly Ramirez’s


    play The Mosquito Net was performed at People’s Theatre Project, Morris Jumel Mansion, and Photo Shoot at MTWorks Theater, The Theater at the 14th St Y in New York City.

    Stefanie Sertich


    directed Off the Kings Road by Koenigsburg at Theater for New City, New York City, and Daughters of the Sexual Revolution by Golstein at WorkShop Theater Co, New York City.

    Visual Arts

    Dahlia Elsayed


    exhibited her work in curated art shows: “Ideological Tug of War” at Austin Peay State Univesrity, Clarksville, TN; “Hither and Yon” at New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ; “Navigations in the Present Tense” at William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ; and “August Landscape and Sticky Parts” at Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY.

    Hugo Fernandez


    exhibited his work in curated art shows: “Wilfredo So Far” at Gallery 305 in Brooklyn, NY, and 6th Street Traveling Exhibit in Miami, FL; and “Companiero Yuri's” at Gallery 288, New York City.

    Sarah Midkiff


    provided book cover art photo-graphs for two books, I Am Because You Are: Relationality in the Works of Siri Hustvedt by Marks (Heidel-berg, Germany: Universitatsverlag WinterHeidelberg) and Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief and Practice by Rizzieri (New York: Palgrave MacMillan Press).

    Ari Richter


    exhibited the work “Band-Aid” in a curated art show at Bruce High Quality Foundation University.

    Arthur Simms


    exhibited “Buddha” at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY, and “Sculptures” at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City.

    Priscilla Stadler


    exhibited her work in curated art shows in Long Island City, NY: “Trigrams on Location” at Local Project Gallery, “Reach Configuration #6” at Long Island City Arts Open at the Gotham Building, “Welcome to Fragile City” at Temporary Public Art Installation, and “Favors” at Space Gallery.

    Scott Sternbach


    exhibited his work “Relief Workers Far Rockaway NY” at the Museum of the City of New York.

     Speeches, Papers and Workshops

    Leslie Aarons


    presented “Nietzsche’s Speculative Philosophy of History” at the Long Island Philosophical Society at Suffolk County Community College, SUNY.

    Minerva Ahumada Torres


    presented two papers: “Listening to the Underdogs: Of Truth and Corruption in Narcocorridos” at Storytelling: Global Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, and “Reading, Alterity and Justice: A Novel’s Way to Global Citizenship” at the annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy hosted by the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. She also delivered two lectures: “Reader Performativity: Border Hopping as a Tool to Enrich One’s Moral Life” and “Strategizing Myth: Socrates’ Use of Popular Culture” at Roanoke College in Roanoke, VA.

    Omar Ait Hellal


    gave a talk, “A Wave Smoothing Algorithm and Its Application to the Financial Markets” with Gerald H. Meyer at the Math Colloquium at LaGuardia Community College.

    Sreedevi Ande


    presented “Statistics as a Hybrid Course Is It Effective?” at the annual meeting of the Metropolitan New York Section of the Mathematical Association of America Conference at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, NY.

    Yelena Baishanski


    delivered the following presentations with Reem Jafaar: “What Do You Mean,'Interpret'...? Reaching Understanding through Writing in Calculus” at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and “How Can We Help Students ‘Do’ Mathematics? Writing Activities to Challenge Thought and Elicit Understanding in a First Calculus Course” at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America) in San Diego, CA.

    Gail Baksh-Jarrett


    led a workshop titled “The Role of Financial Aid in the Budget” at the CUNY University Faculty Senate.

    Lisa Barry


    presented “Mother Knows Best: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Ethos of Empathy” at the Public Address Division of the National Communication Association in Washington, DC.

    Lara Beaty


    gave a talk titled “Overcoming Poverty in Community College: Undergraduate Research as Intervention and Investigation” at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in San Francisco, CA. She gave another talk (along with L. Pena et al.) titled “Student Identity Development in a Public Community College: Shame, Pride, and Reality” at the New England Educational Research Organization in Portsmouth, NH.

    Rajendra Bhika


    presented the following at John Jay College of Criminal Justice: “First Year Students: Exploring Career Readiness” with Andrea Francis and “Using Capstone ePortfolios to Build Connections and Promote Change” with Hector Fernandez and Andrea Francis at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference, and “Advising Through ePortfolios: A Giant Leap Towards Student Success” with Mercedes Del Rosario, Danielle Insalaco-Egan and Bernetta Parson at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference. Bhika also presented “The Business & Technology Steinway Research Project: Promoting Inquiry, Integration and Reflection” with Hector Fernandez and Nicole Maguire at the Tri-State Best Practices Conference at Bergen County Community College in Paramus, NJ. With Mercedes Del Rosario, Danielle Insalaco-Egan and Bernetta Parson he presented “Online Advising through ePortfolios: A Small Step Towards the Giant Leap to Student Success” at LaGuardia’s Opening Sessions and “The Art of Advising: Learning and Implementing Holistic Advisement Skills - Professional Development Seminar” at both the Making Transfer Connections: ePortfolio and Student Success Across CUNY Project and the FIPSE-Funded National Connect to Learning (C2L) Project: Summer Institute at LaGuardia Community College. At a LaGuardia College Now Program event Bhika presented “Career Opportunities in Accounting and Business.” Bhika presented “First Year Seminar” at LaGuardia’s Provost’s Cabinet, and at LaGuardia’s President’s Cabinet along with Andrea Francis and Kevin Jordan. He also presented “Using ePortfolio to Explore Career Readiness” at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions, along with Andrea Francis and Nicole Maguire.

    Vanessa Bing


    presented “The Therapeutic Qualities of Civic Engagement as Illustrated through the Violence Intervention Partners (VIP) Digital Stories Project” along with Joanna De Leon at the Oxford Women's Leadership Symposium in Oxford, UK. Along with S. Au and D. Parker, Bing presented “CUNY Women’s Centers Council: Community Building for Student Success” at the annual meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Region II, New York, NY.

    Habiba Boumlik


    gave a talk on “Diglossia in the Arab World” at the Heritage Language Education workshop at LaGuardia Community College. She presented “North African Female Peace Activists: A Window of Opportunity. The Case of Amira Yahyaoui” at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. Boumlik also presented (along with M. Tortora et al.) “Teaching Language, Teaching Literature: State of the Union. A Conversation Among Colleagues” at the Conference on Foreign Language Teaching, Queens Consortium on Second Languages Other than English, Graduate Center, CUNY. She presented “Muslim and European Encounters through Travel Writing: 17th-19th Centuries” at the Conference of the Maghreb Studies Association held at Mansfield College, Oxford, UK. Boumlik and Ruhma Choudhury presented “The Use of Debates in Language Classes: Examples from Bengali and French Classes” at a Forum for the Less Commonly Taught Languages at the Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC), Graduate Center, CUNY.

     

    Richard Brown


    gave two talks: “Consciousness without First-Order Representation” at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness in San Diego, CA, and “The Phenomenology of HOT” at the American Philosophical Association in San Francisco, CA. He delivered a lecture titled “Pain, Painfulness, and Kripke's Modal Argument” at the University of Omaha in Omaha, NE.

    Clarence Chan


    presented a workshop, “Preparing the Health Sciences Students for Obama Care, ”with Regina Lehman  at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions.

    Ruhma Choudhury


    presented “Lessons to Be Shared: When Instructors Are Translingual Readers and Writers Themselves” at the CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading and Writing Instruction at LaGuardia Community College. Choudhury also co-presented (with Habiba Boumlik) “The Use of Debates in Language Classes: Examples from Bengali and French Classes” at a Forum for the Less Commonly Taught Languages at the Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC), Graduate Center, CUNY. She gave a talk on “Raising Bilingual and Bicultural Bangladeshi-American Children in New York City: Perspectives from Educators and Parents in a Bengali Community Program” at City College, CUNY, and at the Heritage Language Education workshop at LaGuardia Community College.

    Milena Cuellar


    presented “Emerging Pedagogies of 21st Century for Math Education” with Mangala Kothari at the NYSMATYC Region IV Conference held at New York City College of Technology, CUNY. She presented “Social Pedagogy in Action: The Transformative Power of Community 2.0” with Justin Rogers-Cooper, Maria Jerskey and Priscilla Stadler at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. Cuellar also delivered a panel presentation titled “Plain English Math. Mathematics is a Language” at the annual Forum English Language Learning across the Disciplines at Hostos Community College, CUNY, and gave a talk, “Sunspot Prediction Using Pseudo-Orbit Data Assimilation Techniques for Chaotic Models” at a CUNY Graduate Center Statistics Seminar.

    Thomas Dempsey


    led a workshop (along with A. Atkinson et al.) titled “Jazz and Autonomous, Flexible Team Management” at the Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Fordham University Graduate School of Business in New York, NY.

    Payal Doctor


    presented “Roller Derby and Identity: What's in a Derby Name?” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference in Washington, DC.

    Richard Dragan


    presented “Gothic Echoes and Sublime Science in Thomas Pynchon and Richard Powers’ Major Fiction” at the annual conference of the American Literature Association in Boston, MA.

    Monika Ekiert


    delivered a plenary talk “The Challenges of Academic Writing for Multilingual College Students” at Pace University’s Faculty Institute, New York City. At the annual meeting of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) in Dallas, TX, she co-presented two papers: “Measuring Adequacy in Task-Based Language Teaching and Research” (with P. Choong) and “English Articles: Reconsidering the Effectiveness of Written Corrective Feedback” 
    (with K. di Gennaro). She also had two papers presented by her co-authors, A. Révész and E.Torgersen: “What Linguistic Features Make L2 Oral Task Performance Communicatively Adequate?” at the meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) held at St. Mary’s University College, London, UK, and “Predicting Communicative Success in L2 Task Performance: Does Adequacy Depend on Speed, Accuracy and Linguistic Complexity?” at the conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA) held at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Locally, she presented “Concepts Behind English Article Use: Investigating Teacher and Learner Perspectives” at the New York State TESOL Conference (NYSTESOL) in White Plains, NY.

    Dahlia Elsayed


    delivered a lecture titled “Histories of Now” at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston in Boston, MA.

    Debra Engel


    presented “Using ePortfolio to Complement Assessment in a Capstone Course in a PTA Program” at the Education Leadership Conference of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)-Education Section in Portland, OR. She also presented “General Education Assessment at LaGuardia Community College: Creating a Faculty Driven System to Measure Student Learning” along with Paul Arcario, Bret Eynon, Marisa Klages and Bernard Polnariev at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Network for Academic Renewal Conference  in Boston, MA.

    Reginald Eze


    delivered a lecture titled “Light Transport through Human Skin” at an event of the LaGuardia Community College Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology. He also presented “Remote Sensing and Subsurface Imaging of Near Surface Environmental Hazards” with Yasser Hassebo and O. Agwai at the annual CUNY Summer STEM Research Symposium at City College.

    Natalya Fazylova


    presented “The Effectiveness of Web-Based Programs on the Reduction of Childhood Obesity in School-Aged Children” at the annual conference of the Nurse Practitioners Association in Saratoga Springs, NY.

    Xiwu Feng


    presented “Bilingual Education—Experiences and Lessons” at the International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication in Macao, China. He also delivered the following invited lectures: “Creating Innovative Pedagogies to Help Students Develop Social and Communicative Competencies” at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, School of English Education in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; “A Comparative Analysis on Curriculum and Pedagogical Development” at the Hainan Medical College in Haikou, Hainan, China; “Developing Communicative Abilities and Preparing for Academic Success” at Qiongzhou College in Hainan, China; “Pedagogical Expectation and Global Challenge in Educational Research” at Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan, China; “Ethics in Human Subjects Research” at the Tianjin University of Foreign Studies, Center of Foreign Language, Literature and Culture Studies in Tianjin, China; and “Pedagogical Development for Foreign/Second Language Programs” at Hainan Teachers University, College of Foreign Languages Studies in Hainan, China. He hosted an exhibition the Chinese musician, Luob in Wang, entitled “King of Songs of Western China” at the Asian American/Asian Research Institute, CUNY. Feng also offered a workshop titled “Ethics in Human Subjects Research” and, along with Bruce Hoffacker, “LaGuardia HRPP Workshop on CUNY Policies and Procedures on Human Subject Research and IRB Application Training” at LaGuardia Community College.

    Hector Fernandez


    presented “Using Capstone ePortfolios to Build Connections and Promote Change” with Rajendra Bhika and Andrea Francis at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He presented “Closing the Loop: ePortfolio, Assessment and Learning at LaGuardia” with Mercedes Del Rosario and Bernard Polnariev at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Fernandez also presented, along with Rajendra Bhika and Nicole Maguire, “The Business & Technology Steinway Research Project: Promoting Inquiry, Integration and Reflection” at the Tri-State Best Practices Conference at Bergen County Community College in Paramus, NJ.

    Andrea Francis


    presented the following at John Jay College of Criminal Justice: “First Year Students: Exploring Career Readiness” with Rajendra Bhika and “Using Capstone ePortfolios to Build Connections and Promote Change” with Rajendra Bhika and Hector Fernandez at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference. She also offered a workshop titled “Using ePortfolio to Explore Career Readiness” at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions, along with Rajendra Bhika and Nicole Maguire. Francis presented “First Year Seminar” at LaGuardia’s Provost’s Cabinet, and at LaGuardia’s President’s Cabinet along with Rajendra Bhika and Kevin Jordan.

    Lucia Fuentes (with L. Millis et al.)


    delivered a poster presentation: “Effects of TLR Ligands onCellular Morphology and Phagocytosis of Zymosan Particles in RAW 264.7 Macrophages” at the New York Academy of Science in New York.

    Les Gallo-Silver


    along with Michael Weiner presented “Child Protection Training for Human Services Workers” at the National Organization for Human Services in Baltimore, MD.

    Leigh Garrison-Fletcher


    co-presented “SIFE (Students with Interrupted Formal Education) in New York City: An Extended Research Program” (with G. Marto-hardjono et al.) at the Low Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition (LESLLA) for Adults Symposium in San Francisco, CA.

    Naomi Greenberg


    along with David Bimbi and L. DeFraga presented “Changing Expectations Regard-ing Clients with Adverse Childhood Experiences” at the New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association inMount Laurel, NJ, and “Building the Foundations for Eudaimonic Practice across the Curriculum” at the American Occupational Therapy Association in Atlanta, GA.

    Yasser Hassebo


    offered a workshop, “Professional Development Seminar for Math Instructors at NJCU” at the Opening the Gate: Improving Mathematics Success for STEM Careers: Summer Institute for Mathematics Faculty Professional Development 2013 at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, NJ. Hassebo presented “Remote Sensing and Subsurface Imaging of Near Surface Environmental Hazards” with Reginald Eze and O. Agwai, and “Satellite Earth Surface Temperature: Averaging Process and Validation” (with M. Blanchard et al.) at the annual CUNY Summer STEM Research Symposium at City College.

    Natalie Havlin


    gave a talk, “15 Million Friends: Recovering Modern Puerto Rican and African American Networks in New York City” at the LaGuardia Community College Faculty Research Colloquium. She presented “Cyberbracer@s and the Limits of Transactional Solidarities in Latina/o Techno-Futurism” at the American Studies Association in Washington, DC and “Lunar Braceros and Feminist Futures” at the National Women’s Studies Association in Cincinnati, OH. She also presented “Latinidad and the Politics of Transnational Alliance in Isabel de Monserrate’s Hados (1929)” at the National Biennial Conference Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o Literatures at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. She also delivered a lecture titled “Punitive Discipline and Restorative Justice: A History of Public Education” for the Flushing International High School Professional Development Committee at Flushing International High School in Queens, NY.

    Ana Maria Hernandez


    delivered three invited lectures: “Cubans in 19th Century New York: Cirilo Villaverde" at the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies at the Graduate Center, CUNY; and "French Negrophilia and Cuban Negrismo: Contacts and Coincidences" and "Circe la Maga: the Sorceress in the Works of Cortázar" at the Hispanic/Latino Cultural Center & Modern Languages Department at SUNY Old Westbury, NY.

    Reem Jafaar


    presented “What do you mean, 'interpret'...? Reaching Understanding through Writing in Calculus” with Yelena Baishanski at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Jafaar presented “Cooperative Pedagogy and Individualized Assignments to Promote Students’ Word Problem Solving Skills in Remedial Math” at the New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NYS-MATYC) annual conference in Glenn Falls, NY. She also presented “Why Should One Introduce and Assign Historical Facts in Combination with Traditional Pedagogy in Mathematics Courses at a Community College?” at a History and Pedagogy of Mathematics event in West Point, NY.

    Maria Jerskey


    gave an invited lecture on “Teaching Multilingual Writers: Challenges, Benefits, and Strategies” at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR. With S. Canagarajah, she co-led a three-day workshop titled “Shifting the Paradigm: Towards a Translingual Rhetoric of Writing” at the Rhetorical Society of America Biennial Summer Institute in Lawrence, KS. She also presented “Using Web 2.0 to Promote theWriting Self-Efficacy of Multilingual Writers” at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Las Vegas, NV. Along with Ruhma Choudhury and J. Hall, she co-presented on “A Translingual Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction” at the CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading and Writing Instruction at LaGuardia Community College. With Priscilla Stadler, Milena Cuellar and Justin Rogers-Cooper, she gave a talk on “Social Pedagogy in Action: The Transformative Power of Community 2.0” at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference at John Jay College.

    Rebekah Johnson


    presented a paper titled “Extended Classroom: Using e-Portfolios and Blogs for Assignments and Interaction” at the annual New York State TESOL Conference (NYSTESOL) in White Plains,NY, and at the CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading and Writing Instruction at LaGuardia Community College.

    Jacqueline Jones


    presented a paper titled “‘A Way to Live in Truth’: Redemption and Healing in August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean” at the National Council for Black Studies in Indianapolis, IN.

    Jayashree Kamble


    delivered two presentations: “Better to Be a Weapon than a Woman: Reconciling False Binaries in Karen Marie Moning’s Fever Series” and “How to Tame a Dragon: Ten Years after a Natural History of the Romance Novel” and participated in a Vampire/Romance Joint Round table at the Popular Culture Association in Washington, DC. Kamble also presented “All Work or All Play: Ethical Reformulations on the Road in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” at the Modern Language Association in Boston, MA, and “City as Teacher: Engaging the Local for Enhanced Learning”at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions.

    Demetrios Kapetanakos


    presented "Looking for 'Other' Langstons: Isaac Julien, Cinematic Mappings and Neoliberal Resistance" at the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at the University of Toronto, Canada.

    Janice Karlen


    presented “What Can You Do with a MOOC?” at the National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning in Atlantic City, NJ.

    Hyun-Joo Kim


    presented her paper titled “Qualitative Study of Critical Thinking Skills in Integrative Writing Tasks” at the New York State TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference at Columbia University, NY, and another paper titled “How Difficult Is It to Write a Response?” at the annual New York State TESOL Conference (NYSTESOL) in White Plains, NY.

    Marisa Klages


    led a workshop titled “Engaging Faculty: Patterns and Innovations in Developmental Education” at the League for Innovation in the Community College in Philadelphia, PA. She delivered two presentations at the Two-Year College Association (TYCA) Northeastern Division in Morristown, NJ: “All About CBW” (with J. Elizabeth Clark et al.) and “Going Digital - Basic Writing and Technology” (with J. Elizabeth Clark et al.). Klages also presented (with C. Maroudas et al.) a paper titled “Teacher Preparation and Professional Development” at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Las Vegas, NV.

    Susan Kopp


    delivered a lecture titled “Ethics, Animals and the World We Share” and led a workshop titled “Key Issues in Veterinary Ethics and Animal Welfare” as part of an annual summer series on Bioethics hosted by the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics at Yale University in New Haven, CT.

    Mangala Kothari


    along with Milena Cuellar, presented “Emerging Pedagogies of 21st Century for Math Education” with at the NYSMATYC Region IV Conference held at New York City College of Technology,CUNY, and "‘ePedagogies’ of 21st Century for Math Education” at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions. Kothari also presented “PQL –A Sustained Effort to Improve Developmental Math Courses at LaGuardia Community College” with Prabha Betne at the SENCER Center for Innovation Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting in Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.

    Linda Lautrec


    presented "Digital Storytelling: Paris Daze" as a culmination of the Digital Storytelling Workshop in Paris, France. She also video taped the 2013 COIL conference, SUNY Global Center, New York City.

    Regina Lehman


    delivered a poster presentation titled “Building the Foundation for Eudaimonic Practice across the Curriculum” at the American Occupational Therapy Association in Atlanta, GA, and“Preparing the Health Sciences Students for Obama Care” along with
    Clarence Chan at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions.

    Irwin Leopando


    presented “The Accelerated Learning Program and the Pursuit of Happiness” at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and “Accelerated Developmental Writing at LaGuardia Community College” at the Two-Year College Association (TYCA) Northeastern Division in Morristown, NJ. He offered a workshop titled “Community 2.0: The Value of Vision in Design and Implementation” through the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College.

    Nicole Maguire


    presented “Using ePortfolio to Explore Career Readiness” at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions, along with Rajendra Bhika and Andrea Francis. At the Tri-State Best Practices Conference at Bergen County Community College in Paramus, NJ, Maguire presented “The Business & Technology Steinway Research Project: Promoting Inquiry, Integration and Reflection” along with Rajendra Bhika and Hector Fernandez. She also offered a series of workshops titled “Keep Your Face(book)Clean!” for College Discovery students at LaGuardia Community College.

    Christine Marks


    gave a lecture, “Subjectivity and Objectivity in Siri Hustvedt's The Shaking Woman and Other Contemporary Narratives of Medicine” at Ausburg University’s English Department in Ausburg, Germany. She presented “Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Erasmus Darwin, and Epigenetic Inheritance: Negotiating Maternal and Paternal Imagination” at the German Research Foundation, German Department, Philipps University Marburg, Germany.

    Ann Matsuuchi


    gave a talk, “Super Class: Creating Engaging One-Credit, Fully Online Library Classes with Online Tools” along with Steven Ovadia at the State University of New York Librarians Association at SUNY Buffalo, NY. She also presented (with A. Lozupone) “The Doctor’s Original Face: Watching Doctor Who Episodes as Buddhist Koans” at the John Rylands Library of the University of Manchester, UK.

    Bede McCormack


    presented “A Hybrid Model of Student Collaboration in Writing and Research” at Pace University’s Faculty Institute in New York City and “Patterns of Corrective Feedback in Academic Writing” at the New York State TESOL (NYSTESOL) conference in White Plains, NY. He also presented a co-authored paper (with G. Kahn), “Classroom Conversation Analysis: Pedagogical Implications of Raising Teacher-Learner Awareness of the Organization of Talk inInteraction” at the annual meeting of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) in Dallas, TX. 

    Sarah Midkiff


    led a workshop titled “City as Teacher: Engaging the Local for Enhanced Learning” at LaGuardia Community College’s Opening Sessions, along with Dahlia Elsayed and Jayashree Kamble.

    Claudia Moreno Parsons


    delivered a lecture at the Center for Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY titled “A Celebration of Edward Dorn.” She also gave a speech titled “Amiri Baraka and Thomas Sayers Ellis, Poetry Reading: An Introduction” at the St. Marks Poetry Project in New York, NY.

    Natalia Mosina


    led two workshops: “Tools for Hybrid/Online Learning: My Lab/Mastering” and “Tools for Hybrid/Online Learning: Free Student Forum – Piazza” for faculty through the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College.

    Tomonori Nagano


    presented a poster on “Frequency Effects on the Pronominal Adjectival Participle in L2 English” at the New York State TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference at Columbia University, NY. Nagano also gave a talk titled “LCTLs (Less Commonly Taught Languages) in the Program Review Process” at the Graduate Center, CUNY.

    Burcin Ogrenir


    presented “Teachers’ Adequacy in Applications of Bibliotherapy in Classrooms” at the West East International Eurasian Academic Conference in Antalya, Turkey.

    Thomas Onorato (with V. Paredes)


    presented “Ham’s F12 Nutrient Media is Suitable Short-Term Culture of Cells Isolated from the Sea Star, Patiria Miniata” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology in New Orleans, LA.

    Steven Ovadia


    presented “The State of Desktop Linux: Interviews with Different Users about Their Linux Setups” at a Linux Foundation event in New Orleans, LA; “Super Class: Creating Engaging One-Credit, Fully Online Library Classes with Online Tools” (with Ann Matsuuchi) at the State University of New York Librarians Association at SUNY Buffalo, NY; and “Open Educational Resources @ CUNY”
    (with K. Collins et al.) at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

    Sreca Perunovic


    presented “Peoples vs. Politicians in Yugoslavia: Public Opinion Polls about Ethnic Relations” at the Northeast Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Conference at Barnard College, Columbia University, NY.

    Bernard Polnariev


    presented “General Education Assessment at LaGuardia Community College: Creating a Faculty-Driven System to Measure Student Learning” along with Paul Arcario, Debra Engel, Bret Eynon and Marisa Klages at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Network for Academic Renewal Conference in Boston, MA. Polnariev also presented “Closing the Loop: ePortfolio, Assessment and Learning at LaGuardia” with Hector Fernandez and Mercedes Del Rosario at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

    Preethi Radhakrishnan


    led a workshop titled “The Neuroscience of Creativity” at Creativity Across the Disciplines: An Integrative and Interactive Residency - a collaborative event (with Empire State College) held at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill, NY. She also presented "Virginia Tech ePortfolio Workshop" as part of a series in the “Making Connections National Resource Center” through LaGuardia’s Center for Teaching and Learning.

    MD Zahidur Rahman and Abdel Kadik


    presented a paper titled “Refining Environmental Satellite Data Using a Statistical Approach” at the Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) in New York, NY.

    Agnieszka Rakowicz


    gave a paper titled “Proficiency Assessment and Curricular Needs of Heritage Language Learners” at the annual meeting of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) in Dallas, TX.

    Kimberly Ramirez


    presented the following: "The English Only Law and Linguistic Intolerance" and "Dramatizing Operation Pedro Pan" at the Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference, Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o Literatures in New York, NY; "Next Year in Havana; Next Year in Jerusalem: Dramatic Recollections of Operation Pedro Pan and Kinder transport" at the conference of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) in Pittsburgh, PA; "Re-Visions of Afro-Cuban Santería: From Sacred Sacrifice to Digital Deities" at the Inter-national Federation for Theatre Research (FIRT/IFTR) in Barcelona, Spain; and "End of Play: Coming of Age Quinceañera Rituals in U.S. Latina/o Theatre and Popular Culture" at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) in Orlando, FL.

    James Richardson


    led a roundtable discussion and demonstration of “#tweetMyClass: Making SocialMedia Tools Work for the Classroom” along with J. Esquirol and M. Galanoy, and “ePortfolio Badges and Badging” at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

    Aaron Rizzieri


    presented “Theodicy's Limited Prospects” at the Northwest Philosophy Conference at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. He also presented “Encroachment, Deontological Justification, and Reformed Epistemology” at the Long Island Philosophical Society at Suffolk Community College in Selden, NY.


    Justin Rogers-Cooper


    delivered the following presentations: “The Walking Hungry: Tramp Postcards, 1895-1910” at the New York Metro American Studies Association at Pace University; “The Battle for the Brooklyn Bridge: Writing the 1877 General Strike in to the ‘First’ Red Scare” at the Eastern American Studies Association in Harrisburg, VA; “Accelerated Learning and Social Media” at the annual CUNY Information Technology Conference held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and “Moles in the Univeristas” at the University Beyond Crisis symposium at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Along with Thomas Meacham, Rogers-Cooper presented “Social Pedagogies and Social Media” at the conference of the Accelerated Learning Program in Baltimore, MD.

    Shara Sand


    presented “LGBT Mentoring at the Community College Level” at the convention of the American Psychological Association in Hawaii. She also presented “Sexuality, Culture, and Immigration: Dilemmas and Dynamics” at the annual spring meeting of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) in Boston, MA.

    Noam Scheindlin


    presented “The Novel as Forgery and the Suffering of the Real: Perec from Le condottièreto Un homme qui dort” at the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at the University of Toronto, Canada; and “L’apparitiondu blanc: A Way of Seeing Absence in Georges Perec’s La disparition” at the Disappearance: Spatial and Temporal Horizons Conference at the Graduate Center,CUNY. Additionally, Scheindlin gave two lectures: “Reading Proust 1” and “Reading Proust 2” at the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y in New York, NY.

    Joni Schwartz


    presented “Counter-Spaces of Spatial Justice and Young Men of Color: An Educational Ethnography” at National Communication Association - Ethnography Division in Washington, DC; “A Phenomenological Study – A New Normal: Young Men of Color, Trauma and Engagement in Learning” at the American Education Research Association (AERA) - Adult Education SIG in San Francisco, CA; and “Classrooms of Spatial Justice Counter-Spaces and Young Men of Color in GED Programs” at the Eastern Communication Association ECA - Non-Verbal Communication Division in Pittsburgh, PA.

    Catherine Stern


    presented (with A. H. J. Do andT. Tobin) “Good Listeners Become Good Communicators: Improving Listening Skills for College Bound ELLs” at a New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYSTESOL) conference in White Plains, NY.

    Naomi Stubbs


    presented “Performing P(l)ay: The Spectacle of Spectatorship” at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education in Orlando, FL. Along with A. Hughes, she presented “Form Follows Function: Drupal's Role in Editing the Diary of Harry Watkins (1825-1894)” at the American Society for Theatre Research in Dallas, TX.

    Rosemary Talmadge


    presented “To See the Truth in Another's Point of View: Interactions with Diverse Peers as a Catalyst for Transformative Learning” at the International Conference on Transformative Learning: A Future for Earth: Re-Imagining Learning for a Transformed World in San Francisco, CA.

    Laura Tannebaum


    led a workshop titled "The Problem of Sex" at the SWAG: Studies in Women and Gender at LaGuardia event at LaGuardia Community College.

    Andi Toce


    presented “Academic Peer Instruction for Remedial Algebra at LaGuardia Community College” at the CUNY-Wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice along with Frank Wang and Joyce Zaritsky.

    Lykourgos Vasileiou


    presented “Peer Review 2.0: Using Digital Technologies to Transform Student Critiques” with Elizabeth McCormick at the Modern Language Association, and “Writer Feedback in the Multimodal Classroom” at the National Council of Teachers of English, both in Boston, MA.

    Eduardo Vianna


    presented a paper titled “The Potential of Vygotskian Cultural-Historical Theory to Integrating Learning and Development in Higher Education” at the New England Educational Research Organization in Portsmouth, NH.

    Shaunee Wallace


    presented (with J. Cupid) “Social Branding of African American and Hispanic/Latino College Students to Seek Employment” at the Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop (co-hosted by Bowie State University and Howard University) at Bowie State University in Bowie, MD.

    Frank Wang


    presented “Teaching Faculty How to Improve Students’ Quantitative Skills through Cognitive Illusions” at the MAA Mathfest in Hartford, CT.

    Jennifer Wynn


    delivered a lecture titled “Risk and Protective Factors in the Lives of 20 Capital Defendants” at the International Academy of Law and Mental Health in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Shenglan Yuan


    presented “Learning Math like a Mathematician” at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, CA; “An Ancient Arabian Puzzle” at the New York Women in Mathematics and Computing Workshop; and “Undergraduate Math Research with Games and Puzzles” at the MAA Mathfest in Hartford, CT.

    Boris Zakharov


    presented “Biogeography of Genera of Ground Spiders Family Gnaphosidae in Old World” and “Cladistic Analysis of the Diversity of the Male Palp Organs of Ground Spiders (Araneae,Gnaphosidae)” with V. Ovtsharenko at Tunghai University in Kenting National Park, Taiwan.

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