Archive for the ‘Faculty/Staff Activities’ Category

Emily Brissette, adjunct lecturer in Sociology, has published a new article, “From Complicit Citizens to Potential Prey: State Imaginaries and Subjectivities in US War Resistance,” in the journal Critical Sociology. The movements against the Vietnam and Iraq wars gave rise to analogous resistance efforts, in the form of draft resistance and counter-recruitment, respectively. Despite their many [...]

Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 10:49 | Comments Off
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William Simons, History Department,  presented an invited lecture at the  Greece Historical Society in Greece, New York on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The program, “Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, and Hank Greenberg: Ethnic Heroes in Baseball’s Melting Pot,”  was sponsored by the Speakers in the Humanities, New York Council for the Humanities. Audience [...]

Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 09:27 | Comments Off
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Michelle Hendley, Milne Library, presented a poster entitled “Are Physical Spaces Still Essential in Academic Libraries? The Results of Milne Library’s Locked Carrel Survey” at the Association of College and Research Libraries/New England Chapter’s annual conference. The conference was held on May 8th, 2015 at College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. One of the action [...]

Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 12:24 | Comments Off
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Professor Gustavo Arango (Foreign Languages and Literatures), was an invited writer to the Bogotá International Book Fair in Colombia.  He was part of two panels that celebrated the life and works of the late Nobel Prize winner, Gabriel García Márquez. On April 22, 2015, Dr. Arango spoke about the beginnings of Marquez as a journalist, in the Colombian [...]

Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 07:34 | Comments Off
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Dr. Theresa Russo, Professor in Child and Family Studies in the Human Ecology Department recently published two research articles with colleagues Dr. Jie Zhang and Dr. Moira Fallon from SUNY Brockport.  Dr. Russo is first author on the first article titled Influence of Perceived Technology Use of University Students on Academic and Social Performance in [...]

Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 14:53 | Comments Off
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Dr. Gregory Fulkerson and Dr. Alex Thomas, both of the Sociology Department, have signed a contract with Lexington books to edit a book series on “Studies in Urban System Dynamics.” This contract will last for three years with the possibility of renewal and aims at producing two books per year.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 13:16 | Comments Off
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Tim Welch, Lecturer in Communication Arts, has published a new audio book on Audible.com.  Welch is working with Charles River Editors of Boston to convert their extensive catalog of history books to audio format.  Welch’s latest work is entitled: “The Occupation of Japan”.  A more complete listing of Welch’s audio offerings can be seen by following this link:     http://www.audible.com/search/ref=a_pd_Religi_c2_1_narr?searchNarrator=Tim+Welch

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 10:45 | Comments Off
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Joshua J. Frye, Communication Arts, has published two entries in the SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues. Just released, this three-volume set is expected to be the new standard reference for food policy work.  Covering topics from “Advertising & Marketing of Food” to “Water in Global Agrifood Chains” the encyclopedia spans a vast array of topics [...]

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 07:07 | Comments Off
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Daniel G. Payne, English Department, hosted the 89th annual John Burroughs Association Literary Awards Celebration at the American Museum of Natural History on April 6, 2015. The John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Natural History Writing in Book Form is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious award for nature writing, and over the past eighty-nine years [...]

Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 13:57 | Comments Off
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Dr. Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs, Secondary Education, has published a new book titled, Resisting Reform: Reclaiming Public Education Through Grassroots Activism.  The book was co-edited with Elizabeth Bloom and Danielle Boudet.  This book covers topics including the corporate take over of education, high stakes testing, Common Core Standards, teacher preparation, grassroots activist responses, and much more.  Now available on Amazon [...]

Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 13:53 | Comments Off
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