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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

    Kimberly Ramirez

    was elected to serve a two year term as Secretary to the Latina/o Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE).


     Awards, Fellowships, and Grants

    Leslie Aarons

    received a CUNY Chancellor's Research Fellowship Award.


    Amit Aggarwal

    received a PSC-CUNY Research - Cycle 46 award.


    Ian Alberts

    received a grant (with Janet Gonzalez) from the LaGuardia Retention and Graduation Innovation Fund.


    Linda Burdick

    received a PSC-CUNY Travel Grant.


    Clarence Chan

    received a Citation from the Baltimore County Executive in recognition for the contribution made at the U.S. International Kuo Shu Federation and Championship Tournament.


    Milena Cuellar

    received a Leadership Recognition Award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and a Fellowship from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancing of Teaching.


    Lisa DeSpain

    was an Artist-in-residence at the Good to Go Festival; the recipient of a Composer Award from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs; and a Finalist for the Dottie Burman MAC Award for original song.


    Payal Doctor

    received two Edit Professional Development Grants.


    Reginald Eze

    won the Best Poster Award at the CUNY CREST Summer STEM Symposium; the Best Poster Award by Popular Choice at COMSOL Multiphysics Conference in Boston; received 2nd Place Poster Award (with Yasser Hassebo) at the CUNY CREST Summer STEM Symposium; and recognition for Best Research Paper at the NASA – NYCRI Research Symposium.


    Les Gallo-Silver

    was nominated to the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network.


    Yasser Hassebo

    won Best Poster Award at the 2015 CUNY STEM Summer Research Symposium.


    Natalie Havlin

    received a PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Travel Award.


    Irwin Leopando

    received a PSC-CUNY Research Grant and (with Linda Chandler) an award for Program Excellence from the Two Year College Association.


    Sue Livingston

    received a CUNY Workforce Development Initiative Grant.


    Nicole Maguire

    Nicole Maguire (with Santo Trapani) received a Mini-Grant from the Center for Teaching and Learning.


    Claudia Moreno Parsons

    was awarded a Fellowship from the Kresge Foundation.


    Holly Porter-Morgan

    was the recipient of grants from The National Science Foundation; Research in the Classroom Idea Grant from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, CUNY; and the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF).


    Preethi Radhakrishnan

    received a grant from the Elsevier Foundation for Women in Stem and a Certificate, in “Salute to Scholars,” from CUNY.


    Ari Richter

    was awarded Artist Residency at the Grant Vermont Studio Center.


    Alice Rosenblitt-Lacey

    was a Finalist in the Queens Borough President's Office selection process for the next Queens Poet Laureate.


    Joy Sanchez-Taylor

    was the recipient of a PSC-CUNY Grant and a Fellowship from the Office of Recruitment and Diversity Faculty Fellowship Publication Program.


    Joan Schwartz

    received a PSC-CUNY Grant to create a documentary, “After Incarceration & Engagement in Learning.”


    Stefanie Sertich

    received a PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Grant.


    John Shean

    was awarded PSC-CUNY Grant.


    Naomi Stubbs

    received a PSC-CUNY Research award; a CUNY Fellowship; a CUNY Travel Award; and a grant from the Educational Development Initiative Team at LaGuardia Community College.


    Regina Varin-Mignano


    received (with Matthew Joffe) the SAMHSA Campus Suicide Prevention Grant for Outreach and Education from the Department of Health and Human Services-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.


    Liena Vayzman

    received a grant from the Educational Development Initiative Team of the College Senate’s Committee on Professional Development.


    Yun Ye

    received a PSC-CUNY Grant.


    Boris Zakharov

    received a Research Award from the PSC-CUNY Research Foundation.


     Books, Articles and Software Published

    Leslie Ann Aarons

    published two book chapters: “Underwood as Übermensch: A Postmodern Play of Power” in House of Cards and Philosophy: Underwood's Republic (Wiley-Blackwell, December 2015), pp. 55-67 and “Environmental Ethics” in The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas, 5th Ed., ed. Debbie Coniglio (New York: Pearson Publishers, August 2015), pp. 513-517.


    Ahmed Abdelhalim

    published an article titled “Small Business Income Reporting post Housing and Economic Recovery Act: A Tool to Improve Tax Compliance and Reduce the Tax Gap” in Proceedings of NABET (Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology) (2015).


    Allia Abdullah-Matta

    published a poem “Mymerica” in Those Truly Are the ave: An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship, eds. A. Yemisi Jimoh and Françoise Hamlin (Gainesville: UP of Florida, September 2015), pp. 475-476.


    Amit Aggarwal

    published two papers: “Multiphoton Microscopy: A Potential Intraoperative Tool for the Detection of Carcinoma In Situ in Human Bladder” in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (2015), Volume 139, Issue 6: 796-804 and “Real-time in vivo periprostatic nerve tracking using multiphoton microscopy in a rat survival surgery model: a promising tool for enhanced nerve-sparing surgery” in British Journal of Urology International (2015), Volume 116, Issue 3: 478-486. He co-authored another paper (with Sunaina Singh)Glycosylated Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines, and other Porphyrinoids for Diagnostics and Therapeutics” in Chemical Reviews (2015), Volume 115: 10261-10306.


    Ian Alberts

    co-authored (with Shashikanth Ponnala, Sudharshan Madapa and Wayne Harding) an article “Synthesis and evaluation of aporphine analogs containing C1 allyl isosteres at the h5-HT2A receptor” in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters (2015), Volume 25, Issue 22: 5102-5106, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960894X15301220.


    Vera Albrecht

    co-authored (with John Chaffee) a book chapter “Aesthetics” in The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas, 5th Ed., ed. Debbie Coniglio (New York: Pearson Publishers, August 2015).


    Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    published a book Difference, Dialogue & Development: A Bakhtinian World (New York: Routledge, November 2015).


    Lara Beaty

    published an article “Dialectal and dialogic processes in development: Toward an understanding of community college experiences” in Annual Review of Critical Psychology (July 2015), Volume 12: pp. 91-97, http://www.discourseunit.com/arcp12/11Beaty.pdf.


    Rajendra Bhika

    co-authored two articles: (with Nicole Maguire, Michael Napolitano, Bernard Polnariev, Andrea Francis, Deijy Sherpa, and Edward Goodman) “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University” in CUNY Newswire (2015) and (with Andrea Francis, Hector Fernandez, and Nicole Maguire) “Accounting Students Writing-to-Learn Using Social Pedagogy and Technology” in Northeastern Association of Business, Economics (April 2015), Volume 37: pp. 29-34, http://nabet.us/proceedings-archive/NABET-ProceedingsFinal-2014.


    David Bimbi

    co-authored (with Juline Koken and Jeffrey Parsons) a book chapter “Positive Marginality and Stigma Resistance Among Gay and Bisexual Male Escorts” in Men Who Sell Sex: Global Perspectives, 1st Ed., eds. Peter Aggleton and Richard Parker (New York: Routledge, January 2015). He also co-edited (with Juline Koken) a book Men Who Sell Sex: Global Perspectives, 2nd Ed., eds. P. Aggelton and R. Parker (New York: Routledge, January 2015).


    Jessica Boehman

    co-authored (with Mary Sturgeon) “Head of a Roman Notable, Mold for a Benu Bird Tile” in Ancient Mediterranean the Art in Auckland Art Museum 1st Ed. (Chapel Hill: UNC Press, June 2015).


    Lee Boyar

    published two articles: “Made-to-measure in New York” in Journal of Business Cases and Applications (July 2015), Volume 14 and “Sophistication and Diligence: Financial Accounting Concepts in the Context of Sustainability Reporting” in Proc. 2015 International Business & Education Conference (2015), pp. 835-840.


    Richard Brown

    published a paper “The HOROR Theory of Phenomenal Consciousness” in Philosophical Studies (2015), Volume 172, Issue 7: 1783-1794. He was the editor of the Proceedings of the Fifth Online ConsciousnessConference (Springer, July 2015).


    John Chaffee

    authored a book The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas, 5th Ed., ed. Debbie Coniglio (New York: Pearson Publishers, August 2015). He co-authored two book chapters as well: (with Shannon Proctor) “A Feminist Analysis of Freedom” and (Vera Albrecht) “Aesthetics” both in The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas, 5th Ed., ed. Debbie Coniglio (New York: Pearson Publishers, August 2015).


    Clarence Chan

    published (with Debra Engel and Jacqueline Ross) a paper “Toward a Deeper Understanding of Disability: Physical Therapy Educator's Reflections” in Pedagogy (October 2015), Volume 15: pp. 549-557.


    Carrie Conners

    published three poems: “Namesake,” “Patient Interactions” and “Sunday Night Laundry” in Steel Toe Review (September 2015), Volume 22, http://steeltoereview.com/2015/08/28/three-poems-by-carrie-conners/.


    Steven Cosares

    published an article “Comparing Risks among Adaptive Investment Planning Strategies” The Journal of Wealth Management (2015), Volume 17, Issue 4.


    Thomas Dempsey

    co-authored two books (with Martha Masters): Guitar 101 - Book 2, 1st Ed., ed. Nat Guno (Van Nuys, California: Alfred Music, March 2015) and Guitar 101 - Teachers Edition, 1st Ed., ed. Nat Guno (Van Nuys, California: Alfred Music, March 2015).


    Jane Devine

    co-authored (with Francine Egger-sider and Alexandra Rojas) a paper “The Evolving Impact of The Invisible Web: Exploring Economic and Political Ramifications” in Journal of Web Librarianship (October 2015), Volume 9, Issue 4: pp. 141-161.


    Payal Doctor

    published a book chapter “Nyaya, J. L. Shaw, and Epistemic Luck” in Comparative Philosophy and J. L. Shaw, eds. Purushottama Bilimoria and Michael Hemminsen (2015), pp. 103-122.


    Abdou Drame

    co-authored (with Frederic Mazenc and Peter R Wolenski) a paper titled “On the Stability of a periodic solution of distributed parameters biochemical system” in Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications (2015), Volume 432, Issue 1: 196-213, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022247X15005995.


    Sarah Durand

    published a paper titled “Newtown Creek” in Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture (March 2015), Volume 1: pp. 66-76, http://www.antennae.org.uk/. She co-authored (with Mukta Chakraborty) another paper “Core and shell song systems unique to the parrot brain” in PLoS ONE (2015), Volume 10, Issue 6, http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0118496.


    Francine Egger-Sider

    co-authored (with Jane Devine and Alexandra Rojas) a paper "The Evolving Impact of The Invisible Web: Exploring Economic and Political Ramifications" in Journal of Web Librarianship (October 2015), Volume 9, Issue 4: pp. 141-161.


    Debra Engel

    published (with Clarence Chan and Jacqueline Ross) a paper “Toward a Deeper Understanding of Disability: Physical Therapy Educator's Reflections” in Pedagogy (October 2015), Volume 15: pp. 549-557.


    Maria Entezari

    published a book chapter “Chapter 13- Apoptosis” in Molecular and Cellular Biology of Aging, 1st Edition, ed. Lola MacRae (Washington DC: The Gerontological Society of America, November, 2015).


    Colleen Eren

    published a paper titled “The Right Anti-Death Penalty Movement? Framing Abolitionism for the 21st Century” in New Politics (2015), Volume 15, Issue 2, http://newpol.org/content/right-anti-death-penalty-movement. She co-authored (with Vincent Keeton) another paper titled “Invisibility, Difference, and Disparity: Alcohol and Substance Abuse on Two-Year College Campuses” in Community College Journal of Research and Practice (2015), Volume 39, Issue 12: 1125-1136.


    Reginald Eze

    co-authored (with George Sivulka) a paper “Remote Sensing of Subsurface Electromagnetically Penetrable Objects: Landmine and Improvised Explosive Device Detection” in Proceedings of COMSOL Conference (October 2015), https://www.comsol.com/paper/remote-sensing-of-electromagnetically-penetrable-objects-landmine-and-ied-detect-29052.


    Xiwu Feng

    published a paper titled “Analysis of Developmental Patterns in Writing Acquisition of Chinese Students” in European Scientific Journal (2015), Volume 1: pp. 1-9.


    Hector Fernandez

    co-authored (with Rajendra Bhika, Andrea Francis, and Nicole Maguire) “Accounting Students Writing-to-Learn Using Social Pedagogy and Technology” in Northeastern Association of Business, Economics (April 2015), Volume 37: pp. 29-34, http://nabet.us/proceedings-archive/NABET-ProceedingsFinal-2014.


    Thomas Fink

    authored: “Anatomies of (Dis)appearance: Charles Borkhuis, Disappearances” in Talisman (February 2015), Volume 43, http://www.talisman.org; “Reconfiguring the Representation of Plagiarism and Misuse of Sources” in The Journal of Teaching Writing (June 2015), Volume 30, Issue 1: pp. 1-24; “Airtight Cognition” and “Did They Dismiss School When Marilyn” (the latter with Maya D. Mason) in Marsh Hawk Review (April 2015), Volume 4, Issue 1, http://marshhawkpress.org/Review Frame.html; and “Doppleganger Therapy” in Marsh Hawk Review (November 2015), Volume 4, Issue 2, http://marshhawkpress.org/Review Frame.html. He also published "Etiquette," "I Can See Why Kids Don't Bring Their Parents Here" and "Thanks, Mary" (the last two with Maya D. Mason) in Otoliths (May 2015), Volume 37, Issue 2, http://theotoliths.blogspot.com.


    Louise Fluk

    published a paper titled “Foregrounding the Research Log in Information Lite” in Journal of Academic Librarianship (July 2015), Volume 4, Issue 4: pp. 488-498.


    Andrea Francis

    co-authored two articles: (with Nicole Maguire, Michael Napolitano, Bernard Polnariev, Rajendra Bhika, Deijy Sherpa, and Edward Goodman) “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University” in CUNY Newswire (2015) and (with Rajendra Bhika, Hector Fernandez, and Nicole Maguire) “Accounting Students Writing-to-Learn Using Social Pedagogy and Technology” in Northeastern Association of Business, Economics (April 2015), Volume 37: pp. 29-34, http://nabet.us/proceedings-archive/NABET-ProceedingsFinal-2014.


    Ana Lucia Fuentes 

    co-authored a book (with Charles Keller) SCB 201 Lab Manual General Biology I, 1st Edition, ed. Charles Keller (Minneapolis: Bluedoor, August 2015). She also co-authored (with Lynette Sigola, Rosemary Oh-McGinnis, Jacqueline Vapenic and Leonard Millis) a paper “The Human Microbiota: The Importance and Relevance of its Incorporation into Anatomy and Physiology Curricula” in Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (December 2015), Volume 20, Issue 1: pp. 73-80, http://www.hapsweb.org/default.asp?page=HAPSEDucator.


    William Fulton

    authored a book chapter “Stevie Wonder’s Tactile Keyboard Mediation, Black Key Compositional Development, and the Quest for Creative Autonomy” in The Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies, 1st Edition, eds. Blake Howe, Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, and Neil William (New York: Oxford University Press, November 2015), pp. 272-292. He also published an article titled “The Performer as Historian: Black Messiah, To Pimp a Butterfly, and the Matter of Albums” in American Music Review (June 2015), Volume XLIV, Issue 2: pp. 8-17, http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academics/centers/hitchcock/publications/amr/v44-2.php.


    Jeanne Funk

    co-authored (with Raymond Hoobler) a paper “The Witt ring of a curve with good reduction over a non-dyadic local field” in Journal of Algebra (2015), Volume 422: pp. 648-659, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021869314005195.


    Les Gallo-Silver

    co-authored (with Michael Weiner) a book You are Your Child's Psychotherapy: An Essential Guide for Parents, 1st Edition, ed. Dana Bliss (New York: Oxford University Press, May 2015). He also published two book chapters: “Working with Men Challenged by Prostate Cancer” in Oxford Handbook of Oncology Social Work: Psychosocial, eds. C. Messner, G. Christ, and L. Behar (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015), pp 87-92 and “Palliative Care and Sexuality” in Textbook of Palliative Care Communication, eds. E. Wittenberg, BR. Farrell, J. Goldsmith, and T. Smith (New York: Oxford University Press, May 2015), pp. 294-300. He also published a paper titled “Post-Intensive Care Syndrome-Family Type: Care Diaries for Families of Oncology Patients” in Abstracts from the World Congress of Psycho-Oncolo (2015), Volume 24: pp. 113-113, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pon.3874/pdf. He co-authored two papers as well: (with Kathleen KarstenDeborah McMillan-Coddington, Regina Lehman, Cynthia Pierce and May Tom) “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio: A Pilot Study” in International Journal of ePortfolio (2015), Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 181-188, http://www.theijep.com and (with Michael Weiner) “Hidden in Plain Sight: Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Human Services Practice” in Journal of Human Services (2015), Volume Winter 2014/2015: pp. 17-20, http://www.nationalhumanservices.org/assets/.../finalmonographjanuary15.doc.


    Xin Gao

    co-authored (with Brian Schwartz) a paper “Classroom Implementation of Active Instructional Strategies for Undergraduate STEM Education” in International Journal of Information and Education (2015), Volume 5, Issue 9: pp. 688-692.


    Leigh Garrison-Fletcher

    co-authored two papers: (with Joni Lakin and John W. Young) “Meeting the Educational Needs of Adolescent Newcomers in U.S. Schools: A New Assessment Design” in NYS TESOL Journal (2015), Volume 2 and (with Rebecca Curinga) “The Importance of First-Language Reading Skills in English Reading Comprehension for Adolescent Newcomers” in Low Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition (2015), Volume 1.


    Camila Gelpi

    published an article “Junkie habitus: Beyond disease and moral defect” in Drug and Alcohol Dependence (January 2015), Volume 146. She also co-authored three other papers: (with Alan Neaigus, Samuel Jenness Kathleen Reilly, Yoosik Youm, Holly Hagan, and Travis Wendel) “Community Sexual Bridging Among Heterosexuals at High-Risk of HIV in New York City” in AIDS and Behavior (2015), Volume EPub ahead of Print; (with Shana Harris, Valentina Nikulina, Cory Morton, Valerie Newsome, Alana Gunn, Heidi Hoefinger, and Ross Aikins) “Prescription Drug Diversion: Predictors of Illicit Acquisition and Redistribution in Three U.S. Metropolitan Areas" in AIMS Public Health (2015), Volume 2, Issue 4: pp. 762-783; and (with Sherry Deren, Carmen Albizu-Garcia, Angel Gonzalez, Don Des Jarlais, and Salvador Santiago-Negron) “HIV among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs: Health disparities continue” in Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2015), Volume 146.


    Nurper Gokhan

    co-authored (with TracSarah Babkirk, Lauren V. Saunders, Beylul Solomon, Ellen M. Kessel, Angela Crossman, Tracy A. Dennis) a paper titled “Executive function and temperamental fear concurrently predict deception in school-aged children” in Journal of Moral Education (2015), Volume 44, Issue 4: pp. 425-439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057240.2015.


    Janet Gonzalez

    co-authored (with Anna Babinska, Ebenezer L.V. Ewul and Edem Timpo) a paper titled “Structure-Based Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Peptidic Inhibitors of Thrombin-Induced Activation of Platelets Aggregation” in Proceedings of the 24th American Peptide Symposium (2015), http://doi.dx.org/10.17952/24APS.2015.xxx.


    Edward Goodman

    co-authored an article (with Rajendra Bhika, Nicole Maguire,Michael Napolitano, Bernard Polnariev, Andrea Francis and Deijy Sherpa) “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University” in CUNY Newswire (2015).


    Syelle Graves

    published a paper titled “Why It’s Easier for Children to Become Bilingual” in Grammar Girl Webguide and Podcast (2015), Volume 482, http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/writing/why-it%E2%80%99s-easier-for-children-to-become-bilingual?page=all. She also co-authored (with Rebecca Burson and Victor Torres-Collazo) a paper “Miscommunication in medical discourse: A case-study” in Linguistic Insights: Studies in Language and Communication (2015), Volume 203.


    Natalie Havlin

    co-authored (with Celiany Rivera-Velazquez) a book chapter “Against Conformity: Family, Respectability and the Representation of Gender Non-Conforming Youth of Color in ‘Gun Hill Road’ and ‘Pariah’” in Feminist Erasures: Challenging Backlash Culture, eds. Kumarini Silva and Kaitlynn Mendes (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, January 2015), pp 106-128. She also published a book review “War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in U.S. Latina/o Cultural Production by Ariana Vigil” in Feminist Formations (2015), Volume 27, Issue 2: pp. 200-202. She published an article as well “To Live a Humanity under the Skin: Revolutionary Love and Third World Praxis in 1970s Chicana Feminism” in WSQ (Women Studies Quarterly) (2015), Volume 43, Issue 3/4: pp. 78-97.


    Glenn Henshaw

    co-authored (with Lenny Fukshansky and Wai Kiu Chan) a paper titled “Totally isotropic subspaces of small height in quadratic spaces” in Advances in Geometry (2015), Volume 15, http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/advg.


    Carlos Hiraldo

    published: “Review of Erik Pihel's ‘Manhattan’” in Book/Mark: A Quarterly Small Press Review (2015), Volume 2015-2016. He also published two poems “1979” and “Holly Guacamole” in Marsh Hawk Review (2015), Volume Spring, http://www.marshhawkpress.org/Marsh%20Hawk%20Review%20spring%202015.pdf.


    Reem Jaafar

    published an article and co-authored two others as well: “Can Group Discussions And Individualized Assignments Help More Students Succeed In Remedial Mathematics?” in The Journal of College Teaching & Learning (2015), Volume 12, Issue 3, http://www.cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/TLC/article/view/9312; (with Andi Toce and Bernard Polnariev) “A Multidimensional Approach to Overcoming Challenges in Leading Community College Math Tutoring Success” in Community College Journal of Research & Practice (2015), Volume 1: pp. 1-20, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10668926.2015.1021406; and (with Eugene Chudnovsky) “Electromechanical magnetization switching” in The Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 117, Issue #103910. 


    Rebekah Johnson

    published a book chapter “Tensions in Family Discourse: Expectations and Justifications.” in Linking Discourse Studies to Professional Practice, ed. Lubie Grujicic-Alatriste (Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters, August 2015), pp. 203-226.


    Florence Kabba

    published an article “Creative Connections: Using Black Cultural Resources to Challenge Constructions of Gender in Life and in Texts” in International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity (2015), Volume 3, Issue 1: pp. 92-100.


    Abdelhamid Kadik

    co-authored: (with Zahidur Rahman and Leonid Roytman) a paper “Application Of AVHRR-Based On The Vegetation Health Indices For Malaria Vector Detection” in International Journal of Remote Sensing & Geoscience (2015), Volume 4, Issue 2: pp. 21-27; (with Zahidur Rahman and Leonid Roytman) “Early detection and monitoring of Malaria” in Proc. of the SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering) (2015), pp. 1-8; and (with Zahidur Rahman) “Fostering Basic Mathematical Learning through Contemporary Public Issues” in Proc. 2015 Maui International Business & Education Conference (2015), Volume 506.


    Demetrios Kapetanakos

    published an article titled “‘The Neighborhood is Dangerous, But We Got There’: Urban Space, Neoliberal Resistance, and Black Representation in Isaac Julien's Looking for Langston” in Writing Visual Culture (2015), Volume 6.


    Kathleen Karsten

    co-authored (with Les Gallo-Silver, Deborah McMillan-Coddington, Regina Lehman, Cynthia Pierce and May Tom) a paper titled “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio: A Pilot Study” in International Journal of ePortfolio (2015), Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 181-188.


    Vincent Keeton

    published a paper titled “Strip Searching in the Age of Colorblind Racism: The Disparate Impact of Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington” in Michigan Law Review: Journal of Race and Law (November 2015), Volume 21, Issue 1: pp. 55-90, http://repository.law.umich.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1050&context=mjrl. He also co-authored a paper (with Colleen Eren) “Invisibility, Difference, and Disparity: Alcohol and Substance Abuse on Two-Year College Campuses” in Community College Journal of Research and Practice (2015), Volume 39, Issue 12: 1125-1136.


    Charles Keller

    co-authored a book (with Ana Lucia Fuentes) SCB 201 Lab Manual General Biology I, 1st edition, ed. Charles Keller (Minneapolis: Bluedoor, August 2015).


    Praveenkumar Kethavath

    published three papers: “Accurate geolocation using network coordinates” in International Journal of Security and Networks (2015), Volume 10, Issue 3: pp.170-182, http://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJSN.2015.071830; “Multilevel Threshold Secret Sharing in Distributed Cloud” in Security in Computing and Communications (2015), Volume 536: pp. 13-23, http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-22915-7_2 ; and “Privacy Preserving Distributed Cloud Storage” in Journal of Computers (JCP) (2015), Volume 10, Issue 5: pp. 329-335, http://www.jcomputers.us/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=171&id=2589.


    Alioune Khoule

    published a paper “Enhancing Faculty Pedagogy and Student Outcomes” in Research & Teaching in Developmental Education (2015), Volume 32, Issue 1: pp. 39-49.


    Robin Kietlinski

    published an article “Beyond the Playing Field: The Olympic Games and Japanese International Relations” in Proc.18th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on Japanese (September 2015), Volume 18: pp. 1-9.


    Marisa Klages-Bombich

    co-authored (with Gail Mellow, Diana Woolis and Susan Restler) a book Taking College Teaching Seriously (Sterling: Stylus Publishing, May 2015).


    Karlyn Koh

    co-authored (with Gail Mellow) a paper “Cultivating a Community of Excellence” in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council (November 2015), Volume 16, Issue 2: pp. 65-70.


    Juline Koken

    co-authored (with David Bimbi and Jeffrey Parsons) a book chapter “Positive Marginality and Stigma Resistance Among Gay and Bisexual Male Escorts” in Men Who Sell Sex: Global Perspectives, 1st Ed., eds. Peter Aggleton and Richard Parker (New York: Routledge, January 2015). She also co-edited (with David Bimbi) a book Men Who Sell Sex: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, eds. P. Aggelton and R. Parker (New York: Routledge, January 2015). She co-authored (with Ian Aronson, Sonali Rajan, and Lisa Marsch) an article titled “Comparative efficacy of a computer-based HIV testing video intervention in sites of varying HIV prevalence” in Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2015), Volume 146: pp. 210-210.


    Susan Kopp

    co-authored (with Charles C. Camosy) an article “Animals 2.0” in America Magazine (2015), Volume Vol. 212: pp. 14-16, http://americamagazine.org/issue/animals-20.


    Lisa Kremens

    published “Robert Crowe and the rise of unions in America” in The Irish Echo (2015), Volume 89, Issue 10: pp. 54-54.


    Steven Lang

    co-authored (with Lloyd Klein) two book chapters: “Walmart's sustainability initiative: Greening Capitalism or Corporate Irresponsibility” and “Truth Justice and the Walmart Way: Consequences of a retailing behemoth” in The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes, ed. Gregg Barak (New York: Routledge, November 2015), pp. 197-207. He also co-authored (with Julia Rothenberg) a paper “Repurposing the High Line: Aesthetic experience and contradiction in West Chelsea” in Culture and Society (November 2015), Volume 21.


    Onica Le Gendre

    co-authored (with Paul A.S. Breslin and David A. Foster) a paper “(-)-Oleocanthal rapidly and selectively induces cancer cell death via lysosomal membrane permeabilization” in Molecular and Cellular Oncology (2015), Volume 2, Issue 4, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23723556.2015.1006077.


    Regina Lehman

    co-authored (with Susan O'Sullivan and S. Starr Josephine Dolera) a book chapter “Cardiovascular and pulmonary system disorders” in National OTA Certification Exam Review and Study Guide (Therapy Ed, International Education Resources, 2015), pp. 191-215. She co-authored two papers as well: (with Les Gallo-Silver, Kathleen KarstenDeborah McMillan-Coddington, Cynthia Pierce and May Tom) “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio: A Pilot Study” in International Journal of ePortfolio (2015), Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 181-188, http://www.theijep.com and (with Naomi Schubin Greenberg) “Eudaimonic wellbeing: A TOOL TOWARD HEALTHY AGING” in World Federation of Occupational therapists Bulle (2015), Volume 71, number 2: pp. 115-118, http://www.wfot.org.


    Galina Letnikova

    published two articles: “LILAC: Planted at CUNY Ten Years Ago and Still Blooming” in LACUNY News (2015), Volume 33, Issue 2, http://lacuny.org/news/winter14/ and “CUNY's LILAC as a Model for a Large Urban University Professional Development Organization” in Urban Library Journal (2015), Volume 21, Issue 1, http://ojs.gc.cuny.edu/index.php/urbanlibrary/issue/view/125


    Theresa Licari

    published a paper “Brain Imaging Studies Can Help Educators” in Radiologic Technology (May 2015), Volume 86, Issue 5: pp. 565-569, http://www.radiologictechnology.org/content/86/5/5 65.pdf.


    Nicole Maguire

    co-authored two articles: (with Andrea Francis, Michael Napolitano, Bernard Polnariev, Rajendra Bhika, Deijy Sherpa, and Edward Goodman) “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University” in CUNY Newswire (2015) and (with Rajendra Bhika, Hector Fernandez, and Andrea Francis) “Accounting Students Writing-to-Learn Using Social Pedagogy and Technology” in Northeastern Association of Business, Economics (April 2015), Volume 37: pp. 29-34, http://nabet.us/proceedings-archive/NABET-ProceedingsFinal-2014


    Malgorzata Marciniak

    co-authored (with Peter Loeb and Matt Insall) a book chapter “General and End Compactifications” in Nonstandard Analysis for the Working Mathematician, 2nd Edition, eds. Peter A. Loeb and Manfred P.H. Wolff (New York: Springer, June 2015), pp. 165-176.


    Christine Marks

    published a book chapter “Creole Cuisine as Culinary Border Culture: Reading” in Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop: Rethinking African-American Foodways from Slavery to Obama, 1st Edition, ed. Jennifer Jensen Wallach (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, September 2015), pp. 79-92.


    Ann Matsuuchi

    authored a paper “‘Happily Ever After’: The Tragic Queer and Delany’s Comic Book Fairy Tale” in African American Review (2015), Volume 48, Issue 3: 271-287, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/african_american_review/v048/48.3.matsuuchi.pdf. She co-authored another paper (with Alexander Lozupone) “The Doctor's Original Face: Watching Doctor Who Episodes as Buddhist Koans” in Implicit Religion (2015), Volume 18, Issue 4: pp. 485-497, http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=112690419&site=ehost-live.


    Bede McCormack

    co-authored (with Laura Baecher) a paper titled “The Impact of Video Review on Supervisory Conferencing” in Language and Education (2015), Volume 29, Issue 2: pp. 153-173, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09500782.2014.992905?journalCode=rlae20.


    Lucy McNair

    published “Camus or the Colonizer in Denial” by Bernard Jacokiak, “Contemporary Maghrebi Literature and Francophonie” by Abdellatif Laabi, and “Three poems” by Abdelkébir Khatibi” in Souffles-Anfas: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics (2015).


    Deborah McMillan-Coddington

    co-authored (with Les Gallo-Silver, Kathleen Karsten,Regina Lehman, Cynthia Pierce and May Tom) a paper titled “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio: A Pilot Study” in International Journal of ePortfolio (2015), Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 181-188, http://www.theijep.com.


    Janet Michello

    published a paper “Structuring Hybrid & Online College Courses” in HETS Online Journal (June 2015), Volume V: pp. 112-128, http://hets.org/ejournal/2015/05/26/structuring-online-hybrid-college-courses/.


    Dionne Miller

    published a paper titled “Learning how students learn: An exploration of self-regulation strategies in a two-year college general chemistry class” in Journal of College Science Teaching (January 2015), Volume 44, Issue 3: pp. 11-16.


    Karen Miller

    published “Book Review of Beth Bates, The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford” in Middle West Review (2015), Volume 2, Issue 1.


    Natalia Mosina

    published “Technology-Oriented Pre-Calculus: Developing Integrated Path Toward Students Success in STEM Pre-Gateway Course” in Proceedings of IEEE Integrated STEM Education (2015), Volume 1: pp. 106-113, ISBN: 978-1-4799-1828-7.


    Tomonori Nagano

    published three papers: “The Luce Pathways Scholar Program for Heritage Speakers of Japanese at LaGuardia Community College” in AATJ (American Association of Teachers of Japanese (2015), Volume 4, Issue 1: pp. 5-6; “Acquisition of English verb transitivity by native speakers of Japanese” in Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism (2015), Volume 5, Issue 3: pp. 322-356, http://doi.org/10.1075/lab.5.3.02nag; and “Demographics of Adult Heritage Language Speakers in the United States: Differences by Region and Language and their Implications” in The Modern Language Journal (2015), Volume 99, Issue 4: pp.771-792, http://doi.org/10.1111/modl.12272.


    Michael Napolitano

    co-authored an article (with Rajendra Bhika, Nicole Maguire, Edward Goodman, Bernard Polnariev, Andrea Francis and Deijy Sherpa) “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University” in CUNY Newswire (2015).


    Emmanuel Nartey

    authored a book chapter “Philosophical Perspectives During the Middle Ages” in The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About ProfoundIdeas, 5th Ed., ed. Debbie Coniglio (New York: Pearson Publishers, August 2015), pp. 98-102.


    Steven Ovadia

    published a book chapter “The Data-Driven Academic Librarian” in Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century, ed. Bradford Lee Eden (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, August 2015), pp. 65-76, and a paper titled “More Than Just Cat Pictures: Reddit as a Curated News Source” in Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian (2015), Volume 34, Issue 1: pp. 37-40.


    Michelle Pacht

    published “Enhancing Faculty Pedagogy and Student Outcomes in Developmental Math and English Through an Online Community of Practice” in Research & Teaching in Developmental Education (November 2015), Volume 32, Issue 1: pp. 39-49.


    LaRose Parris

    published a book Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature, 1st Edition, eds. Tim Roberts and Judith Hoover (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, July 2015).

    Cynthia Pierce


    co-authored (with Les Gallo-Silver, Kathleen Karsten, Regina Lehman, Deborah McMillan-Coddington and May Tom) a paper titled “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio: A Pilot Study” in International Journal of ePortfolio (2015), Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 181-188, http://www.theijep.com.


    Bernard Polnariev

    co-authored two articles: (with Rajendra Bhika, Nicole Maguire, Michael Napolitano, Andrea Francis, Deijy Sherpa, and Edward Goodman) “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University” in CUNY Newswire (2015); and (with Andi Toce and Reem Jaafar) “A Multidimensional Approach to Overcoming Challenges in Leading Community College Math Tutoring Success” in Community College Journal of Research & Practice (2015), Volume 1: pp. 1-20, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10668926.2015.1021406.


    Shannon Proctor

    co-authored a book chapter (with John Chaffee) “A Feminist Analysis of Freedom” in The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas, 5th Ed., ed. Debbie Coniglio (New York: Pearson Publishers, August 2015).


    Zahidur Rahman

    co-authored: (with Abdelhamid Kadik and Leonid Roytman) a paper “Application Of AVHRR-Based On The Vegetation Health Indices For Malaria Vector Detection” in International Journal of Remote Sensing & Geoscience (2015), Volume 4, Issue 2: pp. 21-27; (with Abdelhamid Kadik and Leonid Roytman) “Early detection and monitoring of Malaria” in Proc.of the SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering) (2015), pp. 1-8; and (with Abdelhamid Kadik) “Fostering Basic Mathematical Learning through Contemporary Public Issues” in Proc. 2015 Maui International Business & Education Conference (2015), Volume 506.


    Joanne Reitano

    published a book New York State: Peoples. Places and Priorities (New York, London: Routledge, November 2015).


    Jaime Riccio

    co-authored a book chapter (with Bradley Gorham) “Online Performative Identity Theory: A Preliminary Model for Social Media's Impact on Adolescent Identity Formation” in Produsing Theory in a Digital World 2.0: The Intersection of Audiences and Production in Contemporary Theory, ed. Rebecca Ann Lind (New York: Peter Lang, September 2015), pp. 75-90.


    Ari Richter

    co-authored a book (with Raymond E. Mingst) Sanctus: Exhibition Catalogue, 1st Edition, ed. Raymond E. Mingst (Jersey City, NJ: Curious Matter, October 2015). He also co-authored (with Sean J Patrick Carney) a book chapter in Humor and the Abject (New York: Social Malpractice Publishing, January 2015).


    Justin Rogers-Cooper

    published an article: “Rethinking Cold War Culture: Gender, Domesticity, and Labor on the Global Home Front” in International Labor and Working-Class History (2015), Volume 87: pp. 235-249. He also published two book reviews: “Review of Kimberly Synder Mangaelli, Transatlantic Spectacles of Race: The Tragic Mulatta and the Tragic Muse” in Callaloo (2015), Volume 38, Issue 2: pp. 405-408 and “Review of Timothy Melley, The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State” in The Journal of Popular Culture (2015), Volume 48, Issue 1. He also wrote an online book review “Review of Allison Fyfe, Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820-1860” in NCSA: Nineteenth Century Studies Association (2015).


    Alexandra Rojas

    co-authored (with Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider) a paper “The Evolving Impact of The Invisible Web: Exploring Economic and Political Ramifications” in Journal of Web Librarianship (October 2015), Volume 9, Issue 4: pp. 141-161.


    Shara Sand

    published “Reflections of Transgender Lives and a Range of Resources” in PsycCRITIQUES (March 2015), Volume 60, Issue 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0038823. She co-authored (with Bonnie Pepper) another article “Internalized homophobia and dating violence in same sex relationships” in Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma (2015), Advance online publication, Issue 6: pp. 656-673.


    Noam Scheindlin

    published: “Editor's Introduction: Mohamed Eno, Vertical Articulation” and “Editor's Introduction: Sami Shalom Chetrit, A Mural With No Wall” in Warscapes (January 2015), Volume 5, http://www.warscapes.com/poetry/vertical-articulation-two-poems and “The Gaze was Lost” also in Warscapes (November 2015), Volume 5, http://www.warscapes.com/poetry/gaze-was-lost-three-woman-centric-poems.


    Joan Schwartz

    authored a book chapter “Disconnect to Connect: Emotional Responses to Loss” in Emotions, Technology, and Behaviors, eds. Sharon Y. Tettegah and Dorothy L. Espelage (London: Elsevier, October 2015), pp. 107-122. She also published “After Incarceration and Adult Learning” in Adult Learning (May 2015), Volume 26, Issue 2: pp. 51-58.


    Charity Scribner

    published a book review: “Review of Patricia Melzer's Book, Deathin the Shape of a Young Girl: Women's Political Violence in the Red Army Faction” in The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture (2015), Volume 8, Issue 1: pp. 106-109. She also published two articles: “Terrorism, She Wrote” in The European (2015), Volume XX, http://www.theeuropean-magazine.com/charity-scribner/9606-women-and-terrorism and “Violent Femmes: The Year in Sex” in Artforum International (December 2015), Volume 54, Issue 4: pp. 240-243, https://artforum.com/inprint/issue=201510&id=56260.


    Roman Senkov

    co-authored (with Vladimir Zelevinsky) a paper titled “Nuclear level density, quantum chaos and thermalization” in Proc. Of JPS Conference (2015) Volume 6: pp. 300561-300565, http://journals.jps.jp/doi/10.7566/JPSCP.6.030056.


    Allyson Sheffield

    co-authored (with Adrian Price-Whelan, Kathryn Johnston, Chervin Laporte and Branimir Sesar) a paper titled “A reinterpretation of the Triangulum-Andromeda stellar clouds: a population of halo stars kicked out of the Galactic disc” in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2015), Volume 452 Issue 1: pp. 676-685, https://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/452/1/676.


    Sunaina Singh

    published “Glycosylated Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines, and Other Porphyrinoids for Diagnostics and Therapeutics” in Chemical Reviews (2015), Volume 115, Issue 18: 10261-10306. She also co-authored (with Amit Aggarwal)Glycosylated Porphyrins, Phthalocyanines, and other Porphyrinoids for Diagnostics and Therapeutics” in Chemical Reviews (2015), Volume 115: 10261-10306.


    Walter Sistrunk

    co-authored (with Lisa Green) a book chapter “Syntax of African American Language” in Oxford Handbook of African American Language, ed. Sonja Lanehart (New York: Oxford University Press, August 2015), pp. 355-370.


    Andi Toce

    co-authored an article (with Reem Jaafar and Bernard Polnariev) “A Multidimensional Approach to Overcoming Challenges in Leading Community College Math Tutoring Success” in Community College Journal of Research & Practice (2015), Volume 1: pp. 1-20, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10668926.2015.1021406.


    Lilla Toke

    published “Book Review of Gendered Artistic Positions and Social Voices - Politics, Cinema and the Visual Arts in State-Socialist and Post-Socialist Hungary by Beata Hock” in Hungarian Cultural Studies (2015), Volume 8.


    May Tom

    co-authored (with Les Gallo-Silver, Kathleen Karsten, Regina Lehman, Deborah McMillan-Coddington and Cynthia Pierce) a paper titled “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio: A Pilot Study” in International Journal of ePortfolio (2015), Volume 5, Issue 2: pp. 181-188, http://www.theijep.com.


    Phyllis Van Slyck

    published: “On Not Going Gently” in Still Crazy (2015), Volume 8, Issue 1: pp. 6-9 and “Papers” in 34th Parallel: Reality and Fiction (August 2015), Volume 31, Issue 31: pp. 43-47, http://34thparallel.net.


    Jennifer Vance

    co-authored (with Burl Yearwood, Cho Cho Aung, Ridima Pradhan) a paper titled “Toxins in Newtown Creek” in World Environment (April 2015), Volume 5: pp. 77-79, http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.env.20150502.05.html.


    Lykourgos Vasileiou

    published “Toward Convergence through Revelation: Flannery O’Connor’s Narrative Response to Carl Gustav Jung” in The Flannery O’Connor Review (2015), Volume 13: pp. 40-54.


    Liena Vayzman

    authored a book introduction “Introduction: Across Two Worlds” in Magic Mirror: Claude Cahun / Sarah Pucill, ed. Karen LeRoy Harris (London, England: Bow Arts/Nunnery Gallery, April 2015). She also published an article titled “Photographing the Invisible” in Art Practical (2015), Volume 7, Issue 3, http://www.artpractical.com/issue/an-unending-theft-of-opportunity/.


    Frank Wang

    published four articles: “Calculating Gaussian Curvature Using Differential Forms” in Maple Reporter Academic (February 2015), http://www.maplesoft.com/applications/view.aspx?SID=153720&view=html&L=G; “Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE), 1: Teaching Faculty How to Improve Students’ Quantitative Reasoning Skills through Cognitive Illusions” in Numeracy (2015), Volume 8, Issue 2: pp. 6, http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/numeracy/vol8/iss2/art6/; “Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education (NICHE), 2: Development of Students’ Bayesian Reasoning Skill” in Numeracy (2015), Volume 8, Issue 2: pp.7, http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/numeracy/vol8/iss2/art7; and “The Measurement Einstein Deemed Impossible” in College Mathematics Journal (2015), Volume 46, Issue 4: pp. 317.


    Paul West

    co-authored (with Megan P. O'Brien, Madhuri Penmatsa, Uday Palukuru, Xu Yang, Mathias P. G. Bostrom, Theresa Freeman, and Nancy Pleshko) a paper titled “Monitoring the Progression of Spontaneous Articular Cartilage Healing with Infrared Spectroscopy” in Cartilage (July 2015), Volume 6, Issue 3: pp. 174-184, http://car.sagepub.com/content/6/3/174.abstract.


    Francine White

    published “Inside and Out – Teaching the Recently Incarcerated How to Get to Work” in Proc. Of the 19th Conference of World Association of Cooperative Education (August 2015), ISSN 2152 – 0518, http://www.waceinc.org/kyoto2015/assets/proceedings/WACE_KyotoWorldConferenceProceedings.pdf.


    Na Xu

    co-authored (with Monn Myat) “Drosophila KASH-domain protein Klarsicht regulates microtubule stability and integrin receptor localization during collective cell migration” in Developmental Biology (November 2015), Volume 407: pp. 103-114, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012160615300993.


    Shenglan Yuan

    authored two papers: “Some dynamical properties of a family of meromorphic functions with finitely many asymptotic values” in Contemporary Mathematics (2015), Volume 639: pp. 359-369 and “Some dynamical properties of a family of meromorphic functions with finitely many asymptotic values” in Contemporary Math (2015), Volume 639: pp. 359-369. She co-authored two other papers: (with Jason Callahan, Richard Rebarber, Eva Strawbridge, Bridgette Tenhumberg) “Analysis of a Coupled n-Patch Population Model with Ceiling Density Dependence” in International Journal of Difference Equations (2015), Volume 10, Issue 2: pp. 137-159, http://campus.mst.edu/ijde and (with Anastasia Neznanova ) “From Ancient Greece to Beloch’s Crease: The Delian Problem and Origami” in International Journal of Undergraduate Research (2015), Volume 7, Issue 3.


    Boris Zakharov

    co-authored (with Vladimir Ovtsharenko) a paper titled “The covering setae of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae)” in Arachnologische Mitteilungen (June 2015), Volume 49: pp. 34-46, http://arages.de/en/publications/arachnologische-mitteilungen/suchergebnis-2.


    Dominique Zino

    published “New Report on Student Transfer Patterns Reveals Complex Picture of How Students Move Between Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges” in Noodle.com (September 2015), http://www.noodle.com/articles/new-report-on-student-transfer-patterns-reveals-complex-picture-of-how-students-move-between-two-year-and-four-year-colleges-2015-09-25.


     Consulting and Reviewing Activities

    Amit Aggarwal

    served as a reviewer for New Journal of Chemistry.


    Xiwu Feng

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


    Bo Li

    served as a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews of American Mathematical Society.


    Malgorzata Marciniak

    served as a reviewer for the mathematical database ZbMath.


    Esther Rosario

    performed assessment activities on behalf of the New York State Education Department at Bramson ORT and New York Career Institute.


    Naomi Stubbs

    served a Co-Editor to the Journal of American Drama and Theatre.


     Degrees

    Pablo Avila

    earned a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology from Hunter College, CUNY.


    Syelle Graves

    earned a Master of Philosophy in Linguistics from The Graduate Center, CUNY.


    Nicole Maguire

    earned a Master of Science in Business Management from CUNY School of Professional Studies.


     In the Media

    Ian Alberts

    Ian Alberts’ presentation (with Janet Gonzalez) “LaGuardia Students and Faculty to Present Findings at CUNY Research Scholars Program Symposium” was pre-announced in CUNY Newswire (August 13, 2015).


    David Bimbi

    David Bimbi and Juline Koken were interviewed (December 2015) for an article "Here's How Sex Work Changed After the Government Shut Down Rentboy.Com" about the effects of the shutdown of the website rentboy.com on the gay and bisexua male escorts who were most affected by the shutdown ( http://mic.com/articles/129355/here-s-how-sex-work-changed-tafter-the-government-shut-this-male-escort-website-down#.lCoSCKgWu).


    Habiba Boumlik

    was interviewed by Yasser Nour El-Dine on the challenges and opportunities of teaching the Arabic language in US universities.


    Linda Burdick

    created a private radio station “Wink Radio” (What I Need to Know) that is a mixture of political rant with multicultural music (December 2015).


    Joanna De Leon

    Joanna De Leon’s conference presentation (with Vanessa Bing and Steven Hitt) at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators was featured in an article in Campus Legal Advisor/ Student Affairs Today (June 2015).


    Reginald Eze

    was mentioned (with George Sivulka) in the review of the article “Simulation Improves Electromagnetic IED Detection Systems” (COMSOL Blog, November 2015) and “Passion for Data Science Fuels One Student's Hunger to Change World” (December 2015).


    Thierry Gourjon

    Thierry Gourjon’s work was featured in the book New York's Underground Art Museum, by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres, The Monacelli Press.


    Jacqueline Jones

    was featured in a interview on “The Allure of Community Colleges” in Diverse Issues in Higher Education (December 2015).


    Janice Karlen

    was interviewed for the article “Finish a 2-Year Degree at a 4-Year College With a Reverse Transfer” US News & World Report (February 18, 2015) and for the article “Community Colleges Expand Online as Overall Enrollment Declines” in US News & World Report (January 9, 2015).


    Robin Kietlinski

    was interviewed in Asahi Shimbun for an article discussing the phenomenon of female coaches in professional male sports (December 2015).


    Caron Knauer

    reviewed three documentaries for EMRO, a scholarly database of film reviews.


    Juline Koken

    Juline Koken and David Bimbi were interviewed (December 2015) for an article "Here's How Sex Work Changed After the Government Shut Down Rentboy.Com" about the effects of the shutdown of the website rentboy.com on the gay and bisexual male escorts who were most affected by the shutdown ( http://mic.com/articles/129355/here-s-how-sex-work-changed-after-the-government-shut-this-male-escort-website-down#.lCoSCKgWu).


    Onica Le Gendre

    had her work featured on television (February 2015) and was interviewed on television (October 2015).


    Fern Luskin

    was interviewed in February 2015 in The New York Times article “Appeals Court Backs Landmarks Commission on House Used for Underground Railroad”; on NY 1 and CBS New York television stations about the New York Supreme Court ruling on "Hopper-Gibbons House;" in an article by DNAInfo, “City Must Review Penthouse Atop Underground Railroad Home, Court Rules;” in an article in Chelsea Now, “Hopper-Gibbons House in Limbo as Legal Gears Turn;” and in Bossip, “Judges Save NYC Underground Railroad House.”


    Nicole Maguire

    was featured (with Rajendra Bhika et. al.) in a CUNY Newswire (March 2015) article, “LaGuardia Community College Shares ePortfolio Best Practices with Australian University.”


    Ann Matsuuchi

    was Co-author (with Ximena Gallardo) of a Blog posting about a conference presentation given at the national Wiki Conference USA in Wiki Education Foundation News (October, 9 2015).


    Brian Miller

    Brian Miller and Joan Schwartz were interviewed a Miami Times article, "Life After Prison" about their book chapter "Returning to School After Incarceration: Policy, Prisoners m and the Classroom" (March 2015).


    Claudia Moreno Parsons

    was interviewed in New Day Jazz (March 2015) about her book Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters.


    Garrett Neergaard

    was featured in the article “The End and the Beginning” in Diep Tran (33) in which, as a former embalmer, he discusses his distaste for the “death industry.”


    Holly Porter-Morgan

    was interviewed on CUNY TV (October 2015) on an episode of “Water and CUNY” that focused on how Newtown Creek, one of the country’s most polluted waterways, is slowly being improved upon with the help of a group out of LaGuardia Community College.


    Preethi Radhakrishnan

    appeared in a series of pictures in a round table meeting with Under Secretary Ted Mitchell as LaGuardia Community College was awarded a “First in the World” Grant by the U.S. Department of Education; was featured in a write up in CUNY Newswire (November 2015) for her work with the Elsevier Foundation Program for Women in STEM Review; and was honored at the CUNY’s Annual Faculty Award and Grant Recipient Reception (December 2015) for her award from the Elsevier Foundation for motivating enrollment of Women in STEM majors.


    Ari Richter

    Ari Richter’s work “Tease” for which he was co-author (with Jessica Smith) was mentioned in an exhibition review of an exhibition at ATHICA in Flagpole Magazine (April 2015) Athens, GA.; “Hair as Material” for which he was co-author (with Linnea West) was mentioned in a review of an exhibition at ATHICA (April 2015).


    Joan Schwartz

    Joan Schwartz and Brian Miller were interviewed for a Miami Times article, "Life After Prison" about their book chapter "Returning to School After Incarceration: Policy, Prisoners m and the Classroom" (March 2015).


    Thomas Seymour

    Thomas Seymour’s film “London Betty” was Daniel von Bargen’s last performance in a feature film as noted in the article, “‘Seinfeld’ Actor Daniel von Bargen Dies at 64” in Variety Magazine (March 2015).


     Performances and Visual Arts

    Performances


    Jeremy Couillard

    directed and produced an animation short, “My Time in the Cult of Melting Ancestors” (International Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands).


    Thomas Dempsey

    a guitarist, composed and performed with the Rondi Charleston Group, January 2015 (Sheldon Theater Red Wing, MN); performed with Tom Dempsey Trio January, June and September 2015 (Bar Next Door, New York, NY); composed, co-lead and performed with the Tom Dempsey/Tim Ferguson Quartet, January, June and October 2015 (Smalls Jazz Club, Greenwich Village, NY) and in May 2015 (The Cell Theatre, New York, NY); performed with the John Simon Group, January 2015 (Candlelight Lounge Trenton, NJ), February 2015 (Chris's Jazz Club in Philadelphia, PA.); performed in a concert in “Tribute to the Montgomery Brothers - Larry Ridley and the Jazz Legacy Ensemble,” March 2015 (Dizzy's Club at Jazz, Lincoln Center, NY); and performed with the legendary vocalist Jon Hendricks at the JDP Gala Tribute to Jon Hendricks, October 2015 (New York, NY).


    Lisa DeSpain

    composed the music for “Where You Gonna Go, Honey” performed at 54 Below, NYC; won a musical theater composer “contest,” “Tune in Time” live action performance challenge creating original musical songs in an improvisational setting (New York, NY); and arranged and performed with band and singers a 7 minute tribute to Dorothy Fields (Times Center, New York, NY).


    Syelle Graves

    performed in a fundraiser for Brooklyn-based Aera Dance Company (Chelsea), April 2015; DVD Dancer Digital Film Dance Video, “Five Toes” (Kelly McLaughlin Director; and “Space & Time: Student/Teacher Showcase“ 2015 Northeast Aerial Art Championships Dance Competitor Bronze medal winner.


    Garrett Neergaard

    acted in a one-night only performance of a world-premiere play “The End and the Beginning” about death and dying at the Temple of Dendur (Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2015) and acted in the world premiere of “10 out of 12,” a play by Anne Washburn named number six in Time Out New York's "Top 20 Best Plays of 2015” (SoHo Rep New York City).


    Thomas Regan

    performed spoken word, danced and played the harmonica in “Brooklyn Rezound” with the multidisciplinary performance group Brooklyn Commons Chorus (@ Bric, 21 April 2015).


    Ari Richter

    wrote, directed and starred in a short film series, "Ari Pitches Shit," that follows the story of a hapless creative named Ari which was screened at "BHQFU Night Live...LIVE!" (BHQFU, New York, NY).


    Stefanie Sertich

    directed the workshop performance of “Dairyland” by New York City playwright, Heidi Armbruster, which was produced by The Bridge Initiative, Women in Arizona Theatre (Mesa, AZ); directed scenes from "Raisin in the Sun" to be included in the documentary film, "Rosedale" with film maker, Sandy Chase (Queens, NY LaGuardia and Wagner Archives); developed and directed the staged reading of "Grey Skies" by Carlos Arenado and premiered in the Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center; and directed the production of "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" that was selected to be a National Selected Production at the Kennedy Center's, American College Theatre Festival, Region 1 (Hyannis, MA January 2015).



    Visual Arts


    Jeremy Couillard

    exhibited his works in curated art shows: “Out of Body Experiences” clinic at the Louis B James Gallery in New York City and “Believes Reincarnation Hates Hugs” at the Youngworld Gallery, Detroit, MI.


    Hugo Fernandez

    exhibited his work in a curated art show: “Wilfredo So Far,” at the Green Library, Florida International University.


    Thierry Gourjon

    exhibited his work in a curated art show: “Facade” at the 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.


    Ari Richter

    exhibited his works in curated art shows: “An Exercise in Futility” at the Curious Matter Gallery, Jersey City, NJ.; “Remainder” at the ATHICA (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art), Athens, GA.; and “Jaws Will Tear Us Apart” at the Bruce High Quality Foundation Studio, Brooklyn, NY.


    Michael Rodriguez

    exhibited his works in curated art shows: at the Lab Space Gallery, Hillsdale, NY and at the Carol Jazaar Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida.


    Scott Sternbach

    exhibited his work in a curated art show: “Sarah Carries The Cross for Albert Joe” in Wilson, North Carolina.


     Speeches, Papers and Workshops

    Ahmed Abdelhalim

    presented “Small Business Income Reporting post Housing and Economic Recovery Act: A Tool to Improve Tax Compliance and Reduce the Tax Gap” at NABET in State College, PA.


    Allia Abdullah-Matta

    delivered three presentations: “‘Washed in the Sun’ Visualizing Walker’s Sight: Narrative(s) of Place, Predicament, and Positioning(s)” at the Poetry by the Sea Conference in Madison, CT; “Performative Interventions: [Re] Positioning the Black Woman’s Body in Music & the Spoken Word” at the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA) in New Orleans, LA; and “‘Tongue[s] Like Coiling Pythons:’ The Politics and Art of Jayne Cortez” at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) in Durham, NC. Abdullah-Matta also delivered an invited lecture “Bodies of Stone: Reading the Art of Black Women” at The College of New Jersey Department of Women and Gender Studies in Trenton, NJ.


    Amit Aggarwal

    gave a talk “Organic Nanoparticles of Metalloporphyrins as Efficient Catalysts for Environmental Remediation” at the Faculty Research Colloquium at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY.


    Ian Alberts

    delivered five presentations: “Quantum Mechanical Prediction of the Energetic and Magnetic Properties of Complex Transition Metal Coordination Systems” with Reem Jaafar, Monika Vidaich, Gabriel Romero, and Mahmud Meah on three occasions, at the 6th New York Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Conference at the Graduate Center, CUNY in New York, NY, at the 12th Annual Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Monmouth University in New Jersey, and at the 1st LaGuardia Undergraduate Research Symposium at LaGuardia Community College; “Quantum Mechanical Prediction of the Energetic and Magnetic Properties of Complex Transition Metal Coordination Systems” with Reem Jaafar at the 11th International Workshop on Magnetism & Superconductivity at the Nanoscale in Coma Ruga, Spain; and “Integrating Targeted Core Competencies with Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course” with Na Xu, Joby Jacob, Jennifer Vance, Kevin Mark, Allyson Sheffield, and Jaime Nieman at the 7th Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers in San Diego, CA. Alberts also delivered the poster presentation: “Discovery of New Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors” with Janet Gonzalez, Elainie Lendebol, and Angela Shen at both the 1st LaGuardia Undergraduate Research Symposium at LaGuardia Community College and the CUNY Research Scholars Program Summer Symposium at John Jay College in New York, NY. In addition, Alberts gave two talks: “Discovery of New Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors” with Janet Gonzalez, Elainie Lendebol, and Angela Shen at the CUNY Research Scholars Program Summer Symposium at John Jay College in New York, NY and “Women in STEM: A Civic Issue with an Interdisciplinary Approach” with Reem Jaafar and Habiba Boumlik at LaGuardia Opening Sessions at LaGuardia Community College.


    Vera Albrecht

    delivered two presentations: “Meinongian Incomplete Objects: Explaining Fiction and Other Non-Existents” at the Long Island Philosophical Society at St. John’s University in Queens, NY and “The Russell-Meinong Dialogue about Non-Existent Objects” at the American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Russell Society in St. Louis, MO.


    Lara Beaty

    presented “The Co-Development of an Academic Discourse and Student Identity in a Community College Research Group: Years One and Two” at the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia, PA.


    Prabha Betne

    delivered three presentations: “Scaling Statway at LaGuardia,” “Promoting Effective Collaborative Learning,” and “Teaching Statway in One Term,” all with Glenn Henshaw, Steven Cosares, Milena Cuellar, and Marina Nechayeva at the 2015 Pathways National Forum sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancing of Teaching in San Francisco, CA.


    Rajendra Bhika

    delivered three presentations: “Renewing the Vision: The ePortfolio Leadership Team at LaGuardia Community College” with Howard Wach, Pablo Avila, and Michele De Goeas-Malone at The Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning in Boston, MA; “The Transformative Impact of the First Year Seminar for Business” with Andrea Francis and Pablo Avila at the City College of New York; and “Financial Literacy Pedagogy in the First Year Seminar for Business: Tools for Student Engagement, Empowerment, and Life-long Learning” with Andrea Francis at the Northeastern Association of Business Economics and Technology in State College, PA. Bhika also gave eleven talks: “Low-Stakes Writing Activities in Accounting and Business” with Nicole Maguire at the LaGuardia Community College Business and Technology Department at LaGuardia Community College; “The Business to Business Career Panel” and “The Bridge to Business Career Panel” both at PCAP's Bridge to Business Program at LaGuardia Community College; and “First Year Seminar Faculty/Student Success Mentor Partnership”; “First Year Seminar Graduation Plan”; “Accounting Program - Curricular Integration of ePortfolio” with Andrea Francis; “Student Engagement in the First Year Seminar”; “First Year Seminar Graduation Plan”; “Australia's Deakin University ePortfolio Meeting” with Kim Watty, Michael Napolitano, Andrea Francis, Nicole Maguire, Bernard Polnariev, and Edward Goodman; “Business Student Success Through a Redesigned FYE, Integrated Advisement, and ePortfolio-Based Learning” with Andrea Francis; and “Advisement in the First Year Seminar,” all at the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College. In addition, Bhika offered a workshop “Financial Literacy Pedagogy & Applications in the First Year Seminar: A Tool for Student Engagement, Empowerment, and Life-long Learning” with Andrea Francis at LaGuardia Community College.


    David Bimbi

    delivered two presentations: “The Impact of Structural Barriers on HIV Positive and Negative Male-to-Female Transgender Women’s Sexual Risk and Victimization Experiences and Their Willingness to Change” with J. Raiford, G. Hall, R. Taylor, and J. Parsons at the American Public Health Association in Chicago, IL and “HIV/AIDS as a General Education Course in ‘World Cultures & Global Issues’” at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality in Albuquerque, NM.


    Vanessa Bing

    presented “Using the Arts to Creatively Address Title IX Mandates: From Experiential Theater to Digital Technology” with Joanna De Leon and Steven Hitt at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in New Orleans, LA.


    Jessica Boehman

    delivered and invited lecture “Walking with Christ: The Art of the Stations of the Cross” at The Merton Center, The Church of Notre Dame in New York, NY.


    Habiba Boumlik

    delivered ten presentations: “An Innovative Pilot Project: The Henry Luce Heritage Program” with Tomonori Nagano and Hector Fernandez at The League of Innovation in the Community College in Boston, MA; “Luce World Pathways Heritage Language Program From Classroom to Corporation: Internship Success Stories” at Kyoto Sangyo University in Kyoto, Japan; “Islamic Feminism: the Contours of a New Liberation Theology” at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco; “Video Productions in Tachelhit: Site of Contestation” at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa in Washington, DC; “Assessment Approaches: Luce Heritage Language Scholar Program & Modern Language Department Placement Tests” at American University in Washington, DC; “Successful Strategies in Language Learning: The Use of Class Projects in Arabic and French Classes” at The New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers Annual Conference in New York, NY; “Connecting the Study of Language and Business: Luce World Pathways Heritage Scholars Initiative” with Hector Fernandez at the CUNY CUE Conference at City College in New York, NY; “Writing-to-Learn Activities: Helping Students Succeed at Writing with Low-Stakes Assignments” with Hector Fernandez at the NYU Literacy Review Workshops in Teaching Writing in New York, NY; “The Use of Excursion Papers in Arabic and French Courses” at The 4th Annual Tri-State Best Practices Conference at Bergen Community College in New Jersey; and “Traditional Cuisine-Modern Revisited Cuisine via Food Networks and Social Media: The Case of Choumicha in Morocco” at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA.


    Lee Boyer

    delivered two presentations: “Cross-Disciplinary Infusion of Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Across CUNY Schools” with Brandi Rima and Janet Michello at Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities in Brooklyn, NY and “A Business Themed Intervention in Developmental Mathematics: A Student-Centered Approach” with Glenn Henshaw at Bronx Community College in New York.


    Justin Brown

    presented “Advocates, Allies, and/or Critical Organic Catalysts: Reevaluating the Role of Black Psychologists in Collaborative Research” with Monique Guishard and Devin Heyward at the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture in Boston, MA. Brown also served as a discussant at the Health Justice Panel with Sheena Elrington, Benjamin Delikat, Dena Kedra, and Caitlyn Smith at the City College of New York – CUNY, Office of Student Success at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership in New York, NY.


    Richard Brown

    delivered three invited lectures: “Higher-Order Theories of Phenomenal Consciousness” at The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Taipei Medical University and Brain and Consciousness Research Center in Taipei, Taiwan; “Introspective Consciousness and Higher-Order Thoughts” at the CUNY Cognitive Science Speaker Series in New York, NY; and “The Possibility of Biologicalism about Consciousness” at The Institute for European and American Studies, Academia Senica in Taipei, Taiwan.


    Robert Bruno

    presented “The Import and Future of the Community College” with Robin Levenson at the NY State Communication Association, NYSCA in Callicoon, NY.


    Cristina Bruns

    presented “Living and Leaving Fictional Worlds” at the International Society for the Study of Narrative in Chicago, IL.


    Cheri Carr

    presented “Motherhood & Academia: Modeling Work-Life Integration” at The University of Memphis Department of Philosophy in Memphis, TN.


    Linda Chandler

    presented “Reflecting on the First Year of the First Year Seminar at LaGuardia” with Demetrios Kapetanakos and Irwin Leopando at the Two Year College Association-North East in Lancaster, PA.


    Rhuma Choudhury

    delivered three presentations with Leigh Garrison-Fletcher: “Testing a Multilingual Intervention Designed to Meet the Needs of the Growing Bengali-speaking ESL Population at LaGuardia Community College” at The Fourth Annual Tri-State Best Practices Conference in Bergen County, NJ; “Instructing Bengali-speaking Community College ESL Students in their Native Language: An Intervention Study” at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Chicago, IL; and “Applying the Theory of L1 Literacy Skills Transfer in a Community College ESL Classroom with Bengali Speakers” at the International Linguistics Association (ILA) in New York, NY. Choudhury also gave a talk “A Multilingual Instructional Intervention to Promote Academic Proficiency” with Leigh Garrison-Fletcher sponsored by The Institute for Language Education in a Transcultural Context at The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York, NY.


    Kai Chun Chuang

    presented “Embracing Opportunities for Teachable Moments: Mixing Methodologies to Locate Spaces of Healing from Student Racist Misconduct” at the National Communication Association in Las Vegas, NV. Chuang also gave a talk “The Search Begins: Preparing Yourself to Be a Successful Candidate in the Job Market” at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, CO.


    John Collins

    presented “Game Design: Process vs Product” at the City University of New York Games Network in New York, NY.


    Angela Cornelius

    presented “#Reinventingtheselfie: Choice, Voice, and Relevance in the Classroom” with Michele De Goeas-Malone and Lisa Silverman at The European Conference on Education in Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom.


    Steven Cosares

    delivered four presentations: “Models to Measure and Reduce Risk during the Draw-down Phase in a Retirement Plan” at the Northeast Business and Economics Association in Queens, NY; and “Scaling Statway at La Guardia,” “Promoting Effective Collaborative Learning,” and “Teaching Statway in One Term,” all with Glenn Henshaw, Prabha Betne, Milena Cuellar, and Marina Nechayeva at the 2015 Pathways National Forum sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancing of Teaching in San Francisco, CA.


    Milena Cuellar

    delivered four presentations: “Productive Persistence Team” with Rachel Beattie and Duane Benson at the Student Agency Improvement Community Summer Institute sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancing of Teaching in Stanford, CA; and “Scaling Statway at La Guardia,” “Promoting Effective Collaborative Learning,” and “Teaching Statway in One Term,” all with Glenn Henshaw, Steven Cosares, Prabha Betne, and Marina Nechayeva at the 2015 Pathways National Forum sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancing of Teaching in San Francisco, CA. Cuellar also delivered four invited lectures: “El rugido del Sol” at the Observatorio Astronomico, Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia; “The World’s Largest Climate Prediction Experiment: Citizen Science + Climate Change = climate prediction.net” at the Engineering Colloquium at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY; “The Scientific Method and Reconstruction of Chaotic Attractors from Partial Observations” at the Math Colloquium at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY; and “Introduction to Climate Change Modules for MAE 106” at LaGuardia’s Continuous Innovative Learning Environment in STEM (CILES) Faculty Meeting at City College in New York, NY.


    Marina Dedlovskaya

    gave a talk “Mathematics in Flight: Aerodynamics Themed Calculus Sequence Student Projects with IT Application” with Vladimir Przhebelskiy, Marina Nechayeva, and Malgorzata Marciniak at LaGuardia Community College Opening Sessions in Long Island City, NY.


    Michele De Goeas-Malone

    offered a workshop “#Reinventingtheselfie: Choice, Voice, and Relevance in the Classroom” with Angela Cornelius and Lisa Silverman at The European Conference on Education in Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom. De Goeas-Malone also presented “Supporting Writing Development and Emerging Professional Identities in Underserved Teacher Education Students through Peer Feedback” with Helen Johnson, Michelle Frabroni, Caterina Almendral, Milushka Elbulok-Charcape, Jennifer Gilken, and Leigh Shebanie McCallen at the American Educational Research Association in Chicago, IL.


    Hendrick Delcham

    presented “Inspire your Students Using a 3-D Printing Enhanced Curriculum” with Alexandra Rojas, Charles Keyes, Galina Letnikova, Christopher McHale, and Paul West at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA.


    Joanna De Leon

    presented “Using the Arts to Creatively Address Title IX Mandates: From Experiential Theater to Digital Technology” with Vanessa Bing and Steven Hitt at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in New Orleans, LA.


    Mercedes Del Rosario

    presented “Revolutionizing Teacher Education through ePortfolio Partnership and Transfer Connections among CUNY Campuses” with Burcin Ogrenir at the National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs in Boston, MA.


    Thomas Dempsey

    presented “Improvisation across The Disciplines-Applying Jazz Performance Skills Outside of Music” at the Jazz Drama Program Summer Institute at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. Dempsey also offered workshops at the NYJA Summer Sessions of the New York Jazz Academy in New York, NY.


    Payal Doctor

    presented “Roller Derby and Collective Intensionality” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association in New Orleans, LA and at Sport and Society in Toronto, Canada.


    Richard Dragan

    presented “Digital Humanities and Pedagogy: Faculty Experiments in Bringing DH Visualizations and Maps into the 21st-Century Classroom” at The Graduate Student Organization of the MA in Language & Literacy at City College in New York, NY.


    Monika Ekiert

    delivered three presentations: “Re-examining the Impact of Focused Written Corrective Feedback on English Articles” with Kristen di Gennaro at the Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA; “‘We Are Very Interested in Your Study’: Distinguishing Proper from Predatory Publishers” with Phil Choong and Kristen di Gennaro at the Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (NYSTESOL) at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, NY; and “Written Corrective Feedback: Are the Effects All Positive?” with Kristen di Gennaro at the New York State TESOL Conference (NYSTESOL) in White Plains, NY.


    Colleen Eren

    delivered an invited lecture “White Collar Crime and Critical Criminology” at the Sociology Department of Princeton University in New Jersey. Eren also delivered three presentations: “Estranged Labor, Habitus, and Phenomenology in the Rise of Extreme Endurance Sports” at the Eastern Sociological Society in New York, NY; and “HSBC and the Blurring of White Collar Crime Boundaries” and “Freedom of Speech in Light of the Charlie Hebdo Massacre” with Ilgin Yorukoglu, both at the American Society of Criminology in Washington, DC.


    Reginald Eze

    delivered four presentations: “Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED): Lighting Towards a Sustainable Environment” with Colleen Cleary and Leo Panish; “Numerical Simulation of Organic Light Emitting Diodes: The Effect of Directivity and Angular Dependence on Emission Patterns” with Colleen Cleary, Samhita Roy, and Leo Panish; and “Satellite Earth Surface Temperature: Data Correction and Validation Processes Using MATLAB” with Yasser Hassebo, Anjeza Arapi, Karina Shah, and Dana Hojnowski, all at The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and New York City Research Initiative (NYCRI) at the NASA Research Facility in New York, NY; and “Remote Sensing Of Subsurface Electromagnetically Penetrable Objects: Landmine And Improvised Explosive Device Detection” with George Sivulka at the COMSOL Conference in Boston, MA.


    Xiwu Feng

    presented “Ethics and Challenges in Human Subjects Research in a Global Setting” at the 21st International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) in Hong Kong, China. Feng also delivered two invited lectures: “Comparative Analysis on Curriculum and Pedagogical Development” at Hunan University of Science and Technology in Xiangtan, Hunan, China and “Neurological Studies and Brained-Based Learning” at Huihua College in Huihua, Hunan, China. In addition, Feng gave a speech “Enriching Learning Experiences to Achieving Academic Success” at Xiangtan University in Xiangtan, Hunan, China. Feng also offered a workshop “Second Language Acquisition and TESOL Methodology” at Hengyang Teachers College in Hengyang, Hunan, China. Finally, Feng gave a talk “Cross-Cultural Communication” at Hunan Polytechnic College in Yueyang, Hunan, China.


    Nicolle Fernandes

    delivered two presentations: “Effect of Dietary Calcium, Caffeine Intake, and Body Mass Index on Bone Mineral Density of Young Female Adults” with Teresa Burger and Jayanthi Kandiah at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conference in Nashville, TN and “Impact of a College-based Service Learning Event on Knowledge and Comfort Level for Participants and Students” with Cynthia Pierce and Rosann Ippolito at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 85th Annual Meeting and Expo in Albany, NY, where Fernandes also offered a poster presentation “Diet and Exercise-Related Health Practices among a Cohort of Administrative Staff” with Cynthia Pierce and Rosann Ippolito.


    Hector Fernandez

    delivered four presentations: “The Benefits of Low Stakes Writing Assignments in Capstone and Freshman Seminar Courses” with Habiba Boumlik at New York University - 11th Annual Literacy Review Workshops in New York, NY; “An Innovative Pilot Project: The Henry Luce Heritage Program” with Tomonori Nagano and Habiba Boumlik at The League of Innovation in the Community College in Boston, MA; “Luce World Pathways Heritage Language Scholars Program at LaGuardia Community College” with Angela Jing Wu at the Bergen Community College Tri-State Best Practices Conference in Paramus, NJ; and “Connecting the Study of Language and Business: Luce World Pathways Heritage Scholars Initiative” with Habiba Boumlik at the CUNY CUE Conference at City College in New York, NY.


    Andrea Francis

    gave five talks at LaGuardia Community College: “How Faculty Work to Connect Students with the College and Help Students to Succeed” at the President's Cabinet; “Basic Skills Advisement Video” at the Center for Teaching and Learning; “First Year Seminar Graduation Plan” at the Provost's Cabinet; “First Year Seminar Graduation Plan” with Preethi Radhakrishnan at the Instructional Staff Meeting; and “Lessons Learned from Teaching the First Year Seminar” at the Center for Teaching and Learning.


    Ana Lucia Fuentes

    delivered two presentations: “Making Connections, Solving Real-life Cases in an Anatomy and Physiology Class” at the 11th Annual CUE Conference Engaging for Impact, CUNY at City College in New York, NY and “Effects of Toll-Like Receptor Ligands on Phagocytosis of Candida albicans by RAW 264.7 Macrophages” with Lynette Sigola, Leonard Millis, Jackeline Vapenik, and Armstrong Murira at the 12th International Conference on Innate Immunity in Chania, Crete in Greece.


    William Fulton

    presented “Pitch-Shifted Vocals, Liminal Spaces, and Identity Play in African American Popular Music” at the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States 2015 Conference in Louisville, KY. Fulton also gave a talk “'Something’s Happening Here!’: Popular Music Education in the U.S.” at the Association for Popular Music Education-New York City Sessions 2015 at the LPAC Little Theatre at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY.


    Les Gallo-Silver

    gave three speeches: “Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD): Addressing Iatrogenic Suffering Using the Early Introduction of Palliative Care” with Tammy Weitzman and “The Social Work Role and Surrogate Decision Making in the Intensive Care Unit Setting” both at the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network in Philadelphia, PA; and “Diagnosing Mental Health Issues in Children: A Holistic Approach to a Compromised Practice” with Michael Weiner at the National Organization for Human Services in Charlotte, NC.


    Sean Galvin

    presented “Space and Place in New York City Foodways” at the American Folklore Society in Long Beach, CA.


    Hillary Gardner

    presented a webinar “WIOA: What Now? Shifts in Policy, Shifts in Practice Webinar Series” with John Hunt Co-sponsored by the National College Transition Network/World Education and LaGuardia Community College. Gardner also offered a workshop “Slogans for Success: Telling Your Personal Story” at the New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study in New York, NY.


    Leigh Garrison-Fletcher

    delivered three presentations with Rhuma Choudhury: “Testing a Multilingual Intervention Designed to Meet the Needs of the Growing Bengali-speaking ESL Population at LaGuardia Community College” at The Fourth Annual Tri-State Best Practices Conference in Bergen County, NJ; “Instructing Bengali-speaking Community College ESL Students in their Native Language: An Intervention Study” at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Chicago, IL; and “Applying the Theory of L1 Literacy Skills Transfer in a Community College ESL Classroom with Bengali Speakers” at the International Linguistics Association (ILA) in New York, NY. Garrison-Fletcher also gave a talk “A Multilingual Instructional Intervention to Promote Academic Proficiency” with Rhuma Choudhury sponsored by The Institute for Language Education in a Transcultural Context at The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York, NY.


    Janet Gonzalez

    delivered three presentations: “Proteomics Profiling of Thrombin-Activated Platelets Highlights the Down-Regulation of the Integrin, Actin, Rhoa and ILK Signaling Pathways in Response to the Treatment with Thrombin Inhibitors” with C.C. Clement, E.L. Ewul, and A. Babinska at the American Society for Cell Biology 2015 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA; “Flipped Class Could Change the Face of Higher Education” with Donna McGregor, Pamela Mills, Lisa Brundage, Anthony Durante, Nadya Kobko, and Gustavo Lopez at the 14th Annual CUNY IT Awards at John Jay College in New York, NY; and “Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors Structure-Based Pharmacophore Design” with Ian Alberts at the CUNY Research Scholars Program at John Jay College in New York, NY.


    Edward Goodman

    gave a talk: “Dr. Kim Watty Visit: ePortfolio Best Practices” with Kim Watty, Michael Napolitano, Andrea Francis, Rajendra Bhika, Bernard Polnariev, and Nicole Maguire at the Center or Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College.


    Syelle Graves

    offered a workshop “Developing a Signature Project” with Rebecca Devers and Rifat Salam at CUNY Writing Across the Curriculum at Hostos Community College in the Bronx, NY.


    Yasser Hassebo

    delivered eleven presentations: “Measuring Aerosol and Cloud Vertical Structure Using First Micro-Pulse Lidar System (MPL) in New York City: Preliminary Results” with Ahmed Hassebo, Silvia Tirado, Abdelrahman Abbas, and Miar Elaskandarany; “Biaxial Lidar System Simulation to Examine the Overlap Function and the Receiver Aperture Alignment to Improve Lidar SNR” with Carl Gordo, Silvia Tirado, Abdelrahman Abbas, Ahmed Hassebo, Mohanad Osman, and Miar Elaskandarany Miar Elaskandarany; “Lidar Range-Correction: Radiation Intensity vs. Distance Investigation; Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Using Logger-Pro and MATLAB” with Abdelrahman Abbas, Ahmed Hassebo, Gabriel Rodriguez, Tafari Martin, and Kenny Yu; “Global Warming Investigation with College Algebra and MATLAB: Interdisciplinary STEM Research Program at LaGuardia Community College; High School-to-College Pathway” with Daouda Hamath Gaye, Andrew Miller, Huihuang Liu Forest, Tasmin Rahman, Yohara Molineros, Saiyara Islam, Tyler Yuen, Jose Ramos, Kevin Doku, Mezbahuddin Prottoy, Tony Lin, Michael Fatmah, Silvia Sofia Tirado, John Toland, and Carolyn Henner; “Student-Centered Pedagogy to Examine Gaussian Distribution and Histograms: Modeling and Analysis Using MATLAB and Logger-Pro” with Ahmed Hassebo, Abdelrahman Abbas, Joshua Castellano, Madhyama Vijayalakshman, and Cecilia Berrout all at The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) National Conference 2015 in Baltimore, MD. “Satellite Earth Surface Temperature: Data Corrections and Validation Processes Using MATLAB” with Karina Shah, Anjeza Arapi, Dana Hojnowski, and Reginald Eze; “Histograms and the Gaussian Distribution: Experimental Investigation, Applications, Modeling, and Analysis Using Logger-Pro and MATLAB” with Ahmed Hassebo, Abdelrahman Abbas, Joshua Castellano, Madhyama Vijayalakshman, and Cecilia Berrout; “Lidar Range-Correction: Radiation Intensity vs. Distance Experiment, Mathematical Modeling and Analysis Using Logger-Pro and MATLAB” with Abdelrahman Abbas, Ahmed Hassebo, Gabriel Rodriguez, Tafari Martin, and Kenny Yu; “Lidar SNR Improvement: Biaxial Lidar System Simulation to Examine the Overlap Function and the Receiver Aperture Alignment” with Carl Gordon, Silvia Tirado, Abdelrahman Abbas, Ahmed Hassebo, Mohanad Osman, and Miar Elaskandarany; “High School-College Pathway: Summer STEM Program at LaGCC to Investigate the Global Warming with College Algebra using MATLAB” with Andrew Miller, Huihuang Liu Forest, Tasmin Rahman, Yohara Molineros, Saiyara Islam, Tyler Yuen, Jose Ramos, Kevin Doku, Mezbahuddin Prottoy, Tony Lin, Michael Fatmah, Silvia Sofia Tirado, Daouda Hamath Gaye, John Toland, and Carolyn Henner; and “Exploring the Universe with Algebra and MATLAB” with Hillary Escandon, Laurianne Jean Laurent, Bichen Liu, Edress Sediqi, Haroon Syed, Daouda Hamath Gaye, Silvia Sofia Tirado, John Toland, and Carolyn Henner all at the CUNY-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Cooperative REmote Sensing Science & Technology Center (NOAA-CREST) at City College in New York, NY.


    Natalie Havlin

    delivered three presentations: “The 'Loving Ecstasy' of Struggle: Luisa Capetillo and Transnational Feminist Praxis” at the National Women's Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico; “‘An Essential Friendship’: The Politics of Coalition in West Indian, African American and Puerto Rican Print Culture, 1920-1940” at the American Studies Association in Los Angeles, CA; and “The Intersection of the Prison Industrial Complex and Immigration Control Enforcement” at the Black Lives Matter Summit at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY. Havlin also delivered an invited lecture “Race in the Latina/o Studies Archive” at the Department of English of the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY.


    Glenn Henshaw

    delivered four presentations: “A Business Themed Intervention in Developmental Mathematics: A Student-Centered Approach” with Lee Boyer at Bronx Community College in New York; and “Scaling Statway at La Guardia,” “Promoting Effective Collaborative Learning,” and “Teaching Statway in One Term,” all with Steven Cosares, Prabha Betne, Milena Cuellar, and Marina Nechayeva at the 2015 Pathways National Forum sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancing of Teaching in San Francisco, CA.


    Ana Maria Hernandez

    was invited to deliver the Paul Andre Feit Memorial Lecture “Cecila Valdés: Femme Fatale or Victim?” at Baruch College in New York, NY. Hernandez also delivered three presentations: “Cuban Art of the Special Period” with Mario Gonzalez Corso and Iliana Cepero sponsored by the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY; “Africa in the Caribbean: Artistic Transformations” with Alejandro de la Fuente, Ned Sublette, and Caridad Martinez at the Hispanic /Latino Cultural Center at SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY; and “Cuba's Struggle for Democracy: The First Republic” with Samuel Farber, Ilan Ehrlich, and Frank Argote Freyre sponsored by the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY.


    Linda Iannuzzo

    delivered an invited lecture “Fun with Technology” at the Westchester PC Users Group in White Plains, NY.


    Givanni Ildefonso-Sanchez

    presented “Multiculturalism through the Lens of Teacher Education” at the Sookmyung Institute of Multicultural Studies in South Korea.


    Rosann Ippolito

    presented “Impact of a College-based Service Learning Event on Knowledge and Comfort Level for Participants and Students” with Cynthia Pierce and Nicolle Fernandes at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 85th Annual Meeting and Expo in Albany, NY, where Ippolito also offered a poster presentation “Diet and Exercise-Related Health Practices among a Cohort of Administrative Staff” with Cynthia Pierce and Nicolle Fernandes.


    Reem Jaafar

    offered a poster presentation “Quantum Mechanical Prediction of the Energetic and Magnetic Properties of Complex Transition Metal Coordination Systems” at the CUNY Central Office at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, NY. Jaafar also delivered an invited lecture “History of Cryptography and the Promise of a Quantum Computer” at the IEEE- New York Chapter at Cooper Union in New York, NY. In addition, Jaafar delivered two presentations: “Innovation in the Instruction of Underprepared Math Students” with Andi Toce at the CUNY-11th Annual CUE Conference at City College in New York, NY and “Electromechanical Switching of the Magnetization in Nanomagnets” at the 11th International Workshop on Nanomagnetism and Superconductivity at the Nansocale in Coma Ruga, Spain.


    Elizabeth Jardine

    presented “Making Knock-Out Tutorials!” at the State University of New York Librarians Association in Purchase, NY.


    Rebekah Johnson

    delivered four presentations: “Negotiating Topic Boundaries and Reaffirming Roles with the Family Context: An Exploration of Mother-daughter Discourse” with Donna Del Prete at the International Pragmatics Association Conference in Antwerp, Belgium; “Applications of Family Discourse in Family Counseling and Therapy” at the American Association for Applied Linguistics in Toronto, ON; “Digital Literacy and Dialect: Sociolinguistic Course Content Online” at the International Linguistic Association at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, NY; and “Flipping the Classroom: Considerations in Creating Online Course Content” with Bede McCormack at the New York State Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference in White Plains, NY.


    Jacqueline Jones

    presented “Embracing the Cultural Context: Reading August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean as a Neo-Slave Narrative” at the North East Modern Language Association in Toronto, ON. Jones also delivered an invited lecture “A Quasi-Religious Experience: Placing August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean within the Neo-Slave Narrative Tradition” at SUNY Geneseo in NY.


    Florence Kabba

    delivered two presentations: “Testifyin’ in a Black Woman Book Club: Lessons on Reading, Race and Orality” at the Conference of the International Society for Language Studies in Carlsbad, CA; “Reading Whiteness in Popular Texts: Becoming Racially Literate in “Post Racial” America” at the 65th Annual LRA Conference in Albuquerque, NM.


    Abdelhamid Kadik

    delivered two presentations with Zahidur Rahman: “Fostering Basic Mathematical Learning through Contemporary Public Issues” at The Clute Institute in Maui, Hawaii and “Early Detection and Monitoring of Malaria” at the International Society for Optical Engineering in Baltimore, MD.


    Demetrios Kapetanakos

    presented “Reflecting on the First Year of the First Year Seminar at LaGuardia” with Linda Chandler and Irwin Leopando at the Two Year College Association-North East in Lancaster, PA.


    Kathleen Karsten

    delivered two presentations: “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration through ePortfolio” with Deborah McMillan-Coddington at the Association for Authentic and Evidence-Based Learning in Boston, MA and “Acknowledging the Academic Rigor of Associate Degree Nursing Education” at the National Organization of Associate Degree Nurses in Jacksonville, FL.


    Charles Keller

    delivered an invited lecture “Using ePortfolio to Foster Cross-class Collaborative Writing” at the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College. Keller also offered a workshop “Neuroscience and Education: A Semester-long Faculty Development Workshop” with Joanne Pierre-Louis at The Provost's Learning Space at LaGuardia Community College.


    Charles Keyes

    presented “Inspire your Students Using a 3-D Printing Enhanced Curriculum” with Alexandra Rojas, Paul West, Galina Letnikova, Christopher McHale, and Hendrick Delcham at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA.


    Alioune Khoule

    presented: “Assessing Faculty Pedagogy and Student Success in an Online Community of Practice” with Neil Meyer and Phyllis Van Slyck at the Drexel University Conference on Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Philadelphia, PA. Khoule also offered two workshops: “Engaging Mathematics and Statistics throughout New York City” and “Mathematics and Civic Engagement in Elementary Statistics: Learning Concepts through Social and Environmental Issues” both with Mangala Kothari and Marina Nechayeva at the SENCER Summer Institute.


    Robin Kietlinski

    delivered three presentations: “Challenging Women: Female Olympians in Twenty-first Century Japan” at the Asian Studies Conference Japan at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan; “Moving Forward? A Critical Examination of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in Japan” at the Association for Asian Studies at Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan; and “Discover Tomorrow: Nationalism and Collective Memories of the Olympic Games in Japan” at the New York Conference on Asian Studies at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.


    Karlyn Koh

    delivered two presentations “Big Plans/Big Scholarships: Finding the Match” with Ivy Gerbiss, Jon Gross, Lucy Laufe, Leilani Miller, and Michael Mills and “Big Plans/Big Scholarships 2: Preparing Major Scholarships Applications” with Ricki Shine, Ivy Gerbiss, Jon Gross, Leilani Miller, and Michael Mills at the National Collegiate Honors Council in Chicago, IL.


    Juline Koken

    presented “Framing Human Sexuality as a General Education Course in Two Year Colleges” with David Bimbi at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality in Albuquerque, NM.


    Susan Kopp

    delivered two invited lectures: “Blessing of the Animals: Reflections on the Environmental Encyclical of Pope Francis” at the Animal Ethics Scholars Study Group at the Yale University Divinity School and “Ethics, Animals and the World We Share” at the Yale University Summer Bioethics Institute at Yale University. Kopp also offered a workshop “Topics in Veterinary and Animal Ethics” at the Yale University Summer Bioethics Institute at Yale University.


    Mangala Kothari

    presented “Using SENCER approach in Elementary Statistics" at the Sencer Center for Innovations – Mid Atlantic at the New York City College of Technology, City University of New York in Brooklyn, NY.


    Onica Le Gendre

    delivered an invited lecture “Olive Oil: the Answer to Curing Cancer? Oleocanthal Selectively Induces LMP in Human Cancers” at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY.


    Irwin Leopando

    delivered two presentations: “The State of Developmental Writing Instruction at CUNY’s Community Colleges” at the Intensive Writing Committee at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York, NY and “Reflecting on the First Year of the First Year Seminar at LaGuardia” with Linda Chandler and Demetrios Kapetanakos at the Two Year College Association-North East in Lancaster, PA.


    Galina Letnikova

    delivered two presentations: “Using Information Literacy Games to Promote Metacognitive Learning” at the CUNY Games Festival at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY and “Inspire your Students Using a 3-D Printing Enhanced Curriculum” with Alexandra Rojas, Charles Keyes, Christopher McHale, Paul West, and Hendrick Delcham at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA. Letnikova also offered two workshops: “Citation Needed” at the CUNY Games Festival at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY and “Educational Games: Developing a Rubric for Evaluating IL Games” with Miriam Laskin at CUNY LILAC’s Spring Workshop at City College in New York, NY.


    Robin Levenson

    delivered an invited lecture “Acting in Translation: a Comparative Study of the Import of Translation for the Stage, with Examples from Anton Chekhov's Masterpieces” at the Faculty Research Colloquium at LaGuardia Community College. Levenson also presented “The Import and Future of the Community College” with Robert Bruno at the NY State Communication Association, NYSCA in Callicoon, NY.


    Nicole Maguire

    offered three workshops: “Writing in the Disciplines: An Information Session” with Rajendra Bhika, Richard Herron, Chloe Edmonson at the LaGuardia Writing in the Disciplines Committee at LaGuardia Community College; “Active eLearning with Innovative Technologies and Web 2.0 Resources: Improving Student Engagement and Collaboration” with Natalia Mosina and Milena Cuellar at LaGuardia College Opening Sessions at LaGuardia Community College; and “Keeping Connected: Communications and ADA Compliance in Hybrid and Online Courses” with Santo Trapani at LaGuardia Community College. Maguire also gave two talks: “Dr. Kim Watty Visit: ePortfolio Best Practices” with Kim Watty, Michael Napolitano, Andrea Francis, Rajendra Bhika, Bernard Polnariev, and Edward Goodman for Deakin University, Australia at LaGuardia Community College and “First Year Seminar for Business Students: An Introduction LaGuardia Student Affairs-New Student Orientation” with Magalie Lopez and Deijy Sherpa at LaGuardia Community College.


    Malgorzata Marciniak

    presented “Elementary Approach to End Compactifications” at the Mathematical Association of America, MathFest in Washington, DC.


    Christine Marks

    delivered the keynote address “Relationality and Play in Siri Hustvedt’s Fiction” at the Centre for Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck at the University of London in London, England. Marks also presented “Shared Vulnerabilities: Feminist Embodiment and the Politics of Suffering in Eve Ensler’s In the Body of the World” at the American Studies Association in Toronto, CA. Additionally, Marks co-organized and chaired the panel “Writing the American Domestic in the 19th and 20th Century” with Krystyna Michael at the Northeast Modern Language Association in Toronto, CA.


    Bede McCormack

    offered a workshop “Flipping the Classroom: Considerations in Creating Online Course Content” with Rebekah Johnson at the New York State Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference in White Plains, NY. McCormack also delivered two presentations: “Exploring the Impact of Teacher Knowledge of Conversation Analysis on ESL Student Learning Outcomes” at the International Language Association in New York, NY and “Bridging the Gap: Preparing Community College Students to Succeed at the BA Level” with Diane Soles at the Eastern Sociological Society in New York, NY.


    Christopher McHale

    presented “Inspire your Students Using a 3-D Printing Enhanced Curriculum” with Alexandra Rojas, Charles Keyes, Galina Letnikova, Paul West, and Hendrick Delcham at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA.


    Deborah McMillan-Coddington

    presented “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration through ePortfolio” with Kathleen Karsten at the Association for Authentic and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) in Boston, MA.


    Lucy McNair

    presented “English 101: Lost and Found in Translation” at the Teaching of Writing Conference at the University of Connecticut, Storrs.


    Neil Meyer

    delivered two presentations: “Assessing Faculty Pedagogy and Student Success in an Online Community of Practice” with Alioune Khoule and Phyllis Van Slyck at the Drexel University Conference on Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Philadelphia, PA and “Celebrity Chef Culture and the Hidden Labor of the Food Industry” at the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association in New Orleans, LA.


    Janet Michello

    delivered four presentations: “Cross-Disciplinary Infusion of Quantitative Reasoning in College Courses” at the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL; “Pedagogy for Hybrid and Online College Courses” at The ECCSSA 41st Annual Conference in Herndon, VA; “Best Practices for the Creation of Online or Hybrid College Courses” at The 18th Annual ANTSHE National Conference in Leesburg, VA; and “Strategies for Using Blackboard in the Development of Hybrid Courses” at Blackboard on Tour at Pace University in New York, NY.


    Karen Miller

    delivered three presentations: “‘Thin, Wistful, and White’: James Fugate and the Disavowal of Muscularity in the Colonial Philippines” at the Organization of American Historians in St. Louis, MO; “Remaking Landscapes and Workers in the Late Colonial Philippines” at the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations in Fairfax, VA; and “The Colonial Philippines and the Misery of the Failed State” at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Toronto, ON. Miller also delivered an invited lecture “The Roots of Institutional Racism in 1920s and 1930s Detroit” at the Marygrove College Institute for Detroit Studies in Detroit, MI.


    Claudia Moreno Parsons

    gave a talk “‘Derelict Air’: A Celebration of Edward Dorn’s Uncollected Poems" at The Center for Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY in New York, NY. Moreno Parsons also presented “Models and Methods of Unconventional Dissertations” at the Program in English of the Graduate Center, CUNY in New York, NY.


    Natalia Mosina

    delivered two presentations: “Technology-Oriented Pre-Calculus: Developing Integrated Path toward Students Success in STEM Pre-Gateway Course” at IEEE at Princeton University in New Jersey and “Building a Culture of Social Peer-Based Learning/e-learning. Does it Help Fighting STEM Phobias?” at the LaGuardia Community College Psychology Club at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY.


    Tomonori Nagano

    presented “An Innovative Pilot Project: The Henry Luce Heritage Program” with Habiba Boumlik and Hector Fernandez at The League of Innovation in the Community College in Boston, MA.


    Michael Napolitano

    gave a talk “Australia's Deakin University ePortfolio Meeting” with Dr. Kim Watty, with Rajendra Bhika, Andrea Francis, Nicole Maguire, Bernard Polnariev, and Edward Goodman at the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College.


    Emmanuel Nartey

    delivered two presentations: “Integrating Science and Religion” at the Science and Religion Forum at St. John's College, Durham University in the UK and “Can Religious Belief Be Rational?” at the Abraham Kuyper Center at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


    Marina Nechayeva

    delivered four presentations: “Statway at LaGuardia: Faculty Support Serving Developmental Math Needs” with Carlos Sandoval, Milena Cuellar, and Roslyn Orgel at the 41st AMATYC Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA; “Scaling Statway at LaGuardia Community College” with Milena Cuellar, Glenn Henshaw, and Steven Cosares and “Building Student Practices of Learning: Enhancing Instructional Routines and Promoting Collaborative Learning” with Prabha Betne, Steven Cosares, Glenn Henshaw, Rachel Mudge, and Nicole Gray, both at the Pathways National Forum at the Carnegie Foundation in Stanford, CA; and “Comparative Study of Online Educational Platforms in Hybrid Statistics Courses” at the McGraw Hill Statistics Symposium in Las Vegas, NV. Nechayeva also offered three workshops: “Engaging Mathematics and Statistics throughout New York City” and “Mathematics and Civic Engagement in Elementary Statistics: Learning Concepts through Social and Environmental Issues” both with Mangala Kothari and Alioune Khoule at the SENCER Summer Institute; and “Mathematics in Flight: Aerodynamics Themed Calculus Sequence Student Projects with IT Application” with Vladimir Przhebelskiy, Marina Dedlovskaya, and Malgorzata Marciniak at LaGuardia Community College Opening Sessions in Long Island City, NY.


    Jaime Nieman

    presented “Integrating Targeted Core Competencies with Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course” with Na Xu, Joby Jacob, Jennifer Vance, Kevin Mark, Allyson Sheffield, and Ian Alberts at the 7th Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers in San Diego, CA.


    Thomas Onorato

    presented “Logistics of the Vitellogenin and Yolk Proteins in the Sea Star, Patiria miniata” with Gerardo Reyes, Vanesa Zazueta, Nathalie Oulhen, and Gary Wessel at Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXIII at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.


    Michelle Pacht

    delivered three presentations: “An Online Community of Practice: Developmental Educators Improve Student Success” with Alioune Khoule, Jesse Schwartz, and Phyllis Van Slyck at the City University of New York in New York, NY; “Using Technology to Reach Basic Skills Students Nationwide” with Alioune Khoule, Jesse Schwartz, and Phyllis Van Slyck at the New York College Learning Skills Association Symposium in Briarcliff Manor, NY; and “The Scene of the Crime: Home Burials in the Stories of Edgar Allan Poe” at The Poe Studies Association in New York, NY.


    Cynthia Pierce

    delivered two presentations: “Facilitating Interprofessional Collaboration Through ePortfolio” at the 11th Annual CUNY-wide Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at City College, CUNY in New York, NY and “Impact of a College-based Service Learning Event on Knowledge and Comfort Level for Participants and Students” with Nicolle Fernandes and Rosann Ippolito at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 85th Annual Meeting and Expo in Albany, NY, where Pierce also offered a poster presentation “Diet and Exercise-Related Health Practices among a Cohort of Administrative Staff” with Nicolle Fernandes and Rosann Ippolito.


    Joanne Pierre-Louis

    offered a workshop “Neuroscience and Education: A Semester-long Faculty Development Workshop” with Charles Keller at The Provost's Learning Space at LaGuardia Community College.


    Bernard Polnariev

    delivered two invited lectures: “Shift from Teaching to Higher Education Administration” at Columbia Medical School in the Bronx, NY and “Closing the Loop: ePortfolio, Assessment and Institutional Learning at LaGuardia” at the CUNY Middle States Assessment Council in New York, NY.


    Holly Porter-Morgan

    delivered two presentations: “Freshman Year to Geoscience Career: Geopaths Strategies to Nurture Urban Undergraduates for Geoscience Careers and Graduate School” with Allan Ludman and Monica Trujillo at The Geological Society of America in Baltimore, MD and “Research in the Classroom: a Tool for Student Success based on Authentic Research Experiences” with Avrom Caplan, Sunaina Singh, Ethan Ham, Matt Johnson, Carmen Kynard, and Theodore Muth at the 11th Annual CUNY Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference at City College in New York, NY.


    Shannon Proctor

    delivered two presentations: “Doing Things Differently: The Role of Affectivity in Transforming Gendered Habits” at the Affect Conference: Memory, Aesthetics and Ethics in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and “Troubling the Feminist Account of Eating Disorders” at the Long Island Philosophical Society in Long Island, NY. Proctor also gave a talk “Are Addictions Real?” at the LaGuardia Philosophy Club at LaGuardia Community College.


    Preethi Radhakrishnan

    delivered an invited lecture “The Integrated Use of ePortfolio in Teaching and Research” at the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College. Radhakrishnan also presented with Michelle Piso at the Women Faculty in STEM Café sponsored by the Elsevier Foundation Grant for Women in STEM & Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College.


    Zahidur Rahman

    delivered two presentations with Abdelhamid Kadik: “Fostering Basic Mathematical Learning through Contemporary Public Issues” at The Clute Institute in Maui, Hawaii and “Early Detection and Monitoring of Malaria” at the International Society for Optical Engineering in Baltimore, MD.


    Agneszka Rakowicz

    delivered two presentations: “Cultural Identity and Heritage Language” at GURT 2015, an Annual Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC and “Linguistics in Heritage Language Instruction” at the 60th Annual Conference of the International Linguistic Association at Columbia University in New York, NY.


    Kimberly Ramirez

    delivered three presentations: “¿Neverland, o 'el Infierno Verde?:' Dramatizing DeuterAgony in Mario Ernesto Sánchez's Matecumbe: el Vuelo de un Pedro Pan” at the 30th International Hispanic Theatre Festival in Miami, FL; “Out of the Closet and Into the Kitchen: Negotiating Exclusion through Dis/comfort Food in Plays by Janis Astor del Valle” at the Latin American Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico; and “Learning Curves: 'Real' Women and the Power of the Unfetishized Flaca” at the 2nd Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference in New York, NY.


    Jaime Riccio

    presented “Sticks, Stones, and Headlines: Regional Newspaper Framing of Cyberbullying” at the National Communication Association in Las Vegas, NV.


    Ari Richter

    delivered an invited lecture “Ari Richter: Gallery Talk” at ATHICA (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art) in Athens, GA.


    Justin Rogers-Cooper

    delivered three presentations: “The Political Economies of Contagion: Euphoria, Blues, and Futurity in Late Nineteenth Century Crowd Fiction” at the Transforming Contagion Symposium in Phoenix, AZ; “Racial Solidarity and Working-Class Racism in the 1877 General Strike” at the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Working-Class Studies Association in Washington, DC; and “The 1877 Thermidor: The End of Reconstruction, the General Strike, and the Collapse of Civil Rights” at the Southern American Studies Association in Atlanta, GA.


    Alexandra Rojas

    presented “Inspire your Students Using a 3-D Printing Enhanced Curriculum” with Paul West, Charles Keyes, Galina Letnikova, Christopher McHale, and Hendrick Delcham at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA.


    Alice Rosenblitt-Lacey

    was invited to give a poetry reading and introduce Queens poet laureate Maria Lisella at “Poetry: Why It Still Matters Today” sponsored by York College Division of Arts and Sciences in Jamaica, Queens. Rosenblitt-Lacey also gave a poetry reading at the Rego Park Green Alliance in Woodhaven, Queens.


    Joy Sanchez-Taylor

    presented “Ethnic/Undead Representations in Octavia Butler’s Fledgling" and participated in the “Teaching Science Fiction Roundtable” at the Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) in Stony Brook, NY.


    Shara Sand

    delivered three presentations: “A Culturally Rooted Transformation: An Ojibwe-Oneidan Transman's Journey” and “Kink: Playing with Sex in a ‘Dirty Way’” both at the American Psychological Association, Division 39 Psychoanalysis in San Francisco, CA; and “From Hiding to Priding: Intergenerational Queer Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender Conflicts in Training and Supervision” at the American Psychological Association, National Multicultural Conference and Summit in Atlanta, GA.


    Noam Scheindlin

    moderated a panel at “Poets Respond to Torture” at The New School of Social Research in New York, NY.


    Joan Schwartz

    presented “Transformational Adult Learning: A Postcolonial Authoethnographic Study of Transracial Adoption” at the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Chicago, IL.


    Charity Scribner

    delivered an invited lecture “Defining Women, Militancy, and Terrorism in 2015: Two Moments in Mass Media and Culture” sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York, NY.


    John Shean

    presented “The Gods That Failed: Mystery Religions and the Last Pagan Revival” at the Classical Association of the Atlantic States Annual Meeting in Wilmington, DE.


    Allyson Sheffield

    delivered two presentations “Contributions to the Galactic Halo from In-Situ, Kicked-Out, and Accreted Stars” at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) General Assembly, Meeting XXIX Symposium 317 - The General Assembly of Galaxy Halos: Structure, Origin and Evolution in Honolulu, HI and “Integrating Targeted Core Competencies with Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course” with Na Xu, Joby Jacob, Jennifer Vance, Kevin Mark, Ian Alberts, and Jaime Nieman at the 7th Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers in San Diego, CA.


    Lisa Silverman

    presented “#Reinventingtheselfie: Choice, Voice, and Relevance in the Classroom” with Angela Cornelius and Michele De Goeas-Malone at The European Conference on Education in Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom.


    Walter Sistrunk

    presented “Mending the Divide: Why Theoretical Linguistics Should Be in the Mix” at the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Atlanta, GA.


    Naomi Stubbs

    delivered three presentations: “Celebrity and its Afterlife: Performance, Memory, and Textual Remains” at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) in Montreal, Canada; “Digitally Enabled Collaboration: The Harry Watkins Diary Project” at the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) in Portland, OR; and “Digital Scholarship” at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education in Montreal, Canada. Stubbs also delivered an invited lecture “Reconstructing Access: Shaping Creation and Scholarship in the Dramatic Digital Humanities” at Tufts University in Medford, MA.


    Benjamin Taylor

    delivered two presentations: “Gastral Drumming in Vespula germanica: Testing Hypotheses on Function” and “Integration of Foraging in Colonies of a Highly Eusocial Wasp through Cue-based Learning and Recruitment” with Teresa Schueller, both at the Entomological Society of America in Minneapolis, MN.


    Lilla Toke

    delivered two presentations: “In the Vortex of National and Global Art Cinema: The Case of Miklós Jancsó and Béla Tarr” at the Annual Convention of Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts in New Orleans, LA and “From the Fringes to the Apocalypse: Slow Cinema, Béla Tarr and the Changing Politics of Hungarian National Cinema” at the Annual Convention of Society for Cinema and Media Studies in Montreal, Canada.


    John Toland

    presented “Optimization of the Geometric Phase Sensitivity of an Array of Atom Ring Interferometers” with Karina Sandoval Sanchez at the American Physical Society in Columbus, OH.


    Santo Trapani

    offered a workshop: “Keeping Connected: Communications and ADA Compliance in Hybrid and Online Courses” with Nicole Maguire at LaGuardia Community College.


    Jennifer Vance

    presented “Integrating Targeted Core Competencies with Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course” with Na Xu, Joby Jacob, Ian Alberts, Kevin Mark, Allyson Sheffield, and Jaime Nieman at the 7th Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers in San Diego, CA.


    Phyllis Van Slyck

    delivered two presentations: “Women Crossing Thresholds: Female Transcendence in Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine and Edwidge Danticat's Krik? Krak!” at the Society for the Study of the American Woman Writer in Philadelphia, PA and “On Re-reading The Bostonians: Consumable and Un-Consumable Bodies and Minds” at the American Literature Association in Boston, MA.


    Liena Vayzman

    presented “Claude Cahun's Cinematic Afterlives” at the College Art Association in New York, NY. Vayzman also delivered two invited lectures: “Claude Cahun's Photographic Self-Portraits: Staging the Self and the Aesthetics of Resistance” at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London-History of Photography Seminar in London, England and “Breaking the Rules: Gender, Photography, and Performance from Claude Cahun to Today” at the Bow Arts/Nunnery Gallery in London, England. Additionally, Vayzman gave a talk “The Canon and the Community College: Great Works at LaGuardia” at LaGuardia Community College.


    Frank Wang

    presented “Development of Students' Bayesian Reasoning Skills” at the Mathematical Association of America in Washington, DC.


    Paul West

    presented “Inspire your Students Using a 3-D Printing Enhanced Curriculum” with Alexandra Rojas, Charles Keyes, Galina Letnikova, Christopher McHale, and Hendrick Delcham at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA.


    Francine White

    presented “Inside and Out–Teaching the Recently Incarcerated How to Get to Work” at the World Association of Cooperative Education in Kyoto, Japan.


    Angela Jing Wu

    presented “Luce World Pathways Heritage Language Scholars Program at LaGuardia Community College” with Hector Fernandez at the Bergen Community College Tri-State Best Practices Conference in Paramus, NJ.


    Na Xu

    delivered four presentations: “Integrating Targeted Core Competencies with Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course Assignments Using E-portfolio” at the Understanding Interventions Conference in San Diego, CA; “The Role of Drosophila SOCS36E in Linker Histone H1-mediated Heterochromatin Formation and Tumor Suppression” with Amber Crockett at the CUNY Research Scholar Program in New York, NY; “The Role of Linker Histone H1 in Chromatin Structure and Function and Tumor Formation” with Arthur Skoultchi at the Abcam Chromatin Structure and Function Conference in the Grand Cayman Islands; and “Incorporating 3D Printing in the Biology Classroom” with Galina Letnikova at the CUNY IT Conference in New York, NY. Xu also delivered two invited lectures: “Environmental Factors Affecting Our Health” at Hostos Community College in the Bronx, NY and “The Role of Linker Histone H1 in Chromatin Structure and Function and Tumor Formation” at Dalian Medical University, Cancer Institute in Dalian, China.


    Dominique Zino

    delivered an invited lecture “A Sense of Scale, An Image of Time: Searching for American Identity at the Centennial Exposition” at The Library Company of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA.


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