Faculty Accomplishments: College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is excited to share recent accomplishments from our faculty and staff members.

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Accomplishments are listed by date of achievement in reverse chronological order, with the most recent first.

All Recent Accomplishments

John Misak, D.A., assistant professor of English, presented a poster about "Experimental Engagements" at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of California in Irvine, California on November 9, 2019.

Terry Nauheim, M.F.A., associate professor of digital art and design, Michael Hosenfeld, associate professor of digital art and design, Paul Demonte, M.A., adjunct instructor of communication arts, Adrienne McNally, M.S., director of experiential education, and Amy Bravo, M.A., senior director of international and experiential education, presented at AACU's Transforming STEM Higher Education conference on November 9, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Their presentation, “Strategies for Reforming Academic Models to Support Community Partnership,” spoke about Ready for Take-Off, a student-driven documentary film project that raises public awareness about flight, mobility, and advancement for people with disabilities. Ready for Take-Off engaged students and faculty of New York Tech to produce a short documentary film, commemorating the fifth anniversary of a JetBlue flight for disabled high school students of the Henry Viscardi School of the Viscardi Center.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, presented “Plastic Pedagogy: Modernism After Warhol” as part of the Plastic Modernisms roundtable at the Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Conference in Toronto, Canada on October 1, 2019. This presentation also addressed New York Tech students' digital projects in Golden's foundations of research writing course, “Writing New York.” She also spoke at the MSA business lunch as a co-organizer of the 2020 conference to be held in Brooklyn, New York.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., associate professor of English, published an essay, “Digital Design with William Morris,” in Teaching William Morris, edited by Jason Martinek and Elizabeth Carolyn Miller, published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, on October 16, 2019.

Anthony DiMatteo, Ph.D., professor of English, had his book of poetry, Fishing for Family, published by Kelsay Books on October 2, 2019. The poems explore the interwoven aspects of childhood and old age.

Anthony DiMatteo, Ph.D., professor of English, had the title poem from his forthcoming chapbook, “Fishing for Family,” published in August in the journal Clade Song, which is dedicated to the interaction of humans and wildlife.

Amanda Golden, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, published the essay, “Sylvia Plath’s Teaching and the Shaping of Her Work” in Sylvia Plath in Context, edited by Tracy Brain and published by Cambridge University Press in August 2019.

Elizabeth J. Donaldson, Ph.D., associate professor of English, published a review of Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability, edited by Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, and Alison Quaggin Harkin, in The Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies on August 14, 2019.