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

Susana Case, Ph.D., professor of behavioral sciences, discussed her book, Drugstore Blue in a mutual interview, with Lynn McGee (Tracks on the North of Oxford website. In the article, "Two Poets, Straight and Queer, Find Common Ground in Femme ID and Content," the two authors share a conversation about their recent books, their approaches to writing, and the ways in which femme content informs their work and their lives.

Anthony DiMatteo, Ph.D., professor of English, had four poems published in UCity Review on May 30, 2019. The poems are from his book in-progress, Fishing for Family.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, had two songs included in the soundtrack of Spike Lee's Netflix series She's Gotta Have it (Season 2), which dropped on May 29, 2019. Goldman composed, played trumpet on, and produced both songs for his Latin band Spanglish Fly. "New York Rules" (featuring Joe Bataan), a celebration of the diversity and resilience of New Yorkers as seen during a subway stoppage, is heard in Season 2 Episode 1. "Coco Helado" (featuring Rowan Ricardo Phillips, whose poem inspired the song) is about the icey carts ubiquitous to the New York streets; it is heard in Season 2 Episode 3.

Susana Case, Ph.D., professor of behavioral sciences, read from her work at The Poetry of Human Rights, Parallel Event @ UN Commission of the Status of Women (CSW63) at the Armenian Convention Center in New York City on March 13, 2019. Other recent readings include at Local 138 on April 11, in New York City; at the Popular Culture Association meetings on April 20, and at The Port on April 22, both in Washington, D.C.; and at the Sleepy Hollow Lit Fest in Sleepy Hollow, NY on May 18.

Lissi Athanasiou-Krikelis, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, published her article, "Picture-Book Retellings of 'The Three Little Pigs': Parody, Intertextuality, and Metafiction," in the peer-reviewed journal Children's Literature Quarterly on May 15, 2019.

Nada Anid, Ph.D., vice president of strategic communications and external affairs, and Terry Nauheim Goodman, M.F.A., associate professor of digital art and design, had their work with the Viscard Industry Project highlighted in the book, Strategic Doing: 10 Skills for Agile Leadership, published by Wiley on May 7, 2019. The project was the primary outcome of NYIT's participation in the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) program, which sought to increase opportunities for students to participate in innovation and entrepreneurship activities in 50 universities across the country.

Lissi Athanasiou-Krikelis, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, discussed autofiction in relation to Amanda Michalopoulou's Baroque on May 2, 2019 at a salon at the home of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York City. The event, which included a reading by the author, was a collaboration between the German and Greek consulates in New York.

Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., professor of English, had his book, Lewis Carroll: Worlds of His Alices (Writers and Their Contexts), published by Edward Everett Root on April 30, 2019. The book is a comprehensive analysis of the creative works of Lewis Carroll.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, published an essay, "Joyce & the Dems: Ulysses, Politics, and Cultural Capital," on the Modernism/modernity Print+ page on April 29, 2019. The essay analyzes recent invocations of James Joyce's Ulysses by US presidential hopefuls.