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

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, presented a paper as part of a panel, "Joyce's Popular Afterlives," that he organized for the 2019 North American James Joyce Symposium, in Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, on June 15, 2019. The paper, "Ulysses as Gift in Popular Narratives," analyzed works of narrative fiction that portray characters giving Joyce's novel Ulysses as a gift.

Terese Coe, M.A., adjunct instructor of English, had her poem, “Identity Crisis” published in Maintenant 13, a magazine of Dada and surreal poems. The launch party for the magazine took place at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on June 13, 2019.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, published a review of Robert Spoo's Modernism and the Law, (Bloomsbury, 2018) in The Review of English Studies (Oxford UP), on June 10, 2019.

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.

Kate E. O’Hara, Ph.D., associate professor of interdisciplinary studies, exhibited her photograph, Opening the Canopy, at the "Do One Thing to Make to the World a Better Place" benefit at Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY on May 4, 2019. O’Hara's current scholarship explores the use of photography as a research method. She will be leading a fall 2019 course, IDSP 300 – Lived Experience in a Multimedia World, based on the field of phenomenology, a philosophical approach to understanding how human beings experience the world, which will use multimedia artifacts, including photographs, narratives, and personal stories as tools for research.