Faculty and Staff Activities


Tyler Bradway

Tyler Bradway, English Department, had a new paperback edition of his book, Queer Experimental Literature: The Affective Politics of Bad Reading, published in February. Also, his essay “Queer Theory Now and the Pleasure of Movement,” with E.L. McCallum, was published on FifteenEightyFour: The Cambridge University Press Blog. 

Kevin Dames

Kevin Dames, Kinesiology Department, and collaborators had their article, “Positive Impacts of a University Walking Program: A Case Study” published in the Journal of Physical Activity Research. Also, Dames and coauthors from the University of Northern Colorado had their article titled “Obese Adults Walk Differently in Shoes than While Barefoot” published in the journal Gait & Posture.

Bonni C. Hodges

Bonni C. Hodges, Health Department, was reappointed to the Research and Publications Committee of the American School Health Association. She was named chair of the “Promoting Research Translation” sub-committee.

Kathryn Kramer

Kathryn Kramer, Art and Art History Department, and John Rennie Short, from the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, are co-authors of “Walking the City: Flânerie and Flâneurs,” in the forthcoming Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of the City, due out June 9, 2019.

Kathleen A. Lawrence

Kathleen A. Lawrence, Communication and Media Studies Department, received word that her poem “Puberty & Junk in my High School Locker” will be published in the Spring ’19 Issue of Peach Velvet Magazine. In addition, her haiku “Dearest Logophile,” was included in the Valentine’s Day special by Haikuniverse on Feb. 14.

Sebastian Purcell

Sebastian Purcell, Philosophy Department, presented a paper titled “Decolonial Socialism” at the American Philosophical Association 116th Annual Meeting held Feb. 21 in Denver, Colo. Also, he has been invited to present his paper titled “Phronesis and Ixtlamatiliztli: Aristotle and the Aztecs on Practical Wisdom” on March 18 at Princeton University in New Jersey.

Greg Sharer

Greg Sharer, vice president for student affairs, recently contributed a chapter titled “Critical Relationships During Stormy Times” in the book Crisis, Compassion, and Resiliency in Student Affairs: Using Triage Practices to Foster Well-Being.

Robert Spitzer

Robert Spitzer, Political Science Department, is the author of a new book chapter titled, “Gun Policy Research: Personal Reflections on Public Questions,” in Gun Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice, published by Routledge.

Bekeh Ukelina

Bekeh Ukelina, History Department, has been selected to participate in the SUNY Russia Programs Network. He will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia this summer to participate in the 12th New York-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture where he will offer a three-week seminar, one general lecture and a mini-conference presentation on the topic of “Development and Global Migration.”

Kim Wieczorek

Kim Wieczorek, Childhood/Early Childhood Department, attended the Association of Teacher Educators' conference in Atlanta in February as a representative to the Council for Unit Presidents and to the Delegate Assembly in her role as president of the New York State Association of Teacher Educators. At the conference, she presented a roundtable titled “Press Play and Repeat: Identifying and Documenting a Repertoire of Skills and Dispositions for Preservice Candidates in a Professional Development School Context.”