Faculty and Staff Activities - SUNY Cortland

Faculty and Staff Activities

Melissa Morris

Melissa Morris, Physics Department, has been invited to speak at a workshop on Chondrules and the Protoplanetary Disk at the Natural History Museum in London, England and to contribute a book chapter on the workshop proceedings. Also, she has been invited to speak at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, following the workshop.

Benjamin Wilson

Benjamin Wilson, Economics Department, co-presented at the National Environmental Health Association Conference in June in San Antonio, Texas. He and Kevin Kennedy, managing director at The Center for Environmental Health at Children’s Mercy Hospital, presented “Mapping Health and Housing: Using Community Wide Data to Investigate Environmental Exposure Risks.”


Kathryn Kramer

Kathryn Kramer, Art and Art History Department, had her panel presentation approved for the College Art Association’s 105th annual conference, set for Feb. 15-17, 2017, in New York City. Her panel, titled “Manifesta at Twenty,” will discuss the 20th anniversary of the contemporary art biennial exhibition, Manifesta, which reflects the geopolitics of the European Union.

John Marciano

John Marciano, professor emeritus of education, has a book coming out this July, published by Monthly Review Press. The American War in Vietnam: Crime or Commemoration? builds upon the book Marciano wrote with the late William “Bill” Griffen ’50, SUNY Cortland professor emeritus of foundations and social advocacy (Teaching the War in Vietnam, 1979) and will be dedicated to Griffen. Marciano, who retired from SUNY Cortland in 2001, has been an antiwar and social justice activist, author, scholar, teacher, and trade unionist. He resides in Talent, Oregon.  

Caroline Kaltefleiter

Caroline Kaltefleiter, Communication Studies Department, gave a talk titled “Start Your Own Revolution: Anarchy and Action of the Riot Grrrl Movement” at the International Girls Studies Conference held in April at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom. Also, she gave an invited lecture on the “Herstory of the Riot Grrrl Movement” at the University Loughborough.

Larissa True

Larissa True, Kinesiology Department, recently was interviewed for an article on training the nervous system that appears in the June issue of Runner’s World UK magazine. The article, titled “Circuit Training: A neurological master class in conditioning your nervous system for improved running performance,” was written by James Witts.

Deborah Warnock

Deborah Warnock, Sociology/Anthropology Department, presented about class and and higher education on two panels at the annual meetings of the Working Class Studies Association in early June at SUNY Stony Brook. 

Mary Schlarb

Mary Schlarb, International Programs, presented at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference and Expo on June 1 in Denver, Colo. She participated in the panel discussion titled “Aligning Institutional Culture with Internationalization Activities.” Co-presenters were Chris Johnstone and Jennifer Fricas, colleagues from her University of Minnesota doctoral program in Comparative International Development Education.

Katherine Hicks and Andy Roering

Katherine Hicks and Andy Roering, Chemistry Department, serve as co-advisors to the SUNY Cortland Chemistry Club, which is a student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Club members were featured in the cover photo of the April/May issue of inChemistry, the magazine for ACS student members. This photograph was taken in May 2015 at Kionix, Inc. in Ithaca, N.Y. The student club president at the time, Samuel Lothridge, who graduated with a B.S. in biochemistry in 2015, is currently employed at Kionix and was an intern there then. The picture was taken during a field trip that the club took to Ithaca to visit the Cornell synchrotron and Kionix.  

Herb Haines

Herb Haines, Sociology-Anthropology Department, gave an invited talk at a Stanford University conference on nonviolence and tactical diversity in social movements on May 6.