Faculty and Staff Activities

Caroline Kaltefleiter

Caroline Kaltefleiter, Communication Studies Department, has been named to the editorial board of the journal Anarchist Studies, which is published in the United Kingdom. Kaltefleiter is professor of communication studies whose research focuses on anarcha-feminism, Girl Culture, digital media and utopianism. She presented “Embrace the Gap: Liminality, Riot Grrrls, Feminist Utopianism and (Trans)locution” at the “Utopia after the Human Symposium” at Cornell University. The article is slated for publication in the journal Utopian Studies in 2018.

Kathleen A. Lawrence

Kathleen A. Lawrence, Communication Studies Department, received word that her poem “Visit from an Invisible Love” has been accepted for publication by the journal Voices de la Luna in their forthcoming February 2018 issue on the theme of family. Her speculative poem “Cinderella Continued” will soon appear in Star*Line, the print journal of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA). In addition, she recently learned that her poem “Vampirette,” published in Star*Line in 2017, has been nominated for a 2017 Rhysling Award from the SFPA.

James Webb, Chris Pecone, Alyssa McConnell and Nichole Snyder

James Webb and Chris Pecone, Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) executive chefs, and Alyssa McConnell and Nichole Snyder, ASC assistant managers of food production, won a team bronze medal at the Culinary Conference and Competition held in January at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. This is the first time an ASC team has participated in the “Chopped”-style competition that featured 11 colleges. The event was sponsored by the American Culinary Federation.

Mechthild Nagel

Mechthild Nagel, Philosophy Department and the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS), is research professor in residence at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague. During the spring semester, her stay is supported by a grant project of the Czech Science Foundation titled “Performativity in Philosophy: Contexts, Methods, Implications. No. 16-00994Y.”

Regina B. Grantham

Regina B. Grantham, Communication Disorders and Sciences Department, attended the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in November in Los Angeles, Calif. She was actively involved in education seminars as well as the association’s Board of Ethics. She co-presented with the board in an oral seminar, “Ethical Challenges: Be in the ASHA Leader for the Right Reasons,” and poster session, “Suspect Ethical Misconduct? The Code of Ethics (2016) Is a Path to Resolution.”

Richard Hunter

Richard Hunter, Geography Department, co-authored a research article titled “Relationship between socioeconomic vulnerability and ecological sustainability: The case of Aran-V-Bidgol's rangelands, Iran,” that appears in the journal Ecological Indicators.

Kathleen A. Lawrence

Kathleen A. Lawrence, Communication Studies Department, had one of her poems, “Winged Love,” published recently in Highland Park Poetry’s 2018 Winter Muses’ Gallery. Also, her poem, “Grit: The Resilience of New Yorkers” appeared in Panoply: A Literary Zine in early January. 

Chris Manaseri

Chris Manaseri, Foundations and Social Advocacy Department, had his article titled “Keeping Schoolhouses in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State,” published in the Country School Journal, Volume 6.

Robert Spitzer

Robert Spitzer, Political Science Department, is the author of the just-published seventh edition of his book, The Politics of Gun Control. First published in 1995, the book has become the standard on the subject. It has been updated to include the most recent developments of this controversial subject and is published by Routledge Publishers.

Maria Timberlake

Maria Timberlake, Foundations and Social Advocacy Department, had her research article titled “Nice, but we can’t afford it: Challenging Austerity and Finding Abundance in Inclusive Education” published in the December issue of International Journal of Inclusive Education.