Faculty and Staff Activities

Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson, Communications Office, received an “Award of Merit” for outstanding achievement in the category of “Best Original Photo” on May 5 at the United University Profession’s Spring Delegate Assembly in Albany, N.Y. The image, taken during the 2016 “SUNY Cortland Works!” labor-management walk and celebration, was published in the SUNY Cortland/The Cortland Cause newsletter.



Melissa Morris

Melissa Morris, Physics Department, was a coauthor on a paper published in Icarus titled “Sedimentary laminations in the Isheyevo (CH/CBb) carbonaceous chondrite formed by gentle impact-plume sweep-up.” Also, Morris presented an invited talk at the Chondrules as Astrophysical Objects conference in Vancouver, BC, Canada. As a member of the Science Organizing Committee, she also helped organize the conference over the last year.

Mecke Nagel

Mecke Nagel, Philosophy and Africana Studies departments and the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies, gave a keynote at the recent Philosophy at Play Conference held April 11 and 12 at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, England. She presented “Peacemaking through Ludic Ubuntu.” 

Kathleen A. Lawrence

Kathleen A. Lawrence, Communication Studies Department, had her poem “Afternoon Dance” published in haikuniverse on May 4. This micro-poem was selected to be the featured haiku of the day and reflects the social life of residents of a spring garden. 

Dan Harms

Dan Harms, Library, had his chapter, “Reviving Dead Names: Strategies of Legitimization in the Necronomicon of Simon and the Dark Aesthetic,” published in Magic in the Modern World: Strategies of Repression and Legitimization from Pennsylvania State University Press.

Tyler Bradway

Tyler Bradway, English Department, authored a book titled Queer Experimental Literature: The Affective Politics of Bad Reading, which was recently published in Palgrave Macmillan's Studies in Affect Theory and Literary Criticism series. 

Dennis Weng

Dennis Weng, Political Science Department, was invited by the Taiwan newspaper, United Daily News, to submit an op-ed article published in a forthcoming issue on the topic of the recent (April) meeting between President Trump and President Xi from China. 

Ryan Vooris and Kerry Fischer

Ryan Vooris and Kerry Fischer, Sport Management Department, co-authored a recently published manuscript in the Global Sports Business Journal titled “Generation Multitasker: How Millennials use Second Screens While Watching Televised Sport.”

Tim Delaune

Tim Delaune, Political Science Department, presented preliminary research on the concept of dignity in the jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas at the annual Western Political Science Association Meeting held April 13-15 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He serves as the College's pre-law adviser.