Faculty and Staff Activities - SUNY Cortland

Faculty and Staff Activities

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.

Vaughn Randall

Vaughn Randall, Art and Art History Department, recently brought three students to a planning event for the 2018 International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art in Scranton, Pa., where they participated in a pour at Scranton Iron Furnaces, a state historic site in Pennsylvania. The students included: Paige Heil, an art studio major from Endicott, N.Y.; Justin Pribulick, an art studio major from Horseheads, N.Y.; and Erin Schiano, a therapeutic recreation major from Swain, N.Y.

Jennifer Janes

Jennifer Janes, Institutional Advancement, earned her Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Stony Brook University on May 19. She is the director of The Cortland Fund.

Nance S. Wilson

Nance S. Wilson, Literacy Department, co-authored two articles published recently in publications about children’s literature. “Beyond The Lorax: Examining Children’s Books on Climate Change” was published in The Reading Teacher69. “The Who I Was, Who I Am, and Who I Want to Be Cycle” was published in Frontiers in American Children’s Literature, edited by D.G. Clark and L. Salem.

Tadayuki Suzuki

Tadayuki Suzuki, Literacy Department, had his article, “Wandering the Web - Exploring Information of Japanese Americans’ Experiences in Internment Camps During World War II,” published in the journal Against the Grain, 28.

Mechthild Nagel

Mechthild Nagel, Philosophy Department and the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS), delivered a keynote on gender and the law at The Gender Construction of Society Conference held in April at Cantemir University, Bucharest, Romania. It will be published in a special issue of Journal of Research in Gender Studies in 2017.