Ben Wodi, professor of health emeritus, is the author of a new book titled Global Public Health and Culture published by Kendall and Hunt. Kassim Kone, Sociology/Anthropology Department, is a chapter contributor. The book discusses our common health experiences as a global community but from a cultural perspective and examines cultural beliefs and practices and their health implications within our global community. Among the subjects discussed are ethnomedical practices and health; religion, health care and disease; culture, immigration and global population trends, culture and global nutrition problems; women and children: cultural influences; international health organizations; cultural awareness for international travels; and career opportunities in global public health.
Susan J. Rayl, Kinesiology Department, wrote a biography of Albert “Runt” Pullins, a former Harlem Globetrotter, that was published in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement program. Pullins is a member of the 2022 class and was enshrined posthumously during ceremonies on Sept. 10 in Springfield, Mass.
Erin Morris, Sport Management Department, presented “Creating and Implementing the ‘Gender Identity Training: Respecting Pronouns’ on Campus” at the 2022 SUNY SPECTRUM Conference, held Sept. 15 and 16 in New York City. The conference featured speakers that helped to educate about the most significant concerns impacting the LGBTQIA+ college community in the U.S. today. SUNY Cortland’s Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression (SOGIE) Committee created a training around respecting pronouns aimed to educate faculty and staff across campus about what pronouns are, why using correct pronouns are important, and how to practice and implement inclusive language in our everyday lives. Morris’ presentation discussed the creation and implementation of this training module.
Tyler Bradway, English Department, was interviewed about his book, Queer Kinship: Race, Sex, Belonging, Form, on the New Books Network podcast.
Jacqueline Augustine, Kinesiology Department, recently was a co-author on the manuscript, “Influence of sex and presence of cardiovascular risk factors on relations between cardiorespiratory fitness and cerebrovascular hemodynamics,” published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Bonni Hodges, Lori Reichel and Donna Videto , Health Department, were involved in creating the recently released National Health Education Standards, 3rd edition, which will guide the U.S. school health curriculum.
Wylie Schwartz, Art and Art History Department, will present two papers at the 13th triennial NORDIK Conference of Art History in the Nordic Countries to be held virtually from Oct. 24 to 28. Her papers are titled “The Autonomous Third Element: Asger Jorn’s Theory of Experimental Creativity” and “Artspotting: Collecting the Ephemeral in 1960s Postwar Art.”
Christina Knopf, Communication and Media Studies Department, recently was interviewed for the Washington Post's TikTok feature "Variant Cover," about "review bombing" and fan backlash to feminism in the new Disney+ series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. The story can be viewed online.
Rhiannon Maton, Foundations and Social Advocacy Department, had her book chapter titled “The Chicago Teachers Union as Counterhegemony: Organized Resistance During COVID-19” published in the Routledge book, Progressive Neoliberalism in Education: Critical Perspectives on Manifestations and Resistance. This essay considers the Chicago Teachers Union’s response to school district policy during Covid-19 as a case study for mapping the contours and mechanisms of counterhegemonic resistance by educators' unions to advanced neoliberalism.
Benjamin C. Wilson, Economics Department, co-authored a peer-reviewed article titled “Food, Money & Democracy: Cultivating Collective Provisioning for Resilient & Equitable Communities of Work,” published July 31 online in Food, Money & Democracy. Also, the online version of his edited volume of Care, Climate, and Debt - Transdisciplinary Problems and Possibilities was published with the hardback edition due out in October.