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Faculty and Staff Activities

Lisa Czirr, Jennifer Parker and Jenifer Phelan

Lisa Czirr, Jennifer Parker and Jenifer Phelan, Memorial Library, presented at the Eastern New York Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) conference hosted by Syracuse University on May 10. Their presentation, Turning the Tables: Using Primo VE's Collection Discovery to Connect Students with Diverse Books" focused on the creation and implementation of the Collection Discovery interface in Primo VE (ONESearch), which enabled them to create virtual sets of picture book records for education classes. 

Kimberly Rombach, Krystal Barber and Kim Wieczorek

Kimberly Rombach, Krystal Barber and Kim Wieczorek, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department, had their article, “The Power of Backstitching: A Model to Strengthen Student Learning About Racial Justice, Multicultural Perspectives,” published in the journal Multicultural Perspectives, volume 24, issue 1. 

Christopher Gascón

Christopher Gascón, Modern Languages Department, presented a paper, “Transferencia cultural de la comedia aurisecular en Repertorio Español” (“Cultural Transference of Spanish Golden Age Plays at New York City’s Repertorio Español”), on April 30 at the First Symposium of Early Modern Hispanic Studies. The symposium was sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor and the Spanish and Hispanic Studies Department of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. 

Dominick Fantacone

Dominick Fantacone, School of Education and regional director for the New York State Master Teacher Program, presented a paper titled, “A Q Methodological Study: Math & Science Teachers’ Views of the Characteristics of Effective Professional Development” at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting on April 25 in San Diego, Calif. 

Lauren deLaubell

Lauren deLaubell, Memorial Library, recently had her book review titled Modular Online Learning Design: A Flexible Approach for Diverse Learning Needs published in the journal College & Research Libraries. 

Jacob Hall and Kate McCormick

Jacob Hall and Kate McCormick, Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department, co-authored an article published in TechTrends titled My Cars don’t Drive Themselves’: Preschoolers’ Guided Play Experiences with Button‑Operated Robots. The article describes what preschool children’s computational thinking experiences are like when button-operated robots are introduced into their guided play.

Tiantian Zheng

Tiantian Zheng, Sociology/Anthropology Department, was invited by four universities to deliver two campus-wide book talks on her book Tongzhi Living, one talk on criminology and fieldwork, and one talk titled “Gender, Law and Women Trafficking in Chinese History.” The talks were presented at University of Macau in September 2021, Case Western University on Feb. 11, University of Toronto on March 5 and University of London on March 21.

Kristine Newhall

Kristine Newhall, Kinesiology Department, organized and presented on a panel called “Teaching about Trans Athletes: Multidisciplinary Perspectives” at the annual meeting of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport held in April in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

Erin Morris

Erin Morris, Sport Management Department, participated on a panel on “Striving for Equality: The LGBTQ experience in Sport” at A Catalyst for the Cause: Fostering Greater Equity in Sport, a conference hosted by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. 

Rhiannon Maton

Rhiannon Maton, Foundations and Social Advocacy Department, recently co-edited a special issue on the #RedForEd educator union strikes for Critical Education journal. The issue is titled “Understanding the 2018 Statewide Walkouts” and is part of the “Contemporary Educator Movements: Transforming Unions, Schools and Society” special series that Maton co-edits for the same journal.