TEDxSUNY Cortland Committee

DeLaubellLauren deLaubell

Lauren is the Information Literacy/Instruction Coordinator at SUNY Cortland Memorial Library. She was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship in 2018. She received her MS in Information Science from the University at Albany in 2011, and her research interests include information literacy instruction, assessment, and gamification.

JacobJacob A. Hall

Jacob is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology in SUNY Cortland's Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department. His research interests include blended learning design, integrating robotics with young children, and pre-service teachers’ computational thinking development.

Jeffrey jackson

Jeffrey L. Jackson (he, him, his)

Jeffrey is an Instructor of First-Year Composition at SUNY Cortland. His research areas include the intersections of composition and video game lore and gamification as a means of assessment.

Moyi JiaMoyi Jia

Moyi Jia received her Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from Ohio University in 2013. She joined SUNY Cortland in 2016 and now is an Associate Professor in the Communication and Media Studies Department. Her research interests include organizational emotions, mental health and social support. 

KristaKrista Natale

Krista is an alumnus of SUNY Cortland Class of 2011 and works in the Technology Help Center. She is currently working part-time on her M.A. in Higher Education Administration.

KeithKeith Newvine

Keith Newvine is an Assistant Professor in the Literacy Department at SUNY Cortland. His research interests include developing racial literacy with K-20 students, critical race English education, teacher advocacy, and critical pedagogies.

Fred.jpgFred Pierce

Fred is SUNY Cortland’s communications director, charged with sharing the university’s story with the world. Previously, he was a journalist and editor for more than two decades, managed public relations and marketing for the New York State Fair, and taught writing and reporting at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Chelsea.jpegChelsea Stinson

Chelsea is Assistant Professor in Foundations and Social Advocacy at SUNY Cortland. She studies the experiences of emergent bilingual students, migrant and refugee families, educational policies, and teachers at the intersections of language, race, disability, and inclusive education.

KimKim Wieczorek

Kim is an Associate Professor in the Childhood and Early Childhood Education Department at SUNY Cortland. With a focus on inclusive education, Kim has recently focused on the messages – inclusive and not – and the mode of address that potential teacher candidates find when searching for how to enter the field of teaching.