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Department of Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences offers several disciplines of study to help you further your educational pursuits. Our diverse faculty is well known for both their scholarly accomplishments and their teaching skills.

The following degree programs of study are offered by the department in conjunction with the Liberal Arts Academy.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences For Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) Dual/Joint A.A./B.A. Degree with Queens College
  • Criminal Justice Dual/Joint A.S./B.A. Degree with John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences (A.A. Degree Program)
    • Concentration in Liberal Studies
    • Concentration in American Studies
    • Concentration in Education
    • Concentration in Gender Studies
    • Concentration in Psychology
    • Concentration in Sociology
    • Concentration in Urban Studies

In addition to our disciplines of study, we offer the following programs:

Dr. Joseph Culkin

Deputy Chairperson
Dr. Marshall Peller

Renee Rhodd
Education Advisor

Jo Ann Rollo
Administrative Assistant

Pamela Cooke
Administrative Assistant

Contact Information

Medical Arts Building
Room M-104
Tel:(718) 631-6251
Fax:(718) 631-6023

Social Sciences web coordinator: Heather Ou-

The Claire Shulman Educational Technologies Center is a multimedia facility located in the Medical Arts Building room 129.

The Center was made possible by a grant from the City of New York approved by the Honorable Claire Shulman, President, Borough of Queens.

A dedication ceremony was held on Wednesday, October 17, 2001 to honor Claire Shulman and her support of the center. Queensborough President, Dr. Eduardo J. Marti, and Chairperson for Social Sciences, Dr. Katherine Stabile presided over the ceremony officially naming the center the Claire Shulman Educational Technologies Center.

The facility was designed by Dr. Phillip A. Pecorino and the Queensborough's technical staff to provide for the implementation of a Distance Learning Computer Lab, a Multi-point videoconferencing center, live internet broadcasting of lectures and labs along with Homebound student access via internet connectivity.

The center contains 24 computer workstations each equipped with microphone headsets and connected to the Internet providing students with access to the world wide web.

To reserve the Computer Lab in M-129, please email or call Dr. Joseph Culkin, Chairperson.