New Announcements 2016-2017

Art and Design

Prof. Javier Cambre: Soundtrack (Improvisations on Mallarmé after Pierre Boulez)

Prof. Annemarie Coffey: Silence in a golden world

Prof. Kenneth Golden: Figurative readings / etiquette

Dr. Nathaniel Sullivan: Mapping Abstraction

Biological Sciences and Geology

Dr. Urszula Golebiewska: Formation of pools of PIP2

Dr. Gheorghe Proteasa: New Drug Development Initiated by the Mucolytic Effect of Plantago Lanceolata on Respiratory Tract Mucus

Dr. Christopher Roblodowski: Functional Characterization of the Actin-binding domain of the Drosophila Protein Dunc115

Dr. James Timbilla: Biodiversity and Bionomics of Blow Flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Urban Parklands

Dr. Sara Danzi-Engoron (Co-PI): mtDNA Lab: The Science and Politics of Identity and Race


Dr. Derek Bruzewicz: Reversibly bonded elastomeric channels for repeated replica-molding of metal microstructures

Dr. Sasan Karimi: Substituted Pyrrole Synthesis

Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine: New Ionic Liquids for Superior Battery Electrolytes

Dr. David Sarno: An investigation of polyaniline and its derivatives as a scaffolding material for ruthenium nanoparticles for the degradation of azo dyes

Dr. Jun Shin: Syntheses of Aromatic Polycarbamates from N-Hydroxyphenyltrichloroacetamide Derivatives Using a Scientific Microwave Reactor

Dr. Paul Sideris: Surfactant-Assisted Solvothermal Synthesis of LiFe1-xMxPO4 (M= Mn, Co)

Dr. Sujun Wei: Imidazole as a Novel and Robust Gold Binding Group at STM-BJ Method

Engineering Technology

Prof. Raymond Lam and Prof. Michael Lawrence: Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Materials Printed by 3-Dimensional (3D) Printers

Dr. Dugwon Seo: Solar Photovoltaic Modules Degradation Rate Comparison and Data Analysis

Prof. Michael Lawrence (Co-PI): Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Materials Printed by 3-Dimensional (3D) Printers


Dr. Leah Anderst: Exploring the Impact of Marlon Riggs's Documentary Films through PBS Viewers' Feedback Calls Housed in Marlon Riggs Papers, Stanford University

Dr. Aliza Atik: “I am come to give you back your kiss”: The Feminist Histories of Late Victorian Fantasy

Dr. Johannes Burgers: Students as Global Citizens: Social Justice-Based Undergraduate Research in the Classroom

Prof. Alisa Cercone: Students Working in Interdisciplinary Groups (SWIG) at Queensborough Community College: Studying Student Learning for Content Mastery in an Interdisciplinary and Integrative Learning Environment with EN 101 Courses

Prof. Alison Cimino: Year of the Horse, a collection of poems

Dr. Robin Ford: Critical Spatial Literacy: Theorizing Students' Experiences in Spaces of Literacy

Prof. Susan Lago: What We Inherit: A Collection of Linked Stories

Prof. Manuel Martinez: Miami Don't Know (a novel)

Dr. Vartan Messier: Predatory Desires: Sex, Race, and Privilege in J.N. Coetzee's Disgrace

Dr. Angela Ridinger-Dotterman: "Such a Nasty Woman":  Positioning Hillary Clinton in the History of American Women's Public Speech

Dr. Elizabeth Toohey: If Walls Could Talk: Reading the Illegible Arab in Laurent Cantet’s Entre les murs

Dr. Agnieszka Tuszynska: Mapping out the Walled Town of Prisoner B. 8266

Dr. Jodi Van Der Horn-Gibson: reStaging Our Past: Sub-Altern/native Histories on the Contemporary Stage

Prof. Irvin Weathersby: In Open Contempt: Monuments, Museums, and Public Spaces Commemorating the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Dr. Tanya Zhelezcheva: Thomas Traherne’s Commentaries of Heaven: Post-Cartesianism and the  Early Modern Encyclopedia

Health, Physical Education and Dance

Dr. Anthony Monahan: Assessing empathy and inter-cultural understanding through the Global Citizenship Alliance experience


Dr. Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: Between Empires: Ravenna’s Pivotal Role in Early Medieval Italy

Dr. Gilmar Visoni: Fortification Construction in Lombardy and the Military Revolution

Mathematics and Computer Science

Dr. Carolyn King: Black Girls Count! Black Girls and STEM

Dr. Wenjian Liu: The Kesten-Stigum Reconstruction Bound of the General d-ary Tree

Dr. Azita Mayeli: Fuglede Conjecture and Exponential bases in continues and arithmetic settings

Dr. David Pham: Lie groupoids, Frobenius Algebras, and Category Theory

Dr. Biao Wang: Minimal fibration in hyperbolic 3-manifolds

Dr. Fei Ye: On a Characterization of Big Divisors and its Applications

Office of Students Affairs

Dr. Wilma Fletcher-Anthony: Integrating internationalization concepts into a college orientation course


Dr. Raul Armendariz: Installation of a Cosmic Ray Detector for Undergraduate Student Research

Dr. Jill Bellovary: Predicting Gravitational Wave Signals by Merging Black Holes in Migration Traps

Dr. Sunil Dehipawala: Investigation of structural and magnetic properties of iron and nickel mixed oxide nano particles-Continuation

Dr. Rex Taibu: Physics Language Anxiety among Students in Introductory Physics Classes

Social Science

Dr. Larisa Honey and Dr. Sara Danzi Engoron: mtDNA Lab: The Science and Politics of Identity and Race

Dr. Chukwudi Ikwueze: Crowding Out As a Cause of U.S. Declining Business Dynamism

Dr. Julia Rothenberg: Dodging the “Highline effect”: Between Utopia and Realpolitik on the Montauk Cutoff

Dr. Amy Traver: “Placing Out” in Upstate New York: The Phenomenon and its Regional Impacts

Speech Communication and Theater Arts

Prof. Aviva Geismar: "The Bind"

Prof. Georgia McGill: Sailing With Goddesses and new adaptation of Homer's The Odyssey for the stage

The Kurt R. Schmeller Library

Prof. Mi-Seon (Christine) Kim: Assessing the Effectiveness of Information Literacy (IL) Competency on Writing Performance of Students Enrolled in Writing Intensive (WI) STEM Courses in Queensborough Community College

Prof. Susan Wengler: Sense-Making and the Community College Student

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.