Dr. Amy Traver, Associate Professor

Dr. Amy Traver is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Queensborough Community College (QCC), CUNY. Her research interests include community college pedagogies and race, ethnicity, gender, and religion in American adoptive families. Traver loves to conduct research with students and with her colleagues across the disciplines. She has worked towards publication or presentation with students on projects related to gender and disabilities, genocide education, maternal norms and expectations, and New York City infrastructure. She appreciates and works in tandem with the efforts of QCC’s Kupferberg Holocaust Center to engage students, and she welcomes students’ queries about potential sociological research opportunities.

More information about Traver’s research and publications/presentations, including her current historical-sociological study of New York’s orphan care, can be found on her web page.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

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

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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.

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QCC Art Gallery

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.