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KCC's faculty are exemplary professors, researchers, authors and more. Through Ovations, we seek to spotlight the extraordinary work, distinctive achievements and unique endeavors of Kingsborough's faculty members. Submit your story today.

 

Faculty Spotlights

 

Dr. Red Washburn

Red Washburn

Dr. Red Washburn, associate professor of English and director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Kingsborough Community College, was awarded a $40,000 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship for their project Nonbin@ry: Tr@ns-Forming Gender and Genre in Nonbin@ry Literature, Performance, and Visual Art. Read more.

Dr. Catherine Ma

Catherine Ma

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Dr. Catherine Ma, associate professor of psychology at Kingsborough Community College, will be hosting a discussion: Incorporating Aspects of Asian American Studies as Tools for Teaching about Race and Discrimination on May 7 from 5:30 – 7:00PM  sponsored by the Asian American/Asian Research Institute. Read more.

 

 

 

Ivana Espinet

Ivana Espinet

Translanguaging and Transformative Teaching for Emergent Bilingual StudentsJoin Ivana Espinet, a professor in the Education program in the Behavioral Sciences department, for the book launch of  “Translanguaging and Transformative Teaching for Emergent Bilingual Students.” 
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Dr. Sue Carpenter

Susan Carpenter 

Advocating for students is at the top of Dr. Sue Carpenter’s list. Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences Education Program, she recently formed a successful international advocacy group to advocate for students with intellectual disabilities to attend and contribute to higher education in the United Kingdom.
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Shawna M Brandle

Shawna Brandle

Dr. Shawna M. Brandle, an associate professor in the History, Philosophy & Political Sciences department at Kingsborough Community College, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award.
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Megan-Brandow-Faller.

Megan Brandow Faller.

The Female Secession - Book Talk  with Dr. Megan Brandow-Faller

The Female Secession: Art and the Decorative at the Viennese Women’s Academy (Penn State University Press, 2020) about women artists in the early 20th century defying the rigid strictures of the day to make innovative art.
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 Farshad Tamari, Kristin Polizzotto, Dmitry Brogun, and Azure Faucette

Farshad Tamari, Kristin Polizzotto, Dmitry Brogun, and Azure Faucette.

Bio ManualKingsborough biology professors Farshad Tamari, Kristin Polizzotto, Dmitry Brogun, and Azure Faucette have recently released a new OER, The General Biology Lab Manual, in an effort to boost online student engagement. The exercises will help to ensure that students have the most effective and accessible materials to learn at no additional cost to them. 
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Daniel Kane

Daniel Kane

The Sport Journal mentioned  KCC's Assistant Professor of Tourism and Hospitality Dr. Daniel Kane in their recent article. 
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 Dr. Keisha V. Thompson

Keisha V. Thompson

Keisha V. ThompsonKingsborough Community College is thrilled to announce that Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Keisha V. Thompson  will be recognized as an honoree for the annual Caribbean Life Impact Awards.
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 Dr. Jacek Czarnecki

Jacek Czarnecki

The Pilsudski Institute of America Presents “Horseman in the Age of Armor: The Polish Cavalry (1918-1939),” an Online Lecture with Dr. Jacek Czarnecki.
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Bob Blaisdell

Bob Blaisdell

Creating Anna KareninaCreating Anna Karenina: Tolstoy and the Birth of Literature’s Most Enigmatic Heroine by Bob Blaisdell, Professor of English.
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Maureen Fadem

Maureen Fadem

Silence and ArticulacyCongratulations to Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem on her latest publication, Silence and Articulacy in the Poetry of Medbh McGuckian.

The Economics of Empire: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter

The Economics of Empire: Genealogies of Capital and the Colonial Encounter

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Jose Nanin 

Jose Nanin 

The COVID-19 Comprehensive Resource for Education, Health, and Administrative Services.
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