Faculty Research and Sponsored Programs

Faculty Research and Sponsored Programs Archives

Gillian Adler, English Department

Gillian Adler, Visiting Assistant Professor, English, recently received two research grants. The first, the Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, will help her work on her study of Geoffrey Chaucer’s use of time in medieval narrative, particularly in regard to how he and other late medieval authors reimagine the temporal paradigms they inherited from ancient […]

David Gerlach, History Department

David Gerlach, Associate Professor, History, had an article published in the journal, Jewish Culture and History in January 2017. The article is titled, Toward a Material Culture of Jewish Loss. The paper explores the nature of individual property claims to sketch out a material culture of Jewish loss. The personal, political and socio-economic meanings of […]

Katherine Safford-Ramus, Mathematics Department

Katherine Safford-Ramus, Professor, Mathematics has been asked to serve as a subject matter expert on an adult numeracy project funded by the United States Department of Education. Titled Advancing Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Adult Education, this three- year project hopes to accelerate the teaching and learning of advanced mathematics through the use of high-quality Open Educational […]

David Gerlach, History Department

David Gerlach, Associate Professor, History, has been awarded an American Council on Germany 2016-2017 Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German Politics, Society, and Culture. This fellowship will provide David with the opportunity to travel to Germany next summer in order to conduct research on a new project. His new project explores […]

WeiDong Zhu & Debing Zeng, Applied Science and Technology

WeiDong Zhu, Associate Professor and Chair, and Debing Zeng, Assistant Professor, Applied Science and Technology are mentoring three Physics students that were selected to receive grants ($1000 each) from the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) to conduct research in physics. Their research projects are: Derek Osborn (’18) – Application of Microplasma-Synthesized Nanofilm for […]

Philip Plotch, Political Science Department

Philip Plotch, Assistant Professor, Political Science, appeared on the program "In Transit," on NY1 with reporter Jose Martinez to discuss the Second Avenue Subway. Dr. Plotch is a former MTA planner who is working on a book about the Second Avenue Subway.

Michael Walonen, English Department

Michael Walonen, Assistant Professor, English Department, published his second book, Contemporary World Narrative Fiction and the Spaces of Neoliberalism.

Mark DeStephano, Modern and Classical Languages Department

Rev. Mark DeStephano, S.J., delivered an address during the summer at then Faculty Club of his alma mater, Harvard University (A.M., '91; Ph.D., '95), titled, "Western Responses to 'Oriental' Religious Challenges: The Contrasting Cultural Visions of Marco Polo and Matteo Ricci, S.J."

Paul Almonte, English Department

Paul Almonte, Associate Professor, English Department was a participant in the Globalizing the Liberal Arts Symposium and Workshop at Yale University in June. Dr. Almonte also went to Tbilisi, Georgia to teach English to students. He was part of a group involved in developing and teaching an English language learning program established by LCC International […]

Jill Callahan, Biology Department

Jill Callahan, Associate Professor, Biology Department presented research at the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe June 2016 Meeting in Boston. Her poster, "Inhibition of Streptococcus Mutans Biofilm Formation by Propolis, Green Tea, and Miswak," included student collaborators, Julia Bryan '15, Natia Molineros '14 and Monique Salmon '14. Their research examined natural plant-based remedies against […]