Faculty Research and Sponsored Programs Monthly Archives: September 2016

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 […]

Beatrice Mady, Fine Arts Department

Beatrice Mady, Professor, Fine Arts Department had two exhibitions in September 2016 at two different galleries. Six watercolors were presented at Art House Project as part of JC Fridays. At the Pierro Gallery in South Orange, she featured four digital prints based on her travels and research in Egypt.

Laura Twersky and Frances Raleigh, Biology Department

Laura Twersky and Frances Raleigh, Professors, Biology Department, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology in Boston on August 6, 2016. The presentation, “Studies on the Effects of Bisphenol A and Bisphenol S, Individually and in Combination, on the Development of Xenopus Laevis (Clawed Frog) Larvae” included student collaborators, Lauren Chukrallah […]

Leonor Lega, Psychology Department

Leonor Lega, Psychology Department

Leonor Lega, Professor, Psychology Department, visited Barcelona, Mexico and Costa Rica on a multinational book tour for the 2016 edition of her book Teoria y Practica de la TREC. She also gave the keynote address, “Gender: Biology and Environment go Hand in Hand,” at the yearly Catedra Emma Gamboa at Universidad de Costa Rica in […]