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People Notes: December 2018


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Su-Je Cho, Ph.D., GSE, associate professor of childhood special education and Holly Rittenhouse-Cea, GSE, adjunct professor, published “Effects of Instructor Training on Language Outcomes of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder” in the Journal of Special Education.

Carole Cox, Ph.D., GSS, professor, was on Doctor Radio (Sirium XM 110) twice in the past few weeks discussing grandparenting, particularly issues impacting grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

Lauri Goldkind, Ph.D., GSS, associate professor, published Digital Social Work: Tools for Practice with Individuals, Organizations, and Communities (Oxford University Press, 2018).

David J. Goodwin, LAW, head of circulation and access at the Maloney Library, began a nine-month residency in the Wertheim Study at the New York Public Library on Nov. 1.

Hie-Myung Jo, ADM, academic coordinator and adjunct professor, published “CALL for Bridges between School and Academia” in Calico Journal.

Olena Nikolayenko, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, associate professor of political science, co-authored, “Why Women Protest: Insights from Ukraine’s EuroMaidan” with Maria DeCasper, FCRH ’17, in the journal Slavic Review.

Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor/McGinley Chair, published, Amen (Catholic University Press, 2018).

Lance A. Strate, Ph.D., GABELLI, professor of communication and media studies, delivered the 66th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, titled, “Amazing Ourselves to Death: Contemplating the Technological Tempest of Our Times”, sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics, on Oct. 26 in New York City.

He presented the paper “Literally vs. Seriously: Analyzing a Contrastive Pair Applied to Interpretations of Trump’s Rhetoric” at the Language and Meaning in the 21st Century Symposium sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics, on Oct. 27 to 28 in New York City.

He presented two papers, “Making the American Revolution Relevant Again: Reflections on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton” and “Time Told, Time Tolled, and Time’s Tolls: Notes on a Study of Time” at the 76th Annual New York State Communication Association Convention, Callicoon, NY, Oct. 12 to 14.

He presented the paper “Media Ecological Models of Communication and Media Environments” at the 104th Annual National Communication Association Convention, in Salt Lake City, UT, from Nov. 8 to 11.

He was also named as one of the New York State Communication Association’s 2019 Neil Postman Mentor Award recipients.

Matthew Weinshenker, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, published “Motivation for Night Work and Parents’ Work-Family Conflict and Life Satisfaction.” Pp. 131-156 in the journal Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research.  He also delivered a presentation entitled “Families, Globalization, and Technology: Are Families ‘At Home’ in the New World?” at the conference “Living in the New World: Globalization and Technology in the 21st Century” on Oct. 30.

Laura Wernick, Ph.D., GSS, associate professor, will receive the Jews for Racial and Economic Justice’s Bedrock Member Leader Award on Dec. 5 for her work on police accountability, justice for domestic workers, and antisemitism.

Logan West, ADM, assistant director of marketing and communications, was recently featured in a blog regarding high achieving millennials.


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