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Perry Perry, Leah
Assistant professor
Long Island

Photo of Joseph  Welfeld Welfeld, Joseph
Long Island

  • Healthcare
  • Health benefits and insurance
  • Healthcare technology
  • Managed care
  • Preventative care
  • Physician relations

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Assistant Professor/Mentor
Riverhead, LI

  • Early American history
  • Smallpox and innoculation during the American Colonial period
  • Long Island history
  • History of Revolutionary War pensions

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Mentor, School for Graduate Studies
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Distance and online education
  • Quality and outcomes of online education

Photo of Valeri  ChukhlominChukhlomin, Valeri
Academic Coordinator, Business, Management and Economics
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Cross-cultural management
  • Distance and online education
  • International political economy
  • Marketing of higher education
  • Russian economy
  • International education

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Associate Professor
Buffalo, N.Y.

  • Women's Health Issues
  • Incarcerated African-American Women
  • Public Schools
  • Foster Children

Photo of Cindy  ConawayConaway, Cindy
Assistant Professor
Saratoga Springs

  • Popular Culture
  • Interpretation of TV shows
  • Women and the Media
  • Girls and the Media
  • Race and the Media
  • Brainy Girls and Television

Photo of Lisa D'Adamo-WeinsteinD'Adamo-Weinstein, Lisa
Director of academic support/assistant professor

  • Information literacy
  • Professional and curriculum development
  • Academic Support program design and evaluation
  • First-year college program design and evaluation
  • College retention through academic support programming
  • Technology and learning
  • Communication and self-expression in the digital age
  • Emerging technologies - social networking, multimeda sharing, collaborative work spaces and mobile technologies
  • Critical thinking and communication

Photo of Nadine  FernandezFernandez, Nadine
Associate Professor, Area Coordinator, Gender and Family Studies

  • Cuba (particularly race and gender issues, and social impact of tourism)
  • Cuban migration
  • Caribbean and Latin American regions
  • Comparative studies of race in the Americas

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Professor of Philosophy
New York City, NY

  • History of Philosophy
  • Phenomenology
  • Political Philosophy

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Associate Professor

  • International History
  • Gender Studies and Women's History
  • Modern China
  • U.S. Foreign Relations

Photo of Julie GedroGedro, Julie
Associate Professor
Syracuse, N.Y.

  • Adult Education: Critical Theory, LGBT Issues, Adult Learning, Social Capital
  • Business Ethics: Pedagogy, Workplace Issues, Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee Rights
  • Human Resource Management: Compensation, Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management, Expatriate Management, Workplace Civility
  • Human Resource Development: LGBT Issues, Critical Theory, Training Design, Instructional Design, Leadership, Sustainability

Photo of Justin A. GiordanoGiordano, Justin A.
Professor of Business and Law
New York City, NY

  • Law and Public Policy
  • Legal Analysis and its application to current, historic, contemporary, and related legal issues
  • Music and Entertainment Industry
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International law and international business law

Photo of A. Tom GrunfeldGrunfeld, A. Tom
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
New York City, NY

  • Modern East Asian History (China, Vietnam, Japan)
  • U.S. History
  • Foreign Relations of the United States
  • Media

Photo of Merodie A. HancockHancock, Merodie A.
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Adult Education
  • Distance and online education
  • Educational Adminsitration
  • Management
  • Military and Veteran Education

Photo of Susan HollisHollis, Susan
Rochester, NY

  • Ancient history
  • Women’s history (Ancient)
  • Ancient Near East history (Egypt and Israel)
  • Bible in its ancient Near Eastern context
  • Egyptology (history, religion, mythology, literature)
  • Women’s Studies (particularly related to religion, folklore, and history)
  • Ancient literature (comparative)
  • Folklore-Folklife
  • Folktales (especially ancient)
  • Epics
  • Mythology (especially ancient)
  • Ancient religions
  • Hebrew Bible (women in the Bible)
  • World religions

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Professor, Hauppauge Unit Coordinator
Long Island

  • Competency-Based Education
  • Cloud and Mobile Computing
  • Information Technology Management
  • Modelling IT Capability to Business Strategy
  • Consumerization of IT
  • Information Security

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Dean, Center for Distance Learning
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Distance and online education
  • Blogging, wikis
  • Copyright and intellectual property
  • Information literacy
  • Faculty and librarian collaboration
  • Web 2.0 and social media
  • Social and community informatics

Photo of Gohar MarikyanMarikyan, Gohar
Associate Professor
New York City, NY

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Computer programming
  • Database administration
  • Issues in computers
  • Issues in mathematics
  • Armenian Church
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Soviet Union

Photo of Yvonne MurphyMurphy, Yvonne
Associate Professor/Arts Mentor
Syracuse, N.Y.

  • Popular Culture
  • Literary Theory
  • Art History
  • Creative Writing
  • Poetry, Particularly 20-21st Century
  • Interdisciplinary Modes of Inquiry

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Dean, Nursing Program
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Adult Education
  • Nursing
  • Nurse Educators
  • RN to Bachelor of Science Degrees

Photo of Wayne OuderkirkOuderkirk, Wayne
Professor, Saratoga Unit Coordinator
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Environmental Philosophy and Ethics
  • Environmental issues
  • Wilderness preservation and restoration
  • General philosophy

Photo of Leah PerryPerry, Leah
Assistant Professor
Long Island

  • American studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Immigration
  • Popular culture and media
  • U.S. immigration
  • Race and ethnicity

Photo of Toni Raiten-D'AntonioRaiten-D'Antonio, Toni

  • Communication and Relationships Parenting Mental Health
  • Counseling Psychotherapy Crisis Intervention Trauma, PTSD 
  • Women's Issues
  • Media and Society

Photo of Lokesh RastogiRastogi, Lokesh
Visiting Assistant Professor
Cheektowaga, NY

  • Globalization strategies and global marketing
  • Strategic management
  • International business and opportunities in Southeast Asia
  • Comparative world economies
  • Transnational management
  • Business culture in the Indian subcontinent

Photo of Ian ReifowitzReifowitz, Ian
Old Westbury, NY

  • U.S. Politics
  • Barack Obama
  • Race relations/pluralism in America
  • Nationalism, ethnicity and identity
  • New media/Internet/blogs
  • Jewish identity

Photo of Rosalyn RuferRufer, Rosalyn
Assistant Professor
Saratoga Springs

  • Marketing
  • Marketing through social media
  • marketing communications
  • New product development
  • Management edcuation and assessment

Photo of Julia Penn ShawShaw, Julia Penn
Associate Professor/Academic Coordinator, Human Development and Social Science Research
Center for Distance Learning

  • Distance and online education
  • Distance and online learning
  • Quality and outcomes of online education
  • Semiotics
  • Developmental Learning
  • Development and Learning Across the Lifespan

Photo of Nikki ShrimptonShrimpton, Nikki
Dean, Central New York Center
Syracuse, N.Y.

  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Horticulture
  • Urban Ecology
  • Forestry
  • Adult Education

Photo of Miriam TatzelTatzel, Miriam
Professor of Psychology

  • Consumer Psychology
  • Consumer Well-Being
  • Money and Materialism Consumer Typology
  • Positive Psychology

Photo of Nataly  TcherepashenetsTcherepashenets, Nataly
Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Distance and online learning and its impact on identity development
  • Latin American, Peninsular, and comparative literature
  • Teaching cultures online
  • Translation Studies
  • Internalization of education and social justice

Photo of Christopher WhannWhann, Christopher
Associate professor
New York City, NY

  • Distance and online learning
  • International business
  • Emerging markets
  • Business and the state
  • Business and economic history
  • Comparitive and global political economy
  • International affairs
  • Public sector management

Photo of Nathan Whitley-GrassiWhitley-Grassi, Nathan
Assistant Director of Educational Technology
Buffalo, N.Y.

  • Instructional design
  • Educational assessment
  • STEM education
  • Blended learning
  • Biological anthropology
  • Primate behavior
  • Ecology

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