Whether it is a Siena College student or a small, worm-like organism known as a nematode, Assistant Professor of Biology Adam Mason, Ph.D. enjoys watching living things develop. Mason recently earned a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant to study changes in a species of nematodes called Caenorhabditis elegans, or C. elegans for short.
Joshua Alexander, Ph.D., assistant Professor of Philosophy, was awarded a Fuller Theological Seminary/Templeton Foundation grant in the amount of $110,809 for his research on intellectual humility. His study will focus on disagreements and the factors that influence a person to be open-minded. Jeffrey Mello, Ph.D., school of business dean, wrote an article for the January [...]
By Mitchel Clow ’13 Todd Snyder, assistant professor of English, speaks with a West Virginia twang and doesn’t care for the term “pop culture.” He is perhaps the last person that you would expect to be teaching a class studying hip-hop as poetry, called “Rhetoric(s) of Hip-Hop Culture.” Snyder’s class consists of students analyzing phrases [...]
Siena College Assistant Professor of Physics John Moustakas, Ph.D. was recently awarded two grants from the Space Telescope Science Institute to analyze observations obtained using NASA’s premier space-based observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope.
Cheryl Buff ’82, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing, co-authored an article titled “Can they defer the cellular lure? College students’ self-control and cell phone usage.” She was assisted by Jeremy Abel ’13 and Jessica Abel ’13. The article was featured in the Review of Business Research.
New Siena College Assistant Professor of Physics John Moustakas, Ph.D., is among a group of astrophysics pioneers who recently discovered one of the first galaxies to form when the Universe was in its infancy. Despite that important development, Moustakas says finding Siena College is one of the best discoveries of his career.
Lisette Balabarca, Ph.D., assistant professor of modern language, conducted academic research at Biblioteca de Catalunya and Archivo de la Corona de Aragón during July in Barcelona, Spain. She was given this opportunity through a Siena College Summer Faculty Research Fellowship. Also, Balabarca received a NEH grant for a Summer Institute in Barcelona. The institute, titled [...]
Cheryl Buff ’82, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing, is the new Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Buff will retain her faculty position and continue to teach two courses. In her new role, she will coordinate and support efforts across the College to foster undergraduate research. Len Cutler, Ph.D., professor of [...]