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Faculty and Staff Achievements, Spring 2014

April 15, 2014 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

Mahmood Karimi-Hakak, professor of creative arts, and his students had three documentary films (Dream Interrupted, Hamlet’s Green Evolution and Creating Creation) selected for the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival. The event runs April 24- May 3, 2014. For more information visit http://thebnff.com/ Katherine Meierdiercks, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental studies, was awarded a $9,975 grant from the New […]

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Faculty and Staff Achievements, Winter 2013

January 3, 2014 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

Scott Foster, M.F.A., assistant professor of creative arts, was commissioned to create a portrait of St. Kateri Tekakwitha for a Schenectady, N.Y., parish named in her honor. In order to produce the portrait of a Native American woman who lived in the 1600s, Foster relied on his research to make an informed decision about St. […]

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Faculty and Staff News, Summer 2013

August 23, 2013 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

 

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Faculty Profile: Adam Mason, Ph.D.

April 4, 2013 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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.

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Faculty and Staff News, Spring 2013

April 2, 2013 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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 […]

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Todd Snyder: Nontraditional Hip-hop Teacher

April 2, 2013 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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 […]

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Professor Receives Grant for Hubble Telescope Research

April 2, 2013 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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 NASAs premier space-based observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Faculty and Staff Achievements, Winter 2012

February 1, 2013 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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.

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New prof John Moustakas, other astrophysicists discover one of the first galaxies.

November 5, 2012 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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.

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Faculty and Staff Achievements, Fall 2012

October 31, 2012 by Editor in Faculty and Staff with 0 Comments

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 […]

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