College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York

Macaulay Honors College

Kim DeMarzio Kim DeMarzio
College Assistant

Building 1A, Room 206
(718) 982.2222

Kim has been a part of the College of Staten Island community since 2005. She began her CSI career in the Office of Academic Suport and served as a College Assistant for the Tutoring Lab and Immersion Program before joining the Macaulay Honors College. She enjoys interaction with the students and assisting the students in any way possible. Prior to working at CSI, Kim was an Executive Assistant for Swiss American Securities in Manhattan.

Lisa French
Lisa French
Honors College Associate Director and Advisor of the Macaulay Honors College at CSI

Building 1A, Room 206
(718) 982.2067

Lisa French is the Associate Director and Advisor for the Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island. Before coming to the Macaulay Honors College, Lisa worked as the Assistant to the Dean of Undergraduate Studies and with College Now both at Brooklyn College. Prior to her work with CUNY, Lisa toured the country with the National Theatre for Children, performed in London, worked Off-Broadway as well as in regional theatre. Lisa earned her BFA in theatre from Adelphi University and her MFA in theatre from Brooklyn College. Lisa continues to work with emerging New York City playwrights.

Charles Liu

Charles Liu
Director of the Macaulay Honors College at CSI

Building 1A, Room 206
(718) 982.2817

Charles Liu is a professor of astrophysics at the City University of New York’s College of Staten Island, and an associate with the Hayden Planetarium and Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. His research focuses on colliding galaxies, quasars, and the star formation history of the Universe. He earned degrees from Harvard University and the University of Arizona, and held postdoctoral positions at Kitt Peak National Observatory and at Columbia University.

Together with co-authors Robert Irion and Neil Tyson, he received the 2001 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award for his book “One Universe: At Home In The Cosmos.” More recently, he is the author of “The Handy Astronomy Answer Book” (2008, Visible Ink Press). He and his wife, who is way smarter than he is, have three children.

Anita Romano Anita Romano
Program Coordinator of the Macaulay Honors College at CSI

Building 1A, Room 206
(718) 982.2347

Anita has been a member of the College of Staten Island community since 2003. She began her CSI career in Instructional Support Services and served as an Academic Appeals Coordinator before joining the Macaulay Honors College. Anita earned her BS in Management and Marketing from Cornell University and her MBA in finance from the Stern School (NYU). Before becoming a part of CUNY, Anita was a consultant with Accenture and a financial analyst for Credit Suisse First Boston. In addition to coordinating recruiting and admission events for the Honors College, Anita focuses on promoting student achievements and opportunities.