Jaime Amparo Alves

Alves, Jaime Amparo Assistant Professor

I hold a PhD in Anthropology and Black Studies from The University of Texas/Austin. My research interest includes racialized policing practices, mass incarceration and black urban life in Brazil and Colombia. Before joining CSI/CUNY I served as visiting professor and affiliated researcher at the Africana Research Center (Penn State) and

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Artist using a hand-drill to pierce through paper

Aragón, Miguel A. Assistant Professor

Miguel A. Aragón was born and raised in Ciudad Juárez, México; prior to his appointment at the College of Staten Island, Professor Aragón taught Printmaking, Foundations and Design courses at the Universidad Autónoma de Cd. Juárez in México for several years and in 2011 he was a Visiting Professor at

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John (Jay) Arena

Arena, John (Jay) Assistant Professor

John (Jay) Arena earned his Ph.D. in Sociology, and M.A.in Latin American Studies, from Tulane University, in New Orleans and joined the College of Staten Island’s Department of Sociology & Anthropology in the Fall of 2008.  Previous to and during graduate school I participated in various community and labor organizing efforts

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Comfort Asanbe

Asanbe, Comfort Associate Professor

Comfort B. Asanbe, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Psychology at The College of Staten Island/City University of New York (CSI/CUNY).  Her research focuses on identifying the factors that pose a threat to the psychological health of children, especially, those that are due to parental drug use (cocaine/polydrug exposure), drug

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Dan Auerbach

Auerbach, Dan Assistant Professor

Dan Auerbach has been described by the New York Times as a player “with quiet virtuosity.”  His teaching experience includes the Juilliard Pre-College, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, and Rutgers University. His students have gone on to win regional and all-state competitions, as well as college auditions such as Columbia, Rutgers, and

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Bryan Averbuch

Averbuch, Bryan Assistant Professor

Bryan Averbuch researches and teaches Islamic and Indian Ocean history, maritime history, and cross-cultural trade, focusing on the intertwined histories of the spice trade and the silk roads. His current book project explores ways in which the Indian Ocean spice trade transformed the culture and expanded the geographical horizons of

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Jillian Baez

Baez, Jillian Assistant Professor

Professor Báez specializes in Latina/o media, audience studies, transnational feminisms, and media literacy. She has published her work in the Journal of Popular Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Centro: Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies. Professor Báez is currently writing a book on

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Álvaro Baquero-Pecino

Baquero-Pecino, Álvaro Assistant Professor

Professor Baquero-Pecino obtained a double degree in Hispanic Philology, and Literary Theory and Comparative Literature from the University of Granada (Spain). He also earned a M.A. in Spanish from New Mexico State University, and received his Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies from Georgetown University. His main research interests include Read more..
Alyson Bardsley

Bardsley, Alyson Associate Professor

Professor Bardsley’s research interests include literature’s intersections with cosmopolitanism, nationalism, and Romanticism; Scottish literature; feminism, and feminist pedagogy. She primarily teaches courses in British literature, women writers, and writing, with occasional forays into feminist theory and popular culture. Read more..
Michael Batson

Batson, Michael Lecturer

Professor Batson has been teaching in the History Department and the CORE 100 Program at the College of Staten Island since August 2000. He has also taught in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and in the Macaulay Honors College at the college.

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