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) andRead more..
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 atRead more..
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 effortsRead more..
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), drugRead more..
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, andRead more..
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 ofRead more..
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 onRead more..