Dr. Sarah Berger

Berger, Sarah Full Professor

Dr. Berger and her research team study the development of infants’ problem-solving skills in the context of locomotion. For example, we study how infants learn to navigate around obstacles that stand between them and a goal. We use infants’ motor behaviors to gain insight into underlying cognitive processes. A second research

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William Bernhardt

Bernhardt, William Associate Professor

Educated at Reed College, Keele University (U.K.), Cornell and Indiana Universities, William "Bill" Bernhardt has taught a broad range of courses including writing on all levels from remedial to post-graduate, English as a Second Language, Reading, and Literature. He has also been a teacher-trainer in many of these academic areas Read more..
Leigh Binford

Binford, Leigh Professor

Leigh Binford came to the College of Staten Island from Mexico’s Autonomous University of Puebla where he worked following twelve years at the University of Connecticut.  He has carried out fieldwork in highland and lowland Mexico and highland El Salvador, focusing on rural social economies, peasantries, international migration, human rights, civil Read more..
Jason Bishop

Bishop, Jason Assistant Professor

Jason Bishop is a linguistics professor in the English Department at CSI, with an appointment in Linguistics at the CUNY Graduate Center. Director of the CSI Speech Laboratory in 2S-216a, he specializes in phonetics and laboratory phonology (two experimental approaches to the study of spoken language). As such, he is

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Roslyn Bologh

Bologh, Roslyn Professor

Professor Bologh was recruited to come to the College of Staten Island from St. John's University where she was a tenured faculty member.  She is a full professor at the College and member of the Graduate Faculty in the Doctoral Program in Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY.  She has served as Read more..
Matt Brim

Brim, Matt Professor

Matt Brim is Professor of Queer Studies in the English department at CSI, with a faculty appointment at the Graduate Center in the Women's and Gender Studies M.A. Program. He teaches a variety of courses in LGBTQ literature and women's studies, often with a focus on black feminist/queer studies. His most recent book, Poor Queer Read more..

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Brooks, Patricia J. Professor

Professor Brooks is the Director of the Language Learning Laboratory in the Psychology Department. She joined the CSI faculty in 1997 after completing post-doctoral research fellowships at Carnegie Mellon University and Emory University. Her research program focuses on individual differences in language learning and development across the lifespan. She conducts laboratory

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Jeffrey Bussolini

Bussolini, Jeffrey Associate Professor

Jeffrey Bussolini was educated at Georgetown, CUNY Graduate Center, the Sorbonne (Université de Paris I) and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, and is a sociologist, philosopher, and historian of technology by training. His areas of inquiry are: ailourography (etho-ethnography), ethnography of national security institutions, ancient and contemporary Read more..
Rosanne Carlo

Carlo, Rosanne Assistant Professor

Dr. Rosanne Carlo is an Assistant Professor specializing in rhetoric and composition at CSI. Her research interests include rhetorical theory, ethos and voice, material rhetorics, and place-based writing. Her research specifically explores the ways people understand their character development through objects and places. She primarily interested in how our surroundings

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Ava Chin

Chin, Ava Associate Professor

Ava Chin is the author of the award-winning Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love, and the Perfect Meal (Simon & Schuster, 2014), which won 1st Prize in the 2015 M.F.K. Fisher Book Awards. Kirkus Reviews called Eating Wildly “A delectable feast of the

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