Susan Rocco

Rocco, Susan Lecturer

An instructor since 1996, Susan Rocco teaches students to engage in writing as a process and to investigate ways to read critically both in face to face and hybrid courses. In addition to teaching for the English Department at the College of Staten Island, she teaches developmental reading and writing Read more..
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Rogers-Sirin, Lauren Associate Professor

Dr. Rogers-Sirin earned her MA and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. She is a licensed psychologist who practices from multicultural relational model of counseling. She has clinical experience with clients of all ages and with a broad range of mental health issues but the bulk of her Read more..

Russell Rosen

Rosen, Russell Assistant Professor

Russell S. Rosen, earned his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in education from Columba University. Publications and research interests are in psycholinguistics and applied linguistics of American Sign Language; second language acquisition, instruction, curriculum, and assessment; the anthropology and history of deaf people and Read more..
Lara Saguisag

Saguisag, Lara Associate Professor

Biography and Academic Interests

Lara Saguisag is Associate Professor of English (Children’s and Young Adult Literature). Professor Saguisag's research and teaching interests include children’s literature, young adult literature, comics and graphic novels, and histories and theories of childhood. Her book Incorrigibles and Innocents: Constructing Childhood and Citizenship in Progressive Era Comics (Rutgers University Press, 2018)

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Salgado-Robles, Francisco Assistant Professor

Francisco Salgado-Robles’ line of inquiry explores three interrelated avenues in the field of Spanish Applied Linguistics: language pedagogy, language acquisition, and sociolinguistics. Specifically, he examines how contextual factors help to understand differences in Spanish second language (L2) and heritage language (HL) acquisition.

Since his arrival at The College of Staten

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Nanette Salomon

Salomon, Nanette Professor

Nanette Salomon, professor of Art History and curator of the College’s Art Gallery, received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU in 1984.

At the College of Staten Island she teaches a full range of courses from the Art of the Ancient World through the Baroque

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George Emilio Sanchez

Sanchez, George Emilio Professor

George Emilio Sanchez is the Chairperson of the Department of Performing and Creative Arts.  He teaches undergraduate courses in the Drama program and graduate courses for the Education Department. He has directed six original student productions for the PCA and continues to work with students and classes with the goal of

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Jonathan Sassi

Sassi, Jonathan Professor

I am a historian of Revolutionary America and the early republic.  My research and publications have focused on the intersection of religion, politics, and reform movements between about 1740 and 1840.  Most recently I have been working on the American antislavery movement of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.  I love doing research

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Sarah Schulman

Schulman, Sarah Distinguished Professor

Sarah Schulman was born in New York City in 1958 and attended (High College) Hunter High School.  She is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, nonfiction writer, AIDS historian,  journalist, and active participant citizen.

Co-Founder MIX: NY LGBT Experimental Film and Video Festival, Co-Director ACT UP Oral History Project (, US Coodinator of the Read more..
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Sekerina, Irina A. Professor

What are the mechanisms underlying rapid, incremental on-line language comprehension? How do preschool children develop fast and interactive processing system that allows them to successfully employ multiple sources of information on-line? Do bilingual speakers to rely on two independent sets of processing mechanisms or is the nature of the bilingual

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