Saadia Toor

Toor, Saadia Associate Professor

Dr Toor’s scholarship revolves around issues of culture, nationalism, gender/sexuality, state formation, and international political economy. Her book, The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan was published by Pluto Press in 2011. A special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly on the theme of Solidarity co-edited by Read more..
Christina M. Tortora

Tortora, Christina M. Professor

Christina Tortora is a linguistics professor trained in Syntax. Her research focuses on the syntactic structure of Italian, Italian dialects, the Romance languages, and non-standard varieties of English (such as Appalachian English). She is interested in linguistic description, which is both informed by and informs current syntactic theory. Her interest Read more..
Jean Tsui

Tsui, Jean Assistant Professor

Jean’s research focuses on late 19th to early 20th century China.  She is particularly interested in late imperial intellectual history, philosophical hermeneutics, aesthetic theory, and translation studies.  Currently Jean is using “affect and emotion” as analytical categories to interpret the radical intellectual transformation and disjunction China experienced at the turn of the Read more..
Paola Ureni

Ureni, Paola Assistant Professor

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Verene, Chris Associate Professor of Photography

Chris Verene earned his M.F.A. in Photography from Georgia State University in 1996.  Prior to coming to CSI, Verene directed the photography program at SUNY Westchester Community College and was on faculty at the Photography, Video and Related Media MFA program at the School of Visual Arts. Verene has been called a

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Thomas Volscho

Volscho, Thomas Associate Professor

Academic Interests: Economic Inequality, Political Sociology, Racism, ‘Race’, and Ethnic Relations

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Wagner, Jennifer Assistant Professor

Dr. Wagner’s research uses eye-tracking and neural measures to examine early infant and child development across several areas, including social and emotional processing, learning and memory, and numerical perception.  Her lab (The Cognitive Development Lab in 4S-104) studies these questions in both typically-developing children and those at risk for later developmental

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Weil, Marianne Associate Professor

Professor Marianne Weil received her B.A. (sculpture) from Goddard College, VT and M.F.A. (sculpture) from the School of Visual Arts, NY. She continued her training in Pietrasanta, Italy as an apprentice to both foundry artisans and stone carvers.  Prior to her appointment at the College of Staten Island, Weil taught

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White, Mark D. Professor and Chair

In 2013, Professor White became the founding chair of the Department of Philosophy after it split from the Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy (of which he had been a member since 1998 and chair since 2011). Professor White teaches courses in the intersections of economics, philosophy, and law,

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Maurya Wickstrom

Wickstrom, Maurya Professor

Dr. Wickstrom (MFA, Ph.D.) is Professor in the Theater and Performance Program at the Graduate Center/CUNY as well as at the College of Staten Island, where she is the Coordinator of the Drama Program in the Department of Performing and Creative Arts.

Her career began as a director and creator of

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